The convention couldn’t sound less rock-and-roll — the National Association of Music Merchants Show. But when the doors open at the Anaheim Convention Center, people stream in to scour rows of Fenders, Les Pauls and the oddball, custom-built creations such as the 5-foot-4-inch mermaid guitar crafted of 15 kinds of wood.
"The Slow, Secret Death of the Electric Guitar. And Why You Should Care." is from the June 22, 2017 Lifestyle section of The Washington Post. It was written by Geoff Edgers and narrated by Jenny Hoops.