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Seven Fender Stratocaster Models That Pay Tribute to Jimi Hendrix

Tom Watson, Modern Guitars, 13 November 2004

OVER THE 34 years since his untimely death in 1970 at the age of 27, the music of Jimi Hendrix has inspired legions of budding guitarists around the world. Though known to have occasionally played other makes and models, Hendrix is most closely associated with the Fender Stratocaster and that indelible association has done much to ensure the Strat's reigning position as the instrument of choice for both amateur and professional musicians.

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