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 and major milestones. You should learn about the early designs to amplification as well as the story of “Rock n Roll.” Here is a fun timeline 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. Instruments such as 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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