50 Years of Fender

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Hal Leonard Corporation, 2000 - Music - 128 pages
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(Book). The first Fender guitar hit the scene 50 years ago and music hasn't been the same since! Featuring 200 color photos, this visual chronicle of the premier guitar maker charts every Fender model from 1950 to 2000, accompanied by a parallel timeline of musical highlights. The book celebrates 50 years of Telecasters, Stratocasters, Precision Basses, and other Fender instruments played by such artists as Buddy Holly, Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton, Keith Richards, Kurt Cobain and many others.
 

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This is a nice book that covers Fender's guitars and basses (and amps and steels). It really touches on everything, not just Strats/Teles + P-bass/J-bass; the steels are there, the other guitars ... Read full review

50 years of Fender

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In 1950, Leo Fender began production of the first solid-body electric guitar, and music hasn't been the same since. Celebrating the anniversary of the event, this book provides a year-by-year ... Read full review

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in the beginning
1
the sixties
27
the seventies
49
the eighties
71
the nineties
93
models by year
117
index
121
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