H/T Popular Mechanics. After 80 years, we still don’t really know. You know the Gibson Les Paul: It’s that chunky electric guitar hanging off the shoulders of Led Zeppelin’s Jimmy Page, the classic axe thrust skyward by Guns N’ Roses’ lead guitarist Slash. You know Gibson’s great rival Fender, too, even if you don’t know guitars. […]

Who Really Invented the Electric Guitar? — depolreablesunite