Psychedelic-Rock'n'roll: Fender Amps: The First Fifty Years

5 January 2012

Fender Amps:
The First Fifty Years


Fender Amps: The First Fifty Years
John Teagle and John Sprung
256 pages, Hal Leonard Publishing Corporation (July 1995)

Fender Amps is the first book to chronicle this company's amazing contribution to the amplifier, providing a complete overview of its history and operation. From the K & F amp of 1945 to the Custom Amp Shop line of today.

Authorised by Fender Musical Instruments and researched by industry veterans, this book covers the entire amp lineage. Includes detailed model features and specs, rare catalogue reprints, classic advertisements, endorsee promo photos and hundreds of close-up photos of these American beauties.
Includes a commissioned 40-page full-colour section showcasing Fender's finest (complete with a 2-page pullout group shot of over 60 amps!) and the choicest vintage catalogue covers.

Fender '57 Twin Guitar Amplifier

Also includes sections on how amps work, basic amp maintenance, set-up tips and detailed parts info necessary for dating and restoring Fender amps.