60 Years of Fender: Six Decades of the Greatest Electric Guitars

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Hal Leonard Corporation, 2010 - Music - 144 pages
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(Book). The latest addition to Tony Bacon's acclaimed series of guitar books, 60 Years of Fender gives a year-by-year history of the most successful electric guitar maker. In 1950, Leo Fender introduced to the world the solidbody electric guitar the instrument known as the Telecaster. He soon added two more classics: the Precision Bass (1951) and the Stratocaster (1954). Fender's sleek, adaptable guitars have since fueled modern music from country to rock and have been heard in the hands of virtually every guitarist of note, from Buddy Holly to Kurt Cobain, from Eric Clapton to John Mayer. Illustrated with an unrivaled gallery of color photographs of instruments, players, and memorabilia, this revised and updated edition expands upon 50 Years of Fender (published in 2000), covering nine more years of the Fender story. "A must-have for any Fender fan. Highly entertaining." Guitar Player
 

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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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