The Fender Telecaster celebrates its 60th birthday this month. Simon Fergusson/Getty Images hide caption

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The Record

The Telecaster: Still Wailing At 60

A birthday tribute to the legendary guitar, which offers the perfect blend of musical form and function.

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I know if you remember the '60s, you weren't really there, but, see, I was there. Photo: Copyright Shelly Rusten; Arrow illustration: iStock; Photo Illustration: Lars Gotrich hide caption

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