Replay Guitar Exchange has a great selection of acoustic guitars for players of all types. You can find a plethora of finish options on everything from dreadnoughts and jumbos, to cutaways and parlors. Take some time to sort through our offerings and find the color and fit that speaks to your individual style.
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Replay Guitar Exchange is your acoustic guitar source! We have a dedicated Acoustic Specialist on staff to help curate some of the best acoustic guitars from the most trusted brands.
Find acoustic guitars from Alamansa, Cordoba, Breedlove, Dean, Fender, Gibson, Guild, Luna, Martin, Taylor, Yamaha, and more.
We represent every price point so guitarists of all skill-levels can find a guitar that meets their needs and budget.
If you are looking for a used acoustic guitar, we regularly update our listings to reflect stellar new arrivals, and spend a lot of time making sure that each used acoustic guitar is in perfect playing condition.
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A Short History of the Acoustic Guitar
The first contemporary acoustic guitars were very similar to classical guitars but strung with steel strings. The advent of new bracing techniques and thicker bodies gave way to the modern acoustic we know today. This allowed for the higher tension and introduced more chordal based music in place of Spanish style classical playing.It also had the effect of picks being more widely introduced into modern playing techniques.
The medieval Lute and Arabic Oud easily had the most impact in shaping what we know as acoustic guitars today. Stringed instruments have a long history and are found in carvings of antiquity that date back some 3000 years.
Around the 15th and 16th centuries, the Lute was falling out of favor and the new Spanish style guitars, with the familiar curved silhouette, began appearing.
In Spain, the vihuela was one of the final predecessors to our modern acoustic. It was played with one hand in front of the hole in the body, and had the hourglass shape we know today.
By the late 1700s, these guitars had been standardized as having six strings and resembling 21st century acoustic guitars.