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Guitar Center

Guitar Center is a nationwide chain offering guitars and related musical instruments. The group owned Musician's Friend, Music and Arts, Woodwinds and Brasswinds and other sources of instruments and band equipment.

Corporate History

The company began selling electric organs. Its changed its name to Guitar Center in the 1960s and guitar music became the rage. The company expanded rapidly with financing by Goldman Sachs and has since become a vehicle for acquiring music related firms. I drew the basic history from the corporate site, Wikipedia and Funding Universe1,2,4.

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  1. Guitar Center History (Drawn 10/1/2020)
  2. Wikipedia - Guitar Center (Drawn 10/1/2020)
  3. SEC - Guitar Center IPO (Drawn 10/1/2020)
  4. Funding Universe - Guitar Center (Drawn 10/1/2020)

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