Music Monday: Rock Icon Celebrates 60th Anniversary
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You don’t have to be a rock ‘n’ roll expert to know that Fender is one of the leading names in music manufacturing. At the very beginning, famous musicians like Billy Carson, The Beach Boys, Buddy Holly, Jimi Hendrix and Bob Dylan were using  early Stratocaster models to create some of the top hits we all know and love today.

Music Monday: Rock Icon Celebrates 60th Anniversary

And their legacy continues even now as Fender celebrates the Stratocaster’s 60th anniversary. 60 years strong and still looking good! Check out this video for a look into the past, present and future years of the Fender Stratocaster.

I’ve used a fair share of Fender’s in my day, including the Stratocaster. And let me tell you, they’re pretty awesome. Here’s a close up of one of my beauties…

Music Monday: Rock Icon Celebrates 60th Anniversary


Photo Sources: Everett Collection, Daily Mail UK, Ty Pennington

Ty Pennington

Ty Pennington is best known as the Emmy-award winning host of "Extreme Makeover Home Edition" and as the co-host of ABC Daytime's "The Revolution." He has been recognized as a home design expert, carpenter and leader in the field of volunteerism. is a space to share his inspiration, design tips, daily musings and more. Ty can currently be seen on TLC's Trading Spaces.

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