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electric guitar

an electrically amplified guitar, used mainly in pop music

electric guitar

[i¦lek·trik gə′tär]
(engineering acoustics)
A guitar in which a contact microphone placed under the strings picks up the acoustic vibrations for amplification and for reproduction by a loudspeaker.
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With McGuinn doing the lead vocals, it was recorded with a Rickenbacker electric 12-string guitar, electric piano, electric rhythm guitars, bass and drums.
He is also an accomplished musician who can play an amazing number of instruments such as acoustic guitar, bass guitar, steel guitar, electric guitar, slide guitar, banjo, keyboards, piano, organ, drums, percussion, and synthesizers.
Since then, his interests have expanded to bass guitar, electric guitar and clarinet, interests he and other pupils exercise in the before-school instrument program at West Boylston Middle/High School during the regular school year.
A successful producer, composer, and rapper, he is also a gifted musician playing 5 instruments including piano, acoustic guitar, electric guitar and bass.
Jackson, rhythm guitar, electric guitar and vocals; Mark Crawford, five-string electric bass guitar and harmony vocals; Freddie James, drums and vocals; and Myron Smith, electric pedal steel guitar and vocals.
Tucked away in the green room of his Brooklyn, NY apartment this past summer, Ari played all the instruments -- including acoustic guitar, electric guitar, bass, keyboards, harmonica, and percussion -- and sang all the vocals on his new EP.
Along with production duties, Adams plays acoustic guitar, electric guitar and bass.