The Fender Stratocaster
40th Anniversary Celebration A three-part journey in which Bob Harris explores the history of this most revered, much copied guitar. 1: The Birth of a Legend A dirt farmer's son and a non-musician, Leo Fender built the instrument that became the sound of rock
'n' roll. Bob Harris looks at
Leo's life, his design team, and the musicians who road-tested the guitar that became responsible for the sound that kids of the mid-
50s craved. Contributing artists include Bob Wills ,
Alvino Ray , Otis Rush ,
Buddy Guy. Buddy Holly , the Crickets, Gene Vincent and Dick Dale.
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