60 DAYS OF STRAT: Whichever way you slice it, it's nothing short of phenomenal that the Fender Stratocaster, an instrument launched in 1954, is still being used today.
Sure there have been tweaks along the way, but the core of the thing, the Strat's soul, remains essentially unchanged. And that's worth celebrating, if you ask us.
So for the next 60 days, we'll be adding to this gallery and giving you a year-by-year fact-storm of all things Strat, from the key developments with the instrument itself to groundbreaking players, performances and much, much more.
So strap on your Strat and plug in for six decades worth of Fender goodness. It's going to get loud...