The Ludwig Book

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Rob Cook
Rebeats Publications, 2003 - Music - 302 pages
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(Book). The Ludwig Book by Rob Cook is the definitive business and historical guide to this legendary drum manufacturer. Includes dozens of interviews, a 64-page color section, a dating guide including every catalogued Ludwig snare drum and outfit, and a handy CD-ROM. Interview sections include the top executives from Ludwig's heyday in the 1960s: Karl Dustman, Frank Baxpehler and Dick Schory, as well as todays leaders: William F. Ludwig III, Todd Trent and Jim Catalano. There are also special segments on Ludwig Electronics, Phase II, and detailed sections about the gear used by famous drummers such as John Bonham and Ringo Starr.

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Wm F Ludwig Sr Autobiographical Notes
Early days of the factory
Ludwig Vs Slingerland

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Readers can't put the story down. Rob Cook has been writing since he was about 15 years old. Unconventional and edgy. Well known for short stories that are thought provoking - teaching without preaching. He tackles real life topics that no one else wants to address.Audiences are on the edge of their chairs. Rob takes his unique edgy approach to youth ministry and brings it to life through stories and illustrations. He never leaves the stage without provoking the audience to action. He takes the Great Commission off of the pages of the Bible into the streets of your town.

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