Fender Telecaster – History and Actuality

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If you happen to be searching the Internet, wading your way through useless information just to get essential info about which guitar you should chose, your search is over.  We happen to know which guitar you should specifically choose.  We can save you the trouble and headache of searching for it elsewhere.  If you’re looking for the best guitar available in the market, than The Fender Telecaster is perfect for you.  We have all the necessary information that you need to know about the Telecaster.  Not only that, you also discuss to you a brief historical background of this guitar, the popular guitar players who plays this model, and a little something about its specifications.  So, if you’re interested in knowing something about the best guitar in the world, (in our opinion, and perhaps the world’s opinion) we urge you to read further, because we believe that we have all the necessary things that you need to know.

The history of The Fender Telecaster.

The Fender Telecaster is probably one of the world’s most recognizable electric guitars.  It has the most simple but noticeable design that guitar players favor a lot.  It has been in the market for over 50 years and is still going strong.  Matter of fact, it is the first solid body guitar that was produced.  It provided inspiration for some of the most popular and recognizable music of the 20th century up until today.  Music like blues, RNB, rock, jazz and country music are all played on Telecasters.

The Telecaster was accidentally created by Leo fender while he was experimenting with guitar amplification.  He created a crude solid body guitar model just to test his early pickup designs.  When he tried playing it, he noticed that the solid body prototype produce the tone that was remarkably outstanding.  Eventually, local musicians from all over the place noticed the potential of the guitar and that encouraged him to create a solid body electric guitar.  Thus, The Fender Telecaster was born.

It was initially named esquire and then it was changed to broadcaster.  But because of the claim that the Gretsch Company made about it being a trademark violation because it was too similar with regard to their broadcaster drums.  So in 1952 the first commercial versions of these Telecasters were released.  Until now, the Telecasters are still the longest running solid body electric guitar that is still in production.

The Fender Telecaster has a noticeably bright piercing tone that cuts through almost any frequency range.  That is why the unique sound that is easily recognizable by guitar players and fanatics of fender Telecasters are favored by legendary guitar players such as: Eric Clapton, jimmy page, Keith Richards, Jeff beck, Danny Gatton, Steve cropper, book Owens, and James Burton.  Today, The Fender Telecaster has branched out many different models.  Some of this is the American Standard, Telecaster deluxe, Telecaster junior, Telecaster plus, Telecaster Thinline, and not to mention the numerous Telecaster signature models series.  Amongst these models, vintage Telecasters are the most expensive ones.  But you could also choose the cheaper ones which is also good.

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