- in 1970 - The "Easy Rider" soundtrack LP went gold. The film, inspired vaguely by Jack Kerouac's "On the Road", starred Peter Fonda, Dennis Hopper and Jack Nicholson. Music from a host of rock groups including "Steppenwolf", "the Band", "the Byrds" and "Roger McGuinn".
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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.