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Birth Name: George Barnes
Born: 1921/07/17
Birth Place: South Chicago Heights, Illinois
Died: 1977/09/05
Years Active: 1930's - 1970s
Genres: Jazz, Pop

George Barnes (July 17, 1921 - September 5, 1977) was a world-renowned swing jazz guitarist, who claimed he played the first electric guitar in 1931, preceding Charlie Christian by six years. George Barnes made the first recording of an electric guitar in 1938 in sessions with Big Bill Broonzy.

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