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O.W. Appleton and the First Electric Guitar

December 21, 2019, 7:30 PM - 10:30 PM

Contact:
The Washington
Phone:
319-758-9553
Location:
The Washington

Before the Fender Stratocaster, before the Gibson Les Paul, there was the App: arguably, the first solid-body electric guitar, invented by Burlington's O.W. Appleton, proprietor of the iconic App's Music House in downtown Burlington. Learn the real history of the electric guitar - in pictures, words and music - at one of its most dedicated venues, with Appleton's granddaughter, Vonda Kaye, and award-winning musician Steve Bonafel.

 

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