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Carter, Walter

CARTER, Walter

CARTER, Walter. American, b. 1950. Genres: Music. Career: Tennessean, Nashville, music reporter, 1978-82; Gruhn Guitars, Nashville, TN, writer and researcher, 1988-92; Gibson Guitar Corp., Nashville, historian, 1993-98; songwriter. Publications: (with E. Widner) The Oak Ridge Boys: Our Story, 1986; The Songwriter's Guide to Collaboration, 1988; (with G. Gruhn) Gruhn's Guide to Vintage Guitars, 1990; (with G. Gruhn) Acoustic Guitars and Other Fretted Instruments: A Photographic History, 1992; (with G. Gruhn) Electric Guitars and Basses: A Photographic History, 1993; (ed. and contrib.) Gibson Guitars: One Hundred Years of an American Icon, 1994; The Martin Guitar Book, 1995; Epiphone: The Complete History, 1995; The Ovation Story, 1995.

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