Anonymous asked in Arts & HumanitiesHistory · 9 years ago

When were electric guitars first invented?

And don't give me that bs where you tell me string instruments were invented 400 somethin years ago, i wanna know when ELECTRIC GUITARS were invented. ....thank you ;D....

3 Answers

  • Anonymous
    9 years ago
    Best Answer

    1920's and 1930's people began to put special amplifyiers inside of acoustic guitars because for orchestras and big band performences wanted to make the sound of the guitar louder because it was not heard enough.

  • 9 years ago

    1920's people start amplifying their instruments with microphones

    1931 - first electric guitar

  • Anonymous
    9 years ago

    1930s when jazz and bluesmen wanted to make their music louder and more exciting

Still have questions? Get your answers by asking now.