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    Default Jimi Hendrix Gibson Stratocaster

    http://www2.gibson.com/News-Lifestyl...ibson-USA.aspx

    I wonder when Fender will release their Jimmy Page Les Paul

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    Jimmy Page Tele, maybe?
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    This thing is ALL over the web on every guitar site..hehehe. Man, like Gibson has'nt made enough crap lately, now they got to rain dowm on fender's part of the market!...seriously!...a Jimmy Strat!, his folks most be REALY desperate for cash to agree with this thing

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    why not make a copy of the flying V or les paul he played ?
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    Quote Originally Posted by Rick S View Post
    why not make a copy of the flying V or les paul he played ?
    the Flying V has been done already..and i think he played a LP once..LOL

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    Link doesn't work so I couldn't see it, but isn't it bizarre for Gibson to do a strat? That would be like Ferrari announcing a 50th anniversary 911 Carrera or something. Just doesn't seem right. Gibson and Fender should stick to their own designs, that just seems to be the natural order of the universe, doesn't it?

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    Quote Originally Posted by vhin04 View Post
    Link doesn't work so I couldn't see it, but isn't it bizarre for Gibson to do a strat? That would be like Ferrari announcing a 50th anniversary 911 Carrera or something. Just doesn't seem right. Gibson and Fender should stick to their own designs, that just seems to be the natural order of the universe, doesn't it?
    http://www.gear-vault.com/gibson-to-...trats-hendrix/

    http://www.muzicosphere.com/geek-de-zic/2064?lang=en


    there are a couple of other links to articles and pics.

    So Fender and the Hendrix people have parted ways then huh?
    Stay out of it, dude.


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    http://www.muzicosphere.com/geek-de-zic/2064?lang=en

    That's an ugly guitar.


    Since Gibson and Fender collectively own most of the other guitar brands now, if they start making each other's models, we're in real trouble.

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    This is hilarious.

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    This "idea" is getting pretty much universal disdain. Check out not only this article from Musicradar, but the reader commentary as well.

    When is a 'Strat' not a Strat? When it's an 'Authentic Hendrix' Gibson

    And look what happens when you flip the guitar around to play it "authentically", just like Jimi would have. Ooops!

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    Alright, this one makes me sick.

    Time for someone to give Janie (not Eddie's Janie, Jimi's sister ) a reality check and tell her to stop dragging the name down.

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    I can't believe this is not a joke.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Mark S. View Post
    I can't believe this is not a joke.
    Sadly enough, it's for real.

    Jimi Hendrix Electric Guitar Packages

    Now a part of the Gibson family of brands

    Press Release, Tue 22 Sep 2009, 11:48 am BST

    Authentic Hendrix LLC, a Jimi Hendrix Family Company, announced today the introduction of three branded Jimi Hendrix Electric Guitar Packages as part of an exclusive agreement between the Gibson Guitar Corp. and Authentic Hendrix properties.

    Specifically chosen for its innovation, quality and global impact, Authentic Hendrix LLC began conversations with the Gibson Guitar Corp. in 2008 to develop guitar packages that would serve as a tribute to the musician who many have called the world's greatest guitarist of all time. The effort is also part of preserving his legacy so that generations to come could develop and appreciate his techniques and musicianship. Each guitar will have the Jimi Hendrix signature and logo on it and will come with special added value components only offered with the specific package.

    Gibson Guitar and Authentic Hendrix LLC announced the launch of three exclusive Jimi Hendrix electric guitar packages.

    The Jimi Hendrix "Experience" Electric Guitar Package is the ultimate tribute to the greatest guitarist who ever lived. The company has combed over historical details and taken the best from more than 100 years of guitar making so that every guitarist – from the beginner to the seasoned player – can find his or her inner Hendrix with this package. The "Experience" package will come with an official "Jimi Hendrix signature electric guitar" and all the necessary accessories and some fun extras including a Jimi Hendrix Signature "Voodoo Child" amplifier, a Foxey Fuzz pedal, a deluxe padded gig bag, an instructional DVD, an electronic tuner, two guitar cables, a Hendrix inspired strap, three picks and a USB drive containing exclusive Hendrix media content. In addition consumers will receive a Hendrix inspired tie-dyed tee-shirt and bandana. True to its name, this guitar package will give the music enthusiast the ultimate Hendrix experience. MSRP $449.99 USD.



    Jimi Hendrix "Signature" Electric Guitar Package: It's been almost 40 years since Jimi Hendrix's death but he has continued to assert his tremendous legacy with the six strings of his guitar. In recordings and film footage, his mesmerizing showmanship lives on. In a fitting tribute to the man who famously played right-handed guitars upside down, Gibson and Authentic Hendrix have announced the Jimi Hendrix Signature Electric Guitar Package.

    Designed in close collaboration with Janie Hendrix and Gibson engineers. The package inherited the best features from Jimi's original equipment so that Hendrix fans the world over can enjoy a deluxe guitar package the way Jimi would have liked it. This package comes with a "Jimi Hendrix signature electric guitar and all the necessary accessories, a Jimi Hendrix Voodoo Child amplifier, a deluxe padded gig bag, an instructional DVD, an electronic tuner, a guitar cable, a Hendrix inspired strap, three picks and a USB drive. MSRP $332.99 USD.



    The third offering from this exclusive partnership is the Jimi by Jimi Hendrix "Little Wing" Electric Guitar Package which Gibson engineers and Authentic Hendrix LLC designed with one question in mind: "What if the world's greatest guitarist was still alive today, what guitar would he want to play?" Combining the historical authenticity and more than 100 years of precision guitar making the launch of the Jimi "Little Wing" electric guitar package has been launched.

    This "Jimi" guitar package is equipped with three Voodoo Child Inspired by Jimi Hendrix pickups and comes with the new 10-watt "Max Feedback" amplifier so that the musician is all set to recreate Hendrix's unearthly playing style. The package also comes with an instructional DVD, which includes detailed lessons and a walk through of the components of the entire guitar package. In addition consumers will receive a deluxe padded gig bag, a 10 foot guitar cable, a nylong strap with the Authentic Hendrix logo on it and three Authentic Hendrix guitar picks. MSRP $249.99 USD.

    "Creating this new guitar is continuing Jimi's practice of giving back to people. He would go to Manny's Music store in New York to make himself available to young musicians and invite them to his studio to watch him record. He also gave away guitars or bought them for young players," said Janie Hendrix, Jimi's sister and CEO of Authentic Hendrix.

    "It was our own idea to approach Gibson in the beginning after the positive experiences we'd had with the Flying V's that they made based on Jimi's guitar some years back. Our excitement inspired their excitement, and here we are, creating these new branded musical instruments. This is just the tip of the iceberg."
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    Quote Originally Posted by chefcraig View Post
    This "idea" is getting pretty much universal disdain. Check out not only this article from Musicradar, but the reader commentary as well.

    When is a 'Strat' not a Strat? When it's an 'Authentic Hendrix' Gibson

    And look what happens when you flip the guitar around to play it "authentically", just like Jimi would have. Ooops!


    Good catch.

    Is it available in a left-right-left-handed model?







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    Who would buy one of these?
    http://www.myspace.com/pennydreadfulnj

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