New Joe Strummer guitar to be launched

Fender make guitar based on The Clash frontman's axe

Fender have launched a guitar based on The Clash’s Joe Strummer.

The Joe Strummer Telecaster is modelled after the 66 Telecaster Strummer played throughout his career.

He brought the guitar in 1975 for £120 and kept on adding stencils, stickers and new licks of paint giving it its unique look.

To continue this with the new guitar, artist Shepard Fairey has worked on a customization kit with comes with stencils and stickers inspired by the custom design Strummer decorated many of his instruments with.

The kit comes in a classic 12” album cover.

The Telecaster which was designed with the help of the Strummer estate and is available now.

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