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The remarkable story of George Harrison’s prototype ‘mad’ guitar and the search for Jimi Hendrix’s and Frank Zappa’s
 
Discover the untold history of the Bartell Fretless. 
A story about rock legends, innovators, risk-takers, murder cults, and frying pans.

The book has been nominated for the 2022 Association for Recorded Sound Collections Awards for Excellence in Historical Recorded Sound Research.

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“Paul has done an amazing bit of detective work for Finding Fretless, it would put Poirot to shame.”

Fiona Bruce BBC Antiques Roadshow

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The remarkable tale of the discovery and rich history of a prototype fretless electric guitar, fondly remembered by George Harrison as the ‘Mad’ guitar, and the search for Jimi Hendrix’s and Frank Zappa’s.