Listen to Jimmy Page Detail the Long and Winding History of His Iconic Fender Telecaster

Fender has shared a new 10-and-a-half minute video that captures Jimmy Page visiting the company’s Custom Shop in Corona, California—“The first time I’ve actually been to a guitar factory,” Page says—and then sitting down to detail the full history of his famous 1959 Telecaster, which Fender recently released in both its iconic “mirror” and “dragon” finishes.

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Richard Bienstock

Rich is the co-author of the best-selling Nöthin' But a Good Time: The Uncensored History of the '80s Hard Rock Explosion. He is also a recording and performing musician, and a former editor of Guitar World magazine and executive editor of Guitar Aficionado magazine. He has authored several additional books, among them Kurt Cobain: Montage of Heck, the companion to the documentary of the same name.