To mark the 60th anniversary of Fender, Backbeat's introduced a new, completely revised third edition of this bestseller. Fender guitars have long been the instruments of choice for artists such as Jeff Beck, Eric Clapton, Jimi Hendrix and Stevie Ray Vaughan. This book tells the completestory of Fender guitars, detailing classics such as the Telecaster, Str atocaster & Jazzmaster as well as lesser-known models. Dozens of photos reveal Fender's storied craftsmanship, while the text includes collectordetails for all models. The reference section lists all models and thei r statistics. This new edition has been refreshed and updated, with 56 extra pages and over 60 new photographs. The main text has added materialand has been brought up to date to cover Fender's ever-changing history amid the fascinating developments for the company and its instruments d uring the eight years since the previous edition.