Electric Guitars

Timeline created by Clint Michael Peterson
In Music
  • First electric guitar

    First electric guitar
    In 1947 Paul Bigsley and country singer Merle Travis teamed up to make a solid body guitar which resembles the ones we use today.
  • Advancement of electric guitars

    Advancement of electric guitars
    Electric guitar quickly became famous through 1950's, 60's and 70's. The customization of guitars helped boost its popularity.
  • Electric guitar becomes more popular

    Electric guitar becomes more popular
    Fender guitar company began making alot of different guitars which were to expensive for non famous musicians to buy which helped out with there fame.
  • Bass guitar

    Bass guitar
    Paul Tumtarc invented the bass guitar in 1935 and didnt start getting popular until the 50's, right after electric guitars became what they are.
  • The Beatles

    The Beatles
    The Beatles formed in 1957.This group made a gigantic impact on the electric guitar's reputation. Guitar probably would not be what it is today without the Beatles.
  • Rock and roll

    Rock and roll
    Jimi Hendrix made the electric guitar into a rock and roll icon and helped out the selling of electric guitar he made them realy popular