Charlie Christian & the Birth of the Electric Guitar

by Troy Williams

Charlie Christian (July 1916-March 1942) was a jazz musician and one of the important innovators of the electric guitar.  Bad Brad tells the story of how Christian’s signature guitar came into the possession of Lynn Wheelwright, one of the nation’s premiere guitar collectors.  Featuring Wyatt Maxwell from Mad Max and the Wild Ones.

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