Category: Guitar History

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The History of R&B and Funk Guitar

As one of the more prominent music genres of the past century, rhythm and blues (R&B) and funk music have emerged to the world’s music scene around mid-20th century in the United States.


The History of Country Guitar

The rise of the country guitar in the United States can be traced back to the ascent of the US itself. Some of the early settlers brought guitars from their homeland, introducing the six-string sound to the new world.

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The History of Electric and Rock Guitar

Originating in the 1950’s as rock ‘n’ roll, rock music came a long way from its early beginnings, ultimately growing into hundreds of subgenres, some of which arguably became genres of their own.


The History of Blues Guitar

The story of blues guitar started way back during the 1920’s and 1930’s with the early works of such iconic guitarists as Robert Johnson, Blind Lemon Jefferson and Lonnie Johnson.