Play it Loud: Instruments of Rock & Roll to open at The MET

 

 

 

Les Paul Special electric guitar, Gibson Guitar Corp., 1961; Painted by Bob Cantrell.
Steve Miller had this guitar painted by surfboard artist Bob Cantrell and used it in live performances throughout the 1970s. Courtesy of Steve Miller St.

The iconic instruments of Rock & Roll will go on view at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, with instruments played by artists such as Chuck Berry, Eric Clapton, Sheryl Crow, Bob Dylan, Don Felder, Kim Gordon, Jimi Hendrix, James Hetfield, Wanda Jackson, Joan Jett, Lady Gaga, Steve Miller, Joni Mitchell, Jimmy Page, Kate Pierson, Elvis Presley, Prince, Keith Richards, Patti Smith, Bruce Springsteen, Ringo Starr, Eddie Van Halen, St. Vincent, Tina Weymouth, Nancy Wilson, and others. Play It Loud: Instruments of Rock and Roll opens April 8th!

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