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:: Today in Rock History ::
- in 1959 - "Alan Freed" refused to sign a statement saying that he never took payola. He claimed that he refused to sign on principle. As a direct result of refusing to sign he was sacked from both the radio and TV stations where he worked. His career faltered and in 1965 he drank himself to death.
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Did you know?
The first guitar was an adapted mandolin made in 1779, but it wasn't until 1850 that it was first named a guitar by Antonio Torres Jurado who lived in Spain. The electric guitar was invented in 1936 by George Beauchamp.