Tag Archives: Fender Stratocaster
From our friends at Norman’s Rare Guitars, check out this amazing piece of Rock Memorabilia: one of Jimi Hendrix’s original Stratocaster’s that Jimi gave Frank Zappa, and now owned by Frank’s son Dweezil Zappa! Very cool!
Wayne Kramer talks to GSTV about the MC5, guitars, and his new jazz project
Interview by Alex Baker
As a founding member of the MC5, Wayne Kramer is arguably one of the most influential American rock guitarists to emerge from the 1960s era. The MC5’s revolutionary stance and proto-punk sound were ahead of their time and while they never became a huge success, they’ve been massively influential on generations of bands since then. After the MC5 broke up, Wayne did a two-year stint in prison… Read More
Sunburst Fender Stratocaster Dylan wielded when he ‘went electric’ to be sold at auction
It was one of the most pivotal moments of the Sixties when after completing his three-song acoustic folk set at the 1965 Newport Folk Festival, Bob Dylan announced that he would be bringing out “some friends.”
Joined by a band of electric powered backup musicians, the folk icon… Read More
Check this cool article from The London Sun on Funk legend Nile Rodgers and his white 1959 Fender Stratocaster, courtesy of GSTV friend and brother Dave Lippey:
by Ellie Ross
IT’S the £1.3billion guitar that continues to earn its owner a fortune.
Funk legend Nile Rodgers is the genius behind disco giants Chic but has also produced and played on some of the biggest-selling albums of all time by artists including Madonna, David Bowie, Duran Duran and Diana Ross.
And on each track he has played his… Read More
Guitar Shop TV met with Author/Photographer Lisa S. Johnson at The Cutting Room in New York this month to discuss her fabulous new book “108 Rock Star Guitars”
Fender Custom Shop unveils limited edition replica of Deep Purple guitarist’s legendary black Stratocaster
By Alex Baker
Fender Guitars has unveiled a special limited edition Ritchie Blackmore Tribute Stratocaster based on the instrument the pioneering heavy metal guitarist used to record the iconic hit “Smoke On the Water.”
The Read More