Fender honors Chicago guitarist Terry Kath with meticulous new Custom Shop LE Terry Kath Telecaster

The Fender Custom Shop's LE Terry Kath Telecaster.
(Image credit: Fender)

The Fender Custom Shop has unveiled its latest creation, a point-for-point replica of Terry Kath's heavily customized 1966 Telecaster.

Created by Master Builder Dennis Galuszka, the LE Terry Kath Telecaster is limited to just 50 examples, and meticulously captures every unique element – and there are plenty – of the Chicago guitarist's heavily-customized number one axe. 

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Jackson Maxwell

Jackson is an Associate Editor at GuitarWorld.com. He’s been writing and editing stories about new gear, technique and guitar-driven music both old and new since 2014, and has also written extensively on the same topics for Guitar Player. Elsewhere, his album reviews and essays have appeared in Louder and Unrecorded. Though open to music of all kinds, his greatest love has always been indie, and everything that falls under its massive umbrella. To that end, you can find him on Twitter crowing about whatever great new guitar band you need to drop everything to hear right now.