Guitar sleuth and music-history detective Deke Dickerson tells the true tales behind 48 rare-guitar and amplifier finds that will make any player or collector green with envy. A hoarder's attic stuffed with nearly 600 vintage guitars still in their boxes. A mint 1954 Fender Telecaster tucked under a bed in a family friend's house. Jazz legend Charlie Christian's Gibson ES-250. Strat in the Attic: Thrilling Stories of Guitar Archaeology Hardcover – June 10, 2013. by. Deke Dickerson (Author). Find all the books, read about the author, and more.
Articles by: Deke Dickerson. Interview: Guitarist Duane Eddy Discusses His New Album, 'Road Trip'. By Deke Dickerson June 09, 2011. Derek Trucks and Susan Tedeschi Discuss Tedeschi Trucks Band's New Album, 'Revelator'. By Deke Dickerson June 07, 2011. Husband-and-wife guitarists Derek Trucks and Susan Tedeschi discuss working together on the Tedeschi Trucks Band’s debut album,Revelator.
Deke Dickerson is living proof. Many know Dickerson as a talented guitarist, recording artist, concert curator, and lover of all things wacky, weird, and wild in the gear department. But as this thoroughly entertaining and informative book demonstrates, Dickerson can also be considered the Indiana Jones of the guitar world, as he recounts his sleuthing, fact-checking, and the kind of tenacious investigating that’d make any CSI crime show detective envious.
Listen to music from Deke Dickerson like Hot Rod Queen, Mexicali Rose & more. Find the latest tracks, albums, and images from Deke Dickerson. A popular American guitarist with respect for righteously pure retro sounds, Deke formed the midwestern hot-rod surf-punk band Untamed Youth at age 17 in his hometown of Columbia, Missouri.
Now the Masked Men of Instrumental Rock have added a third vocal album to their list, and this time they've put a new spin on the concept by covering 14 well-known pop, rock, and surf instrumentals, and brought in Deke Dickerson to warble the oft-forgotten lyrics the tunes had all along (except for two numbers where Mark Winchester has come. Los Straitjackets tear into these songs with their usual skill and guitar fire, and they put imaginative twists on a few numbers, playing "Miserlou" as a song of exotic romance in the desert, and referencing both Jørgen Ingmann and the Sugarhill Gang in their take on "Apache" (and Dickerson's rapping on the latter is itself worth the price of admission).
The resulting album, Deke Dickerson Sings the Great Instrumental Hits, is premiering on Billboard today. Dickerson calls it "the first album of its kind. Los Straitjackets, a Grammy-nominated group from Nashville famous for wearing Lucha Libre masks, have released more than 11 albums
Articles From This Author. Scotty Moore's Royal Legacy: Bearing Witness at the Birth of Rock and Roll. Leo Fender's 1943 Prototype Electric Guitar. 1971 Ralph Smith 18-String Guitar.
American Roots Music-Rockabilly, Country, vintage rock & roll. Genre: Rock: Rockabilly. His band the Ecco-Fonics might include a steel guitar, a saxophone, a fiddle or a piano player, or it might just consist of Deke, his doubleneck guitar and a rhythm section.