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www.les-paul.com/timeline/red-hot-red

Lester William Polsfuss best known as Les Paul, the inventor of the solid body electric guitar, was born in 1915 in Waukesha, Wisconsin, a small city 20 miles west of Milwaukee. Radio was brand new and young Les would stay up all night listening to guitar players on his crystal radio. After saving enough money from his ...

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Oct 19, 2017 ... By Gianriccardo Pera. Everyone who's passionate of electric guitars knows what Fender is, and what it represents for music. Fender represents the concept of the guitar itself and has a distinct sound which for hundreds of players, thousands of fans and many millions of simple citizens contained a message ...

www.washingtonpost.com/graphics/2017/lifestyle/the-slow-secret-death-of-the-electric-guitar

Jun 22, 2017 ... “There are more makers now than ever before in the history of the instrument, but the market is not growing,” Gruhn says in a voice that flutters between a groan and a grumble. “I'm not all doomsday, but this — this is not sustainable.” The numbers back him up. In the past decade, electric guitar sales have ...

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Although the guitar's predecessors have been around for thousands of years, wind and percussion instruments are much older than string instruments. But even as for other musical instruments counts also for the development of the guitar, for the man his feelings and desires to uttered that on no single other manner from to ...

www.thecut.com/2017/06/women-electric-guitar-players.html

Jun 23, 2017 ... But she does play a guitar.”), Edgers manages to make it through an entire history of the electric-guitar industry as it stands without quoting more than one female guitar player — the Runaways's guitarist Lita Ford. Any person who has actually interrogated the music landscape deeper than, say, an Eric ...

www.professorstring.com/guitar_string_history.php

Strings 101 - Guitar String History. The whole concept of the guitar began many centuries ago, but the concept of a musical string began before the guitar. The earliest stringed instruments date as far back as the Egyptian dynasty. Eastern instruments such as the rebab and other lute family instruments have existed since the ...

www.penguinrandomhouse.com/books/532317/play-it-loud-by-brad-tolinski-and-alan-di-perna-foreword-by-carlos-santana/9781101970393

Play It Loud. An Epic History of the Style, Sound, and Revolution of the Electric Guitar. An Epic History of the Style, Sound, and Revolution of the Electric Guitar. An Epic History of the Style, Sound, and Revolution of the Electric Guitar. An Epic History of the Style, Sound, and Revolution of the Electric Guitar. By Brad Tolinski  ...

www.guyguitars.com/eng/handbook/BriefHistory.html

The guitar is an ancient and noble instrument, whose history can be traced back over 4000 years. .... The electric guitar was born when pickups were added to Hawaiian and "jazz" guitars in the late 1920's, but met with little success before 1936, when Gibson introduced the ES150 model, which Charlie Christian made ...

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Sep 18, 2005 ... All of which helps explain why the Audiovox saga went missing in all of the early electric guitar history books, and other men -- like Fullerton, California's Leo Fender (who first marketed his famously successful bass guitar in 1951) -- long received all the credit for "inventing" the electric bass. One additional ...