Remembered for his quiet and spiritual demeanor, Harrison was a true inspiration through his artistic and philanthropic efforts until his death in 2001. As this one was the only one available at the Guitar Center I bought it at, I have no idea how others like it stack up. Shouldn't that be limited edition surf green tele? All items are shipped from our warehouses in Ontario Canada and Buffalo New York. In fact, I was rather taken with the whole package. The decal is also placed closer to the nut than is traditional, resulting in a relocated string tree and slightly altered break angle behind the nut.
It is a different sound; the choice of wood really does produce something not typical of those with maple necks. I'm wondering if I just got lucky or if Fender took special care in fretting these things and picked out primo bodies? Rosewood is part of the deal already so there's nothing limited about it. In December, we imagined we could go on as we always had. Harrison left an impressive legacy of 11 solo albums not including best-of collections filled with his iconic brand of transcendent songwriting and innate sense of melody. The second batch, which came in toward the end of the summer, was a sunburst and a red hot rod red I believe. With only 1,000 units available worldwide, the special limited edition guitar is likely to capture the imagination of musicians everywhere. Just taking a closer look at the Fender Rosewood Neck Telecaster.
A bit of bin clearing, perhaps? I'm anticipating some kind of backlash on these 1 piece rosewood neck guitars. Bridge and Neck Pickups, Position 3. In conjunction with the Harrison estate, Fender is commemorating his remarkable career with an instrument that embodies his elegantly restrained playing style and sound. In honor of Harrison and his restrained, yet imaginative guitar playing, the Fender Custom Shop has recreated his famous Rosewood Telecaster. Might be that I'm just used to it though. The guitar is available in Matt or Gloss finishes. I think the sounds he's getting, even through a computer you'll get an accurate notion of where the solid rosewood takes you compared to a maple neck, characteristically.
Today's version, the American Professional Telecaster Deluxe ShawBucker, brings modern, player-oriented features to the stage and studio, and can still make an amp sizzle. Other features include a 3-ply black pickguard, chrome hardware and Custom Shop deluxe hardshell case. The fretboard, also rosewood, features 21 narrow jumbo frets with a 9. You know where the smoke is aimed. Now for a limited time available with an all rosewood neck. I gotta say that I really like it. Below is a review of the Rosewood Telecaster, haven't got the foggiest idea what he is saying but its the guitar that counts.
It has two Twisted Tele Single Coil pickups wired to a 3-way blade switch, master volume and Greasebucket tone circuit, a simple tone knob that rolls off highs without adding bass. Features include a rosewood body, rosewood neck with early-60s œoval C-shaped profile and no skunk stripe or plug, rosewood fingerboard with 9. My partscaster is surf green with a rosewood fretboard. Who better to play the prototype than Harrison? Mine is ultra-playable, very loud when played acoustically and pretty light for a production line tele. The satin finish is smooth and doesn't leave fingerprints on the wood. The bridge is a 3-saddle vintage style string-thru-body Tele bridge with threaded saddles. .
The rest of what he's saying is just smoke up. As the story goes, Fender planned to introduce an all-rosewood Telecaster to its wide range of offerings. Jimi Hendrix reportedly had one of the first Rosewood Stratocaster guitars, and George Harrison of the Beatles used one of the original Rosewood Telecaster guitars on Let It Be and for the famous Apple Records rooftop concert in January 1969. I like the one I have; the neck was given to me as a gift and it is important because of that, but I don't want to be the customer whose order resulted in the felling of the last Rosewood tree in the forest. The best of yesterday and today, the American Professional Telecaster Deluxe ShawBucker is the latest form of electric inspiration from Fender.
I messed around with one of the Strat versions from last year at Guitar Center - it was a very resonant American Standard. It had the best fretwork and intonation of any of the professional series guitars I've run across since their introduction. Step up and stake your claim to a legend. The Rosewood Telecaster made famous by George Harrison. Admired for his inspiring playing ability and songwriting prowess, George Harrison reigns as one of the premier icons in music history. The rest od the neck and back of the headstock are maple that has been finished to match the rest of the guitar. Now Available in this Limited Edition Champagne Finish and solid Rosewood Neck.
© 2006-2016 All rights reserved. Within Canada provincial sales taxes will be added at check out. I have always like that pickup combination. Featuring a pair of American Vintage 58 pickups for authentic vintage-style tone, this Telecaster rings more fully and brilliantly than ever. These pieces of rosewood were chosen for their grain pattern, enhancing the already stunning aesthetics of this guitar.
There have only been a limited number of reissues of the Rosewood Telecaster including a Custom Shop version. Includes a Limited Edition neck plate. The fretboard and headstock front also made of rosewood. Each guitar comes with a Limited Edition case, decal, neck plate and certificate of authenticity. Initially made of two slabs of Rosewood either side of a line layer of poplar and a very heavy guitar.