Tuesday, March 8, 2011

Evolution Of The Electric Guitar....Electrifying

The Smithsonian Channel has a great intro into electrifying the guitar.From turning the hollow body guitar into a solid wood body,then electrifying it through pick-ups,and then amplifying the pick-ups by plugging them into an amplifier,designed actually from the tube radios.It was a radical concept and the birth of the electric guitar and rock-n-roll music....
A good piece of knowledge about the guitar,and some good guitar tracks to go along.

....Electrified: The Guitar Revolution
The history of music's greatest invention and the world's most popular musical instrument. From the early days of the Model U and Frying Pan to the guitar wars of Fender and Gibson, experience the evolution of the electric guitar through vintage footage, interviews with rock historians and rousing live performances...


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