Ian Port

music critic, and author of “The Birth of Loud: Leo Fender, Les Paul, and the Rivalry that Shaped Rock N Roll”

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The guitar once had a hard time making itself heard over louder instruments and noisy dance halls, so it was often relegated to a supporting role. The electric guitar changed all that.

How the transformation of the guitar remade rock n’ roll

The guitar once had a hard time making itself heard over louder instruments and noisy dance halls, so it was often relegated to a supporting role. The electric guitar changed all that.

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