Leo Fender

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Name: Leo Fender
First reported 14 hours ago - Updated 1 hour ago - 2 reports

The Fender Stratocaster Celebrates It's 60th Anniversary

The Fender Strat, as it’s often called, is not the first electric guitar ever made. It’s not even the first electric guitar Leo Fender ever made. But even if you’ve never played a guitar in your life, you could probably pick a Stratocaster out of a l ... [Published International Business Times - 1 hour ago]
First reported Apr 04 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 1 reports

How to Get Beyond Private Equity’s Parasite Economy

Reader Lance N pointed me to an article on private equity by Eric Garland, a trend maven. I must confess that I’m skeptical of that breed (too many of them rely on devising clever buzz phrases to describe leading edge conventional wisdom), but even people ... [Published naked capitalism - Apr 04 2014]
First reported Apr 03 2014 - Updated Apr 03 2014 - 1 reports

Fender Stratocaster still sounding sweet at 60

Even after all these years, William "Bugzy" Boyer remembers it as the best birthday gift ever.Boyer had just turned 16, and while his friends were getting cars for their birthdays, he was presented with his very own Fender Stratocaster.He was not dis ... [Published Press of Atlantic City - Apr 03 2014]
First reported Mar 20 2014 - Updated Mar 20 2014 - 1 reports

Design Your Own Fender Guitar

Fender has announced the American Design Experience , an innovative new offering on Fender.com that allows consumers to design electric guitars and basses based on Fender's iconic instruments – the Telecaster, Stratocaster, Precision Bass and Jazz Bass ... [Published Sonicstate - Mar 20 2014]
First reported Mar 17 2014 - Updated Mar 17 2014 - 1 reports

Many Happy Returns

Today is the 60th anniversary of the iconic Fender Stratocaster electric guitar, the instrument that in the hands of Buddy Holly, Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Mark Knopfler, Buddy Guy, Hank B. Marvin, and many other virtuosi, shaped ... [Published Stereophile - Mar 17 2014]
First reported Mar 11 2014 - Updated Mar 11 2014 - 1 reports

Westone Kicks Off March Music Madness/Sara Evans Concert Sweepstakes

/PRNewswire/ -- Westone, the leader in high performance audio and in-ear monitoring technology, announced the launch of their March Music Madness sweepstakes featuring VIP tickets to see Sara Evans in concert, a pair of W-Series in-earphones and a G&L ... [Published TickerTech.com - Mar 11 2014]
First reported Dec 17 2013 - Updated Dec 17 2013 - 1 reports

Getting Personal with Derek Metcalfe

Derek Metcalfe - has trouble keeping his partner awake. Maybe time to turn the amp up a notch or two?Who are you? Derek MetcalfeFamily status: Divorced with two children in their thirties. I am now living with my partner, Shirley Burtonshaw.Who's your ... [Published Pitch-Care.com - Dec 17 2013]

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...the music they listen to – your music and how it represents your individual identity," said Justin Norvell, vice president of Marketing for Fender. "fender's entire existence embodies that very concept, because its instruments have always been modular in construction, which has always made them ideal for individual personalization. and the online american design experience is the next level of that whole concept – built to an individual player's specs straight from the factory floor."

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A true rock icon: Fender Stratocaster guitar pl... [Published Mail Online UK - 14 hours ago]
How to Get Beyond Private Equity’s Parasite Eco... [Published naked capitalism - Apr 04 2014]
Fender Stratocaster still sounding sweet at 60 [Published Press of Atlantic City - Apr 03 2014]
Design Your Own Fender Guitar [Published Sonicstate - Mar 20 2014]
Many Happy Returns [Published Stereophile - Mar 17 2014]
Westone Kicks Off March Music Madness/Sara Evan... [Published TickerTech.com - Mar 11 2014]
Getting Personal with Derek Metcalfe [Published Pitch-Care.com - Dec 17 2013]
Leo Fender's guitars came from tinkering in the... [Published Tennessean - Aug 10 2013]
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