In [this interview](http://music.hyperreal.org/artists/brian_eno/interviews/escm84.html) with Chris Everard of *Electronic Soundmaker & Computer Music* conducted in October 1984, Eno says, "I have two instruments which I love, one is a copy of a 1957 Stratocaster a Fernandez copy, it's a brilliant instrument, beautiful guitar, which [Bob Quine](http://equipboard.com/pros/robert-quine), [Lou Reed's](http://equipboard.com/pros/lou-reed) guitar player, selected for me in New York. He'd already bought three or four Fernandez guitars himself, he's a Stratocaster fan. "A Fernandez copy costs the same as a brand new Stratocaster, but they are perfect copies of, perfect copies - like they do a '53, a '57 and a '61 and I have the '57. It's an absolutely identical copy, you can't get a '57 Strat now that sounds good for less than 15 hundred dollars. My one's a beautiful, beautiful instrument."more
Sonic Youth's [website](http://www.sonicyouth.com/mustang/eq/gtr31.html) says, about Lee Ranaldo's Fernandes Stratocaster: "Used by Lee: 1989-2009 1989 -- AAEEAA (Silver Rocket, Candle) 1990 -- AAEEAA (Silver Rocket) & BBEEAA (Cinderella's Big Score) 1992 -- AAEEAA (Silver Rocket, Theresa's Sound-World, Youth Against Fascism, Burning Spear, On The Strip) 1993 -- AAEEAA (Candle, Theresa's Sound-World) 1995 -- AAEEAA (Silver Rocket, Candle) 2002 -- AAEEAA (Silver Rocket, Candle) 2003 -- AAEEAA (Candle) 2004 -- AAEEAA (Silver Rocket) 2006 -- AAEEAA (Silver Rocket, Candle) 2007 -- AAEEAA (Silver Rocket, Candle) 2008 -- AAEEAA (Silver Rocket, Candle) 2009 -- AAEEAA (Silver Rocket) NOTES: A mid-80s Fernandes Strat copy used exclusively for AAEEAA up until 1996, then returned to when "Candle" and "Silver Rocket" re-entered the set in 2002. Gauges: .046 .046 .028 .028 .017 .017 Purple body 3 single coil pickups Rosewood fretboard White pickguard 3 knobs "Larissa" photo duct taped behind tailpiece (circa '89) Played by Lee in "Candle" "Mildred Pierce" & "Cinderella's Big Score" videos Listed as "pink fern." on 2002 set lists."more
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