60th Anniversary Tele Notes & Trivia: 1969

George Harrison is seen wielding a Telecaster atop the London headquarters of the Beatles’ company, Apple, during the famous Jan. 20, 1969, “rooftop concert” that would be the group’s final live performance. Harrison’s custom-built Telecaster was unusual in that it was built entirely of what heavy hardwood typically used only for fretboards?

Update with answer: Rosewood

The Beatles perform “Get Back” during the famous Jan. 29, 1969, “rooftop concert” in London; George Harrison is playing his custom rosewood Telecaster:


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