Music Gear News
Fender Telecaster stalwart George Fullerton dies
He is said to have been a key influence on the design of the Esquire, which later became known as the Fender Telecaster.
Although the idea for the solid-body Spanish-style electric guitar was Leo Fender's, author and guitar historian Richard Smith told Fender's official website that it was Fullerton's design expertise and craftsmanship that made it a reality.
"I'm fairly convinced, although this has never really been confirmed, that much of the shape of the Telecaster was George's interpretation," the writer said.
That contribution was made in the late 1940s but has had a lasting impression on the music world, as the Fender Telecaster has been used by scores of influential guitarists, including Jeff Beck, Keith Richards, Pete Townshend, Bruce Springsteen and Joe Strummer.
Superb value Electric Guitars available nowPosted on 10 Jul 2009 10:59 to category : Music News
Related Music News
Specifically designed to be used in conjunction with the BOSS Katana 100W Head, the 212 Boss cabinet responds perfectly to every nuance and characteristic of BOSS' flagship solid state.
With the advent of various new files formats and the cancelling of several licensing programs, the MP3 is speculated to soon become a thing of the past.
JBL Professional has launched a competition that gives aspiring musician the opportunity to record in a professional facility with renowned producer Steve Levine.
Delivered by Choreographer and Theater Director Arlene Phillips, The Bacc For the Future campaign has acquired support of over 100 hundred influential figures
On the 22nd of April, Pink Floyd will be releasing an unheard version of the iconic classic 'Interstellar Overdrive' in celebration of world record day
With an increased quality of specifications right across the board, Apple's eponymous 'iPad' will host a whole generous selection of great new features.
Recent Music News
Here at Gear4music we have a great relationship with Zildjian Cymbals and this year we were lucky enough to be invited to the factory and headquarters over in Norwell, Massachusetts, USA.
Find out how you could save up to 15% on Antelope Audio interfaces, and claim up to 2 free microphones during November 2018.
Find out how you could win a Hartwood Villanelle dreadnought acoustic guitar and hard case!
Hartwood acoustic, electro acoustic, and classical guitars offer solid-top designs, Fishman preamps, vintage looks, and more...
The Traktor Kontrol S4 Mk3 promises to revolutionise digital DJing with its motorised jog wheels and brand-new Haptic Drive technology. It's in stock now!
Available to buy now - Native Instruments' affordable A-Series MIDI keyboard controllers.