Month: March 2016

Fender Recreates George Harrison’s Iconic Tele

Fender has recreated a legendary piece of Beatles’ history: George Harrison’s custom rosewood Telecaster. The iconic guitar was played on Let It Be and during the famed Beatles concert on the roof of Apple Records. The guitarmaker has painstakingly reproduced 100 replicas of the original after the Harrison family granted master builder Paul Waller access to the instrument.  It was one of two Rosewood instruments made at the Fender factory in 1968. One was given to Harrison and the second was sent to Jimi Hendrix, who died before he received it. Fender says it has done everything it could do...

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2016 New York Guitar Expo

Spring is here, which means the 5th Annual NY Guitar Expo is just around the corner.  The show returns to the Freeport Recreation Center this April 23rd and 24th.  We had the opportunity to speak with the expo’s founder, Rich Johnson, about what gearheads can expect at one of the fastest-growing guitar shows in the country. The 5th Annual NY Guitar Show is coming up, care to refresh our readers on how the NY Guitar Show came to life? Wow…five years already, I can’t believe it. I’ve been in the fishing & boating industry since 1993, but have been...

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