Watch Jeff Beck play Link Wray’s once-banned Rumble using Fender’s American Vintage II ‘57 Stratocaster

Jeff Beck playing a Fender Stratocaster
(Image credit: Fender/YouTube)

Earlier this year, Fender reconnected with its roots by announcing the American Vintage II range – a follow-up to its American Vintage collection of electric guitars that offers a handful of true-to-original, faithfully spec’d Stratocaster, Telecasters, Jazzmasters and bass guitars.

In a bid to demonstrate the tonal capacity of the collection’s 1957 Stratocaster, the Big F has partnered with Jeff Beck for its latest episode of Fender Presents, which sees Beck tackle Link Wray’s 1958 track, Rumble.

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Matt Owen
Senior Staff Writer,

Matt is a Senior Staff Writer, writing for Guitar World, Guitarist and Total Guitar. He has a Masters in the guitar, a degree in history, and has spent the last 16 years playing everything from blues and jazz to indie and pop. When he’s not combining his passion for writing and music during his day job, Matt records for a number of UK-based bands and songwriters as a session musician.