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The First Electric Guitar and the Founder

n 1931 the actual Electro String Company had been founded by John Barth, George Beauchamp and Adolph Rickenbacker, as well as developed the first electrical guitars marketed to the general public. They provided their guitars from cast aluminum as well as were played on the individuals lap using a metal slip much like today's steel guitar. For their uncommon materials, they were affectionately known as "Frying Cookware."



The early achievement from the baking cookware motivated the Gibson acoustic guitar organization to construct their own very first guitar, the ES-150 the industry legend today.