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1966 Fender Telecaster
from Guitar Heroes magazine, November 1982
General Specs
Body: Single cutaway slab body
Finish: Blond with nitrocellulose lacquer
Neck: One-piece maple neck
Fingerboard: Maple with black dot inlays
Frets: 21
Bridge: Adjustable bridge saddles
Headstock: Gold Fender "transition" decal
Tuners: "Double line" Kluson Deluxe
Hardware: Chrome
Pickguard: White single layer ABS pickguard
Pickups: Flat pole single coil (chrome cover on neck pickup)
Controls: Master Volume knob, Master Tone knob, 3-position toggle switch, Parsons/White B-Bender (Date added unknown)
Years in use: 1980
Jimmy Page used the 1966 Fender Telecaster for All My Love on the 1980 Over Europe Tour.

According to Binky, Jimmy Page's guitar technician, the 1966 Fender Telecaster was used in the studio (through a Marshall amp) on the guitar solo for Upon A Golden Horse and the first guitar solo from Walking Into Clarksdale from Walking Into Clarksdale.


1966 Fender Telecaster
Jimmy Page, ca. 1980
1966 Fender Telecaster
Jimmy Page, ca. 1983

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Led Zeppelin History

October xx, 1968 - Led Zeppelin is recorded
October 19, 1968 - Final performance as the New Yardbirds
October 31, 1969 - Led Zeppelin II is released in the US
October 17, 1969 - Bonham is thrilled to play Carnegie Hall where Buddy Rich and Gene Krupa have performed
October 23, 1970 - Led Zeppelin III is released in the US
October xx, 1970 - The press lash out at the band over the Led Zeppelin III acoustic content
October xx, 1971 - Page and Plant venture around Thailand and India after the Japan tour
October 18, 1972 - Zeppelin rehearse at the Rainbow Theater for a UK tour
October xx, 1973 - Each member performs an individual film sequence for their concept film
October 31, 1974 - Swan Song hosts a party for the launch of its UK division
October xx, 1975 - Led Zeppelin decide not to tour and concentrate on recording new material
October 20, 1976 - The Song Remains The Same premieres at New York’s Cinema One
October xx, 1977 - Jimmy starts assembling a Led Zeppelin live album from recordings as far back as 1969
October xx, 1978 - Jones and Bonham record with Paul McCartney at Abbey Road Studios
October xx, 1978 - Rehearsals for In Through The Out Door in London
October xx, 1979 - All nine Led Zeppelin albums enter the Billboards Top 200 -- no other band has ever achieved this
October 10, 1980 - A private funeral is held for John Bonham at Rushock church in Worcestershire
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