A Guitar Odyssey: Wired For Sound (2000)

Genres - Music, History  |   Sub-Genres - Biography, Music History, Social History  |   Run Time - 90 min.  |   Countries - United States   |   MPAA Rating - NR
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This documentary takes viewers on a "sentimental journey" through the history of popular guitar music -- from the early days of rock & roll, with its roots in blues and country styles, through contemporary rock. A look is taken at classic acoustic and electric instruments from such famous names as Les Paul and Gibson. Fans have a chance to experience the work of legendary guitarists through excerpts from their memorable performances and selected concert footage, and interviews provide intriguing insights into the stars' relationships with their own guitars and development of their special styles. Among the groups and musicians featured are Chuck Berry, B.B. King, Chet Atkins, the Everly Brothers, Elvis Presley, and many others.

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history, rock-music, songs, guitar, music, retrospective