A must have book!
Behind-the-scenes account of the Fender Electric Instrument Company by its former general manager. White traces the company’s entire history, from Leo Fender’s beginnings as a radio repairman up to the eventual sale of Fender to CBS, and beyond. Includes stories about the development of the Telecaster, Precision Bass, and Stratocaster, as well as insights into Leo Fender’s unique personality. It is packed with more than 100 historic photos and illustrations, instrument diagrams and specifications, and anecdotes about artists such as Merle Travis, Bob Wills, Speedy West, and Tex Ritter.