Across six decades, the combination of innovative design and talented players has helped the Stratocaster not only persevere, but rule. John Mayer had the Fender Custom Shop design this one in 2009. Fender Musical Instruments hide caption

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Weapon Of Choice: Why The Stratocaster Survives

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

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The Telecaster: Still Wailing At 60

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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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'The Parable Of The Hot Dogs' At Woodstock

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Wait, Keith Richards Is 65?

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