The guitar is probably the most popular musical instrument popular today, played by music lovers of all ages. From young children to O.A.P., anyone with a desire to learn and patience to practice can learn to play. Choosing the right electric guitar type is quite simple. There are several basic types, and each type is suitable for a specific genre or music style group. All a fledgling guitarist needs to do is to determine the type of music he likes to play and choose the genre that suits him best.