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Resonator guitarlocked

  • Hugh Davies
  •  and Tony Bacon


A guitar developed in the late 1920s with one or more resonator discs, usually metal, mounted inside the body and connected to the bridge. It was developed in the USA by John Dopyera (b June 1893), the son of a Czech violin maker, and first manufactured by the National String Instrument Corp. (formed by Dopyera and others) in Los Angeles from ...

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