Lee Ranaldo's Fender Telecaster Deluxe

On Sonic Youth's website, about Lee Ranaldo's Fender Teleaster Deluxe, it is said:

"Used by Lee: 1992-2009 1992 -- GGBDGA (Sugar Kane, Genetic) & ? (100% on Letterman) 1993 -- GGBDGA (Sugar Kane, Genetic) 1995 -- EADECD (World Looks Red) 1999 -- EADECD (World Looks Red - on set, not played) 2000 -- F#F#GGAA (Tom Violence, White Kross) 2001 -- F#F#GGAA (Tom Violence, White Kross, She Is Not Alone?) 2002 -- F#F#GGAA (White Kross, Drunken Butterfly) & EBEEAB (Eric's Trip, Kissability) 2003 -- F#F#GGAA (White Kross, Drunken Butterfly) & EBEEAB (Eric's Trip, Kissability) 2004 -- F#F#GGAA (White Kross, Tom Violence, Drunken Butterfly) 2005 -- F#F#GGAA (White Kross, Tom Violence, Drunken Butterfly) 2006 -- EADECD (Shaking Hell, World Looks Red) 2007 -- EADECD (Shaking Hell, World Looks Red) 2008 -- EADECD (Shaking Hell, World Looks Red) 2009 -- EADECD (Shaking Hell, World Looks Red) NOTES:

The third of Lee's early 70s Tele Deluxes. Gauges: .042 .042 .036 .026 .017 .017 (GGBDGA) Brown body 2 humbuckers Maple fretboard 1 toggle switch 4 knobs Black pickguard Obscene fruit sticker "3" sticker Chord chart for some song (Shaking Hell? Sugar Kane?) taped to gtr String gauges for F#GA: .046 .046 .026 .026 .017 .017 Gauges for EADECD: .054 .042 .028 .028 .020 .02? Listed as "TELE3" on '99 set lists. Listed as "TELE" or "F#GA" on 2000 set lists. Listed as "tele 3" on 2002 set lists."

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narcist
over 4 years ago

Changed Quality Rating to: Needs Improvement (Item)

That's a Classic Series '72 Telecaster Deluxe.

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amazingforlife
almost 3 years ago

Changed Quality Rating to: Correct

Dude, I doubt the Classic Series 72 Deluxe was around in 1992 when Lee started using this. Stop pointing out on submissions that it's a 72 deluxe, especially if the video/photo/interview is from the 70's, 80's and 90's because it probably was not around then.

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