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While you probably have never heard the name 'George Beauchamp' before, if you play electric guitar, well then you owe him a debt of gratitude. Because it was Beauchamp, working with Adolph Rickenbacker who created the first commercially viable method of stringed-instrument amplification.

History of the Electric Guitar!

While you probably have never heard the name ‘George Beauchamp’ before, if you play electric guitar, well then you owe him a debt of gratitude. Because it was Beauchamp, working with Adolph Rickenbacker who created the first commercially viable method of stringed-instrument amplification.

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Paul Gilbert is one of the most iconic guitarists in the world. With his uncanny ability to shred circles around most players, Sir Gilbert has once again put his stamp on a new Ibanez line of guitars. His signature models deliver a sweet combination of shred playability while still giving an amazing warm tone.

SMG Review: Ibanez FRM100TR Fireman Paul Gilbert Signature Electric Guitar

Paul Gilbert is one of the most iconic guitarists in the world. With his uncanny ability to shred circles around most players, Sir Gilbert has once again put his stamp on a new Ibanez line of guitars. His signature models deliver a sweet combination of shred playability while still giving an amazing warm tone.

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The history of electric guitars can be traced back to over 70 years ago when a pickup was placed inside an acoustic and a radio was used to amplify the signal. But it didn't take too long before a few great innovators came along to refine the sound, style and functionality and the rest is Rock 'n' Roll!

SMG Poll: What was the Greatest Breakthrough in Electric Guitar?

The history of electric guitars can be traced back to over 70 years ago when a pickup was placed inside an acoustic and a radio was used to amplify the signal. But it didn’t take too long before a few great innovators came along to refine the sound, style and functionality and the rest is […]

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A look back at some of SMG's most popular posts over the last few months...

SMG: A Look Back

A look back at some of SMG’s most popular posts over the last few months…

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Five Great Ways to Display Your Guitars

A guitar is not only a musical instrument. Sure, it is capable of filling rhythm, lead and harmony bliss. And once you figure out how to jam on a cool riff, there is something that bonds you….

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