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Description: Guitarist, USA
Known For: Worked with - Big Bill Broonzy, Joe Venuti, The George Barnes Guitar Choir, The Jodimars
Instruments: Guitar
Music Styles: Jazz, Popular
Location: CA, United States of America
Web Site: http://www.gould68.freeserve.co.uk/barnesgeo1.html
Date Born: 17th July 1921
Location Born: South Chicago Heights, United States of America
Date Died: 15th September 1977
Location Died: Concord, California, United States of America
Cause Of Death: (aged 56)
Summary: The first recording of an electric guitar in jazz was by jazz guitarist George Barnes who recorded two songs in Chicago on March 1st, 1938: "Sweetheart Land" and "It's a Low-Down Dirty Shame" with Big Bill Broonzy.
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