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
ST. PAUL, Minn. - April 2, 2014 - PRLog -- 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, 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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