The oldest preserved guitar like instrument, which was made from cedarwood and rawhide, is estimated to be 3500 years old and belonged to an Egyptian singer named Har Mose. Since then, the guitar, especially electric guitars like electric fender stratocaster guitars, have become a symbol for American rock and roll and a popular American past time and commodity.
The remains of a bass guitar smashed to pieces in Nirvana’s “Smells Like Teen Spirit” video is expected to fetch some $40,000 at when it is sold at auction in London, in November 2012, suggesting just how powerful the symbol of rock and roll really is. In fact, scan any website featuring guitars, and you will find everything from randy rhoads jackson guitars, to richie havens guild guitars, to electric fender telecaster guitars for sale.
The Fender Stratocaster guitar was designed in 1954 and has been manufactured continuously since then.Vintage Fender models are highly valued by collectors for their investment potential and players who prefer the timbre of older models. Electric fender stratocaster guitars have been used in many genres, including country (the genre Leo Fender intended for), rock, pop, soul, rhythm and blues, blues, and jazz. Electric fender jazzmaster guitars as well as electric fender mustang guitars are also popular in several musical genres.
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