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Deconstructing the Solid Body Sound of the Electric Guitar
Deconstructing the Solid Body Sound of the Electric Guitar

The solid-body electric guitar is a rather modern instrument with a history that dates back to the around the 1920s. This article will attempt to understand the electric guitar tone and how the instrument’s body, neck, bridge, scale length, and headstock interact in order to create the resonance which is then transferred to, and enhanced, by the magnetic pickups.