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MAC Music Accessories Celebrates International Guitar Month With Free Shipping Throughout April

Started 27 years ago, International Guitar Month celebrates the #1 selling instrument in the world. The acoustic guitar, electric guitar and bass guitar bring joy to multiple generations across all genres of music.

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Acoustic Guitar Tuner, Electric Guitar Tuner, Bass Guitar Tuner
Acoustic Guitar Tuner, Electric Guitar Tuner, Bass Guitar Tuner
PRLog - Apr. 2, 2014 - ST. PAUL, Minn. -- April is International Guitar Month and MAC Music Accessories, manufacturer of SpeedPro Guitar Tuner - the only tuner with a free three year guarantee -  is marking the holiday with a special offer. When customers purchase a SpeedPro Guitar Tuner, available exclusively on Amazon.com, the company will pay for the shipping.  Simply apply the code A3PS9TBP at checkout to receive free shipping.

To celebrate International Guitar Month, here a few fun facts about the guitar.

• The guitar is thought to have been invented in Malaga, Spain.

• The guitar is the #1 selling instrument.

• 20 million people in the U.S. play the guitar.

• U.S. music retailers ordered almost 2 1/2 million guitars from guitar manufacturers in 2013.*

     •  54% of the guitars are acoustic guitar.

      • 36% of the guitars are electric guitar.

      • 10% of the guitars are bass guitar.

• Guitars represent 23.5% of retail music industry.*

•The average price for an acoustic guitar is $443.*

• The average price for an electric guitar is $421.*

• Americans spend half-a-billion-dollars each year on guitar accessories such as guitar tuners, strings, capos, straps, etc.*

• An informal survey of guitar players in the U.S. reveals that the most common age when guitarists begin playing is 12 years old.

• On June 7, 1993, ground was broken for the Rock n Roll Museum in Cleveland. Pete Townshend was one of the artists on hand for the event and he donated the Gibson J-200 guitar used to compose Tommy, including the classic Pinball Wizard. The museum called his donation "one of the museum’s significant donations."

• The second most expensive guitar ever sold was Jimi Hendrix’s 1968 Fender Strat which sold for $2,000,000. Click here to see the #1 most expensive guitar ever sold.

• The first International Guitar Month was celebrated in 1987.

Happy International Guitar Month!

* The Acoustic Guitars category includes banjos, dobros, mandolins, and other acoustic fretted instruments, excluding ukuleles.  The Electric Guitars category includes electric basses.  Source: Music Trades April 2014

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Industry:Hobbies, Lifestyle, Music
Tags:guitar, acoustic guitar, electric guitar, bass guitar, international guitar month, guitar tuner, acoustic guitar tuner, electric guitar tuner
Last Updated:Apr 03, 2014
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