Jimi didn't actually play much on this guitar during the appearance at Monterey Pop Festival. He played the entire show on a black maple neck strat, but switched to this one for the grand finale: "Wild Thing," including burning and smashing the guitar in an incredible act of showmanship. [*Rolling Stone*](http://www.rollingstone.com/music/pictures/20-iconic-guitars-20120523/jimi-hendrixs-monterey-stratocaster-0057590) says about this guitar "The colorfully decorated Strat that the guitar god played during his breakout performance at the Monterey Pop Festival is famous for its short lifespan: Hendrix lit it on fire at that celebrated show."more
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