What kind of guitar did punk icon Joe Strummer play?

  • Fender Telecaster correct

    Joe Strummer used a 1966 Fender Telecaster, which he purchased in 1975 for approximately 120 pounds. The instrument originally sported a sunburst finish but Strummer had it repainted, covering its bright factory coating with black automotive paint. Over the next three decades, the Telecaster would weather ample abuse, as the Clash singer played raucous punk clubs throughout Europe and the U.S. After Strummer died in 2002, the well-worn instrument found a permanent home with his widow, Lucinda Mellor. Source: Guitar Aficionado.

  • Gibson SG
  • Rickenbacker 360
  • Gretsch Duo Jet
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