Category: Guitar History

Guitar History Files. Guitar Files focusing on the history of guitars, guitar companies and more.

The First Commercially Successful Electric Guitar – Rickenbacker Frying Pan

The First Commercially Successful Electric Guitar – Rickenbacker Frying Pan

0

The Rickenbacker Electro Hawaiian was crafted from a single piece of wood, this lap-steel guitar was the prototype for a cast-aluminum model Electro A-22 nicknamed the "Frying ...

The Log Guitar By Les Paul

The Log Guitar By Les Paul

1

Les Paul was dissatisfied with acoustic-electric guitars and began experimenting in his apartment in Queens, NY with a few designs of his own. Famously, he created several ...

Knaggs Guitars History

Knaggs Guitars History

3

Knaggs Guitars was founded in 2009 by World renowned designer and luthier Joe Knaggs and Branding/Marketing expert Peter Wolf, two well respected industry veterans with a vast ...

Hamer Guitar History

Hamer Guitar History

0

Chicago has a music vibe that is undeniable and contagious. In 1973 , a small troupe of builders set out to build modern guitars with a vibrant vintage soul. In that moment, Hamer ...

History of Fender Guitars

History of Fender Guitars

0

Fender Musical Instruments Corporation is the world's foremost manufacturer of guitars, basses, amplifiers and related equipment. With an illustrious history dating back to 1946, ...

Carvin Guitar History

Carvin Guitar History

0

Carvin Corporation is an American guitar, musical instrument and equipment manufacturer located in San Diego, California. Carvin was founded in 1946 by Lowell Kiesel, and ...

PRS Guitar Story

PRS Guitar Story

0

The road from my workshop in a historic, haunted Annapolis garret to a state-of-the-art factory was a tough one. Fact is, I always loved working with my hands. Why else would a ...

Guitarist That Collaborated With Ozzy Osbourne

Guitarist That Collaborated With Ozzy Osbourne

1

Most of us know 3 or 4 guitarist that have collaborated with Ozzy Osbourne through his solo career, but there many more that most of us never heard of or knew about. Here's the ...

The Story Behind The Wish Bass

The Story Behind The Wish Bass

0

Steve Wishnevsky from North Carolina is the man behind the unique Wish Basses. He States "We want to make you the best sounding Fretless Electric Bass in the world for about what ...

Who is the Real Father of the Modern Electric Guitar

Who is the Real Father of the Modern Electric Guitar

0

In the early 1940s, Les Paul built a primitive instrument called "The Log" with electric pickups attached to a solid pinewood block. The Fender and the Gibson companies brought ...

Search
Compare items () compare