Musicians either hate them or worship them. They can be just a block of wood and a bunch of wires if you don’t take care.
I must warn you. To set up your Tele yourself (You should!) you need to be a bit of a guitar technician. Learn, ok. Also be stubborn and stay with it. You may adjust thi[……]
Floor monitors are a necessary evil, but I loathe spending much money on them as they are not what the audience hears. Then again, if I cheap out on them they are going to work like crap and the guys on stage are going to be chapped at me. Well, since I have made the switch to powered PA speaker[……]
As many of us are aware, Keith’s main standard tuning guitar from 1975 to around 1988 was a black Telecaster Custom. I believe he picked it up on the Stones’ ’75 Tour of the Americas, and he began using it heavily on the ’76 Tour of Europe. It was subsequently a big part of his sound during the late[……]
While the Standard Telecaster reigns as one of the most popular solidbody guitars of all time, Fender’s humbucker-equipped Telecaster variations—like the Custom and Deluxe, both introduced in 1972—have more of a cult following. However, both models have found favor with great players who don’t a[……]
For sale- 1994 Made In Japan Fender Telecaster Keith Richards Sonny tribute, model #TL67-SPL. The guitar is in pristine condition, with no dings or scratches other than a small nick on the 2nd fret that does not effect playability. The frets are in very good shape with little wear. The neck position[……]
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As if you needed another reason to head to Cleveland over Memorial Day weekend, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has just announced what sounds like a stellar new Rolling Stones exhibit opening May 24 — ‘Rolling Stones: 50 Years of Satisfaction,’ offe[……]
This guitar is yet another tragic example of how Fender is really missing the boat by importing only a few models from their Japanese subsidiary.
It is a super-rare ’52 Reissue Telecaster that was crafted by Fender Japan Custom Shop. And yes indeed, it is a Keith Richards signature Micawber model[……]
Read the Buying guide for the Telecaster Guitar Buying Guide at Musician’s Friend. Get the best selection, … Country – Albert Lee, Brad Paisley, Merle Haggard, ClarenceWhite; Rock – Keith Richards, Joe Strummer, Bruce Springsteen, John 5 …Soon after, a young Keith Richards, playing guitar in a littl[……]
Fender is a manufacturer of stringed instruments and amplifiers which was founded[……]