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Rock and Roll History - Classic Guitars: Martin D-45

Posted by Catherine Taylor

In this, the next in our survey of Classic Guitars from Rock and Roll History – we take a look at Martin acoustic guitars; specifically we go back to Martin's Dreadnought series and one of the first 'luxury guitars' to be made – the steel-string acoustic D-45. We also learn about one of the rock legends who loved playing it, Neil Young...

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Rock and Roll History - Classic Guitars: Fender Telecaster

Posted by Catherine Taylor

The next in our survey of Classic Guitars from Rock and Roll History – we go back to the first of Fender's classics – the Telecaster, and one of the rock legends who loves it, Keith Richards...

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Rock and Roll History - Classic Guitars: Gibson Les Paul

Posted by Esme Chapman

The latest in our survey of Classic Guitars from Rock and Roll History – this time the Gibson Les Paul and one of its maestros, Jimmy Page...

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Rock and Roll History - Classic Guitars: Fender Stratocaster

Posted by Catherine Taylor

Key Strat Facts

Pickups: Three
Controls: Three-way (later five-way) switch, volume, two tone
Characteristics: Wide tonal range, versatile, vibrato arm
Played by: Jeff Beck, Buddy Guy, Jimi Hendrix, Mark Knopfler, Stevie Ray Vaughan

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