Fender probably isn’t a household name for most people, but if you happen to be married to a “guitar geek” (as I am), the name not only rings a bell but you can also tell the difference between a Telecaster and a Jazzmaster. Thanks to Raggin’ Jazzin’ Rockin’: A History of American Musical Instrument Makers, I can tell the difference and tell you the names of the various versions that the Fender Telecaster went through before becoming the Tele we know today. Perfect for impressing my husband and our musician friends!
Seems like a good day to mention music as it is my “guitar geek” husband’s birthday. (You may know him as the author of this guest post about Porky’s closing.)
Happy Birthday, honey! :) Here is the Fender that lives in our house:
Or pick up a copy of Raggin’ Jazzin’ Rockin‘ because a portion of each purchase goes to SupportMusic.com.