This is another Fernandes Stratocaster guitar from Billie Joe which used this year in Revolution Radio World Tour, This guitar first seen at Australia tour, the guitar has same spec like "Blue", featured with two tone burst color, rosewood fretboard. Seymour Duncan SH-4 JB Humbucker in bridge, black pickguard and both neck, middle pickup are disconnected, probably Billie Joe started this guitar as backup for his "Blue" guitar. the guitar model is Fernandes FST-65T.more
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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