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The Buddy Holly Stratocasters

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Read this article about the Fender stratocasters and other guitars that Buddy Holly used.
 
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Restoring Buddy Holly's 1958 stratocaster
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Buddy Holly's stratocaster that he played at the concert the night before he died has been restored by Fender
 
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Fender Stratocaster 60 Years

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THe HRC has a vast collection of musical instruments. A special 60th Anniversary exhibition has been established in the Fender Visitor Center in collaboration with Hard Rock.
 
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Hard Rock Cafe

The HRC's are to be found in many countries and many cities. They must have the biggest collection of rock memorabilia ever. Guitars, clothes, drums, photographs, posters etc
The great thing is it's free. Just go buy yourself a beer or a meal, and browse their walls and watch the videos.
Hard Rock Cafe, New Orleans
Hard Rock Cafe - London
Hard Rock Cafe - London
(the first HRC in the world !)
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Fender Guitar Factory
Corona, California

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Located in Corona, California, about fifty-five miles from Los Angeles, the Fendor guitar factory has a visitor centre (sorry center) and factory tours to see the legendary Fender guitars being made. The Visitor Center has a large display of Fender guitars and memorabilia.
 
The factory tours show the various stages of the Fender guitar construction and also the Custom Services area where special orders are produced and tested.
 
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Visitor Center

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Entrance to Fender Visitor Center
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Visitor Center display
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With the Hendrix "strat"
 

Fender Factory Tour

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Location
301 Cessna Circle
Corona
California
CA 92880
 
Tours take one hour.
Open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday.
Closed Wednesdays.
Make sure you book in advance and wear the right shoes (it is a factory tour).
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Fender guitar factory - Visitor Center - tour filmed by a visitor (YouTube)
 
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