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Jeff Beck: Who wants to be a guitar hero?

Charles Shaar Murray, Independent, The, 8 September 2002

WHEN FRANK ZAPPA'S son Dweezil showed up in London recently toting – or touting – the Fender Stratocaster torched by Jimi Hendrix at the 1968 Miami Pop Festival and subsequently refurbished by Dweezil's legendary father, observers could be forgiven for concluding that the golden age of guitar heroics was long over and that the electric guitar, once so central to the iconography of pop, was something which properly belonged in a museum, or on an auction block.

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