Whichever way you spin it, there are really only three ways to present a new version of a decades-old classic - as a period- correct replica, a modern updated interpretation, or as something that sits somewhere in-between. And, in this ongoing rejiggery, sees another significant change. The American Vintage models were year-specific clones — or, as close as is possible with a modern build
Forgot your password? By Phil O'Keefe April 23, A '50s era American original makes another comeback.
Its simple yet effective design and revolutionary sound broke ground and set trends in electric guitar manufacturing and popular music. Introduced for national distribution as the Broadcaster in the autumn ofit was the first guitar of its kind manufactured on a substantial scale and has been in continuous production in one form or another since its first incarnation. Just like the Fender Stratocasterthe Telecaster is also a versatile guitar, usable for most styles of music and has been used in many genres, including country, reggae, rock, pop, folk, soul, rhythm and blues, blues, jazz, punk, and heavy metal.
Serious electric guitar players and collectors clamored for reissues of the original instruments. But both manufacturers, at the time mere cogs in large corporate wheels, all but ignored them. Since being purchased by CBS inFender had radically modified the Stratocaster and Telecaster models on which its existence was essentially based. Numerous spin-off models of the Tele were created, though, some of which had the infamous three-bolt neck attachment.
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With its authentic vintage-style features and finishes, everything about it takes you back to the time of diners, "Ike for President," cars with fins, a wild new kind of music called rock 'n' roll and an upstart little Southern California company called Fender. Ideal for players with larger hands whose thumb extends over the edge of the fingerboard. Yes, please have a dealer in my area contact me using the information I have submitted.
Discussion in ' Just Pickups ' started by horaxJun 11, Telecaster Guitar Forum. What pickups came in the 50s fender reissue TELE?
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The exposed areas on the front, back and edges are in pristine condition- like new and a wonderful vintage color. The body has never been played. This is a great reissue of a true Fender classic, buy it today!