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Bass guitar chord finder

In 1953, Monk Montgomery became the first bassist to tour with the Fender bass guitar, in Lionel Hampton’s postwar big band. Montgomery was also possibly the first to record with the bass guitar, on July 2, 1953, with the Art […]

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Electric guitar chords

The first electrically amplified stringed instrument to be marketed commercially was designed in 1931 by George Beauchamp, the general manager of the National Guitar Corporation, with Paul Barth, who was vice president. The maple body prototype for the one-piece cast […]