Guitars are believed to have first been used in the 13th century though they probably would have looked a lot different than we know them today. By the 1500’s the guitar was used in music on a regular basis but still was not as we know it today. By the late 1800’s, the six-string guitar model was the most popular and by 1894 Gibson had revolutionized the industry, The electric guitar appeared in 1931 and changed the world again. The guitar is one of the easiest instruments to learn but also one of the most difficult to master. Most actually have more notes than a piano.
How to celebrate – Learn to play guitar. Learn how to make your own guitar. Try and name as many guitar brands as you can.