October 15, 2016
Now shipping! 5th Edition Blue Book of Guitar Amplifiers by Ryan Triggs.
The guitar industry’s only comprehensive publication on guitar amplifier information and values has been dramatically improved! The new 5th Edition Blue Book of Guitar Amplifiers is the only publication solely dedicated to current guitar and bass amplifier information and up-to-date values. At 840 pages, it is the largest book ever published on guitar amplifiers with nearly 500 individual manufacturers, trademarks, and boutique builders identified. Written by Ryan Triggs, the 5th Edition Blue Book of Guitar Amplifiers keeps the reader up-to-date on modern and vintage pricing, technical information on guitar amps, and serialization on several major trademarks.
Click here for sample pages and to order!
May 18, 2015
B.B. King Tribute by Eric Dahl
Rolling Stone magazine ranked B.B. King as the third greatest guitar player in the world on their list of “100 Greatest Guitarists.” But truth be told, Riley B. King was the No. 1 blues guitarist in the world.
January 27, 2015
2015 NAMM Top 10 "Best By Blue Book"
This two-part blog features Blue Book's top ten choices of products featured at the 2015 NAMM Show in Anaheim, California, that were cool, new, and exciting for the music industry! See what made our list!
December 10, 2014
The Guitar Book Duo! Presenting the new 15th Editions of the Blue Book of Acoustic Guitars and Blue Book of Electric Guitars!
These two new titles have been completely updated and include most new 2014 models, plus updated values on both vintage and modern guitars! The sheer amount of information and values in these new 15th Editions Blue Book of Acoustic Guitars and Blue Book of Electric Guitars simply can't fit in one book. Get them through us first at a discounted package price!
15th Edition Guitar Combo Package
July 23, 2014
New blog from guest author S.P. Fjestad - "Summer NAMM Show 2014
This two-part blog features plenty of images and commentary from the Summer NAMM Show. This is the second year the Summer NAMM show has been in the Nashville Music City Center, and judging by all the exhibitor and attendee comments, everyone is very glad to be back in the Music City.
January 28, 2014
In Memoriam - Six stings down...RIP Jack Wadsworth
As Billy Joel sang on his 1977 album, "Only the good die young" could not apply more to Jack Wadsworth - a good friend we lost in December to kidney failure.
September 17, 2013
New blog from guest author, S.P. Fjestad - PRS Twins – Only Fourteen Years Apart!
OK, so what’s with this pair of PRS instruments with bookmatched tops and finishes?
September 12, 2013
New title available to order: B.B. King's Lucille and the Loves Before Her
Inspired by the author’s purchase of a pawnshop guitar, this publication takes the reader to every corner of B.B. King’s instrumental travels, from the first single string ‘Diddley Bow’ to the people who maintain and create the guitars and amplifiers he uses. It’s not just for fans of the King of Blues – anyone with a curiosity about great musicians, great guitars, and how both come to be will be swept up in both the facts and the narrative.
Available to order at: www.BBKingBook.com
October 15, 2012
Get your Paul Reed Smith guitar and amp values in one convenient, pocket-sized source! Blue Book Publications presents the Paul Reed Smith Pocket Guide!
Finally, find values and information on all new and vintage Paul Reed Smith electric guitars, acoustic guitars, basses, and guitar amplifiers in one easy-to-use pocket-sized format! This pocket guide follows the same great value guide format as the Blue Book of Electric Guitars, Blue Book of Acoustic Guitars, and Blue Book of Guitar Amplifers, but it is specific to Paul Reed Smith guitars and amplifiers!
Paul Reed Smith Pocket Guide
October 5, 2012
2 is better than 1! Presenting the new 14th Editions of the Blue Book of Acoustic Guitars and Blue Book of Electric Guitars!
These two new titles have been completely updated and include most new 2012 models, plus updated values on both vintage and modern guitars! The sheer amount of information and values in these new 14th Editions Blue Book of Acoustic Guitars and Blue Book of Electric Guitars simply can't fit in one book. Get them through us first at a discounted package price!
14th Edition Guitar Combo Package