Major Milestones in Guitar History

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When you’re learning guitar it’s important to learn a little bit about the instrument’s origins. From the early designs to amplification, here’s a look back at guitar history, as well as the story of “Rock n Roll” from Denver, CO instructor Kirk R… 

The old origins of the guitar are rarely talked about. Many people believe that the guitar is a new instrument for folk and pop music, however, there were guitars and similar instruments long before familiar instruments like the piano or violin. Read more about this history at

Here is a beautifully constructed infographic to explain some of the major milestones in guitar history.


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