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Genome: [r1 Bd=19881203]

(Details on Tuesday at 7.30pm)

Genome: [r1 Bd=19881206]

Since its introduction in 1954 the Fender Stratocaster has established itself as one of the design classics of the electric guitar. Practically unmodified, it has embraced all musical styles - from the pure pop of Buddy Holly to the powerhouse pyrotechnics of Jimi Hendrix. With the help of the leading lights of the 'Strat' pack,

Mike Read assesses its impact on the sound of rock 'n' roll.

With HANK MARVIN. ERIC CLAPTON

MARK KNOPFLER. RORY GALLAGHER

DAVE GILMOUR , RITCHIE BLACKMORE

RICHARD THOMPSON. RY COODER

STEVIE RAY VAUGHAN , ROBERT CRAY. 'It's just one of those inventions you can't argue with.' Written and produced by MARK RADCLIFFE. BBC Manchester

Genome: [r1 Bd=19881206]

Unknown: Fender Stratocaster

Unknown: Buddy Holly

Unknown: Jimi Hendrix.

Unknown: Hank Marvin.

Unknown: Eric Clapton

Unknown: Mark Knopfler.

Unknown: Rory Gallagher

Unknown: Dave Gilmour

Unknown: Ritchie Blackmore

Unknown: Richard Thompson.

Unknown: Ry Cooder

Unknown: Stevie Ray Vaughan

Unknown: Robert Cray

Produced By: Mark Radcliffe.

Stratocaster19901220

First broadcast on 1988-12-03

Producer: M. RADCLIFFE

Broadcast history

03 Dec 1988 14:00-15:00 (RADIO 1)

06 Dec 1988 19:30-20:30 (RADIO 1)

20 Dec 1990 21:00-22:00 (RADIO 1)

Recorded on 1988-11-28.