Leo Fender

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Dick Dale:  performing in 2010 in Barcelona. His 1961 hit, Let’s Go Trippin’, is considered the first surf rock instrumental. Photograph: Photo by Jordi Vidal/Redferns

The guitarist Dick Dale, the pioneer of surf rock known for his 1962 hit Misirlou, has died aged 81. He died on Saturday night, Dale’s live bassist, S(...)

The guitar company plans today to name Bono and the Edge from U2 to its board

Few guitar makers can claim the same perch in the rock music pantheon as Fender, whose Stratocasters and Telecasters have been favoured by musicians a(...)