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Category: Guitar of the day

Guitar of the day

David Gilmour’s Black Fender Stratocaster David Gilmour’s black 1969 Fender StratocasterDavid Gilmour’s Black Fender Stratocaster It went through quite a few changes over the years, new necks and pickups. He bought it in 1970 from Manny’s Music in New York as a replacement for his Strat that was stolen a few weeks earlier.

Guitar of the day

Neil Young's 1953 Gibson
Neil Young’s 1953 Gibson Les Paul “Old Black.”

Neil Young's 1953 Gibson

Neil Young with his 1953 Gibson back in 1969
Neil Young with his 1953 Gibson back in 1969

Guitar of the day

The Fender Stratocaster Jimi Hendrix played at Woodstock in 1969
Jimi Hendrix’ “Woodstock” 1968 Fender Stratocaster. Microsoft’s Paul Allen reportedly paid 1.2 million dollars for this guitar in 1998.

Jimi Hendrix at Woodstock 1969

Guitar of the day

Eric Clapton's 1939 Martin 000-42
Eric Clapton’s 1939 Martin 000-42. Sold at auction in 2004 for $791,500, the highest price ever paid for an acoustic guitar.

1939 Martin 000-42 played by Eric Clapton

Guitar of the day

Jimmy Page's 1971 Gibson EDS-1275
Jimmy Page’s 1971 Gibson EDS-1275

Jimmy Page's 1971 Gibson EDS-1275

Guitar of the day

Keith Richards'
Keith Richards’ “Micawber” 1953 Fender Telecaster Blonde

1953 Fender Telecaster Blonde Micawber is named after a Charles Dickens character, no one is exactly sure why. Keith’s had this guitar since Exile On Main St. This guitar is kept in Open G tuning (G,D,G,B,D) low to high with no capo, and of course has the famous 5 strings with the 6th string removed (as do all his open G tuned guitars). Taken from the Keith Shrine

Keith Richards, Micawber, 1953 Fender Telecaster Blonde Keith Richards live at Earls Court in 1976

Guitar of the day

Buddy Holly's 1944 Gibson J-45 Buddy Holly’s 1944 Gibson J-45

Buddy Holly's Gibson guitarBuddy Holly’s oldest brother Larry plays Buddy’s acoustic guitar

Guitar of the day

Jimmy Page's Gibson Les Paul Gibson #1 and #2Jimmy Page’s Gibson Les Paul #1 (1958) and #2 (1959)

Jimmy Page's Gibson Les Paul #1 (1958)Jimmy Page’s Gibson Les Paul #1 (1958)

Jimmy Page #1 1958Jimmy Page’s Gibson Les Paul #1 (1958)

Guitar of the day

Rickenbacker 360-12 Made in 1964 and played by Roger McGuinn
Roger McGuinn’s 1964 Rickenbacker 360-12

Roger McGuinn's 1964 Rickenbacker 360-12

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Bruce Springsteen's Fender Esquire

Bruce Springsteen’s 50’s Fender Esquire

Bruce Springsteen's guitar