You can check the whole thing out in the embedded player below.The Fender Stratocaster is a model of electric guitar designed in 1954 by Leo Fender, Bill Carson, George Fullerton, and Freddie Tavares.Guitar instructor Darrell Braun presented another useful comparison video, this time around putting a Mexican Fender Strat against a Squier Strat made in Indonesia.The big question throughout the clip was - is this specific Fender really worth twice as much money as the Squier.Leo Fender's Telecaster was the design that made bolt-on neck, solid body guitars viable in the marketplace.
It is a double-cutaway guitar, with an extended top "horn" shape for balance.
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 of 1950, it 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.
I'm a 37 year old bedroom plank spanker (ooer misses etc) from the UK.
I own quite a few guitars (9 I think), but on inparticular is a favourite of mine: An old Korean Squier Strat that I picked up around 1992.
The Fender Telecaster was developed by Leo Fender in Fullerton, California in 1950.