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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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"This record is for most people playing electric guitar at the same time and same tune.
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And while she will bring her large band to Cozmic Pizza for a concert today, they will leave behind the solid-body electric guitars and play an acoustic set.
Xose said yesterday: "This instrument is very important as it was Paul's rst electric guitar."
The combination of this and his newly-refined electric guitar handed working musicians a remarkable set of tools.
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Electric guitar soloist looking for a classic flare will be pleased with the selection of twenty-five electric honky-tonk solos comprising "Nashville Country Lead Guitar", by veteran music educator Larry McCabe as he presents electric guitar solos for those playing electric guitar for aspiring and practicing country music guitarists at the intermediate level.
But the album only sparks to life when they try something more ambitious, with the less predictable Say That Again a rambling affair which adds chugging electric guitar for emphasis.
Their latest titles range from violins and fiddles, to the electric guitar, jazz guitar, the piano, and even the mandolin.
Its nine original songs declare the state of the nation in urgent declarative sentences ("America needs a leader") sung to folkish melodies over Young's patented wash of distorted electric guitar and lumbering bass-and-drums thud.
He never attended college, but is the dean of the Dead-heads and plays a mean electric guitar.