Keytars – 1980 style

The summer of 1980 brought this rarity into being: the first commercially-produced keytar synth.

Hope your bandmates didn’t trip over the 40-foot cable! … or should that be umbilical?

• For more on things keytar, here’s a dedicated keytar website.
• Oops, almost forgot Keytar Central.
• The Retrosynth blog is also full of gear-nostalgia.
• Keyboard’s keytar gallery (back to 1795!)