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Electric Guitars...How were they invented?
Ever wonder how the electric guitar came to be, or why there are so many different shapes and design possibilities? This outstanding online resource about the electric guitar's invention from the Smithsonian's Lemelson Center answers those questions and many more. In addition to offering a comprehensive history of the electric guitar's development, the site has images, audio commentaries, and sound clips, as well as a detailed description of how guitars work. Highly recommended.