WHAT MAKES IT A TELECASTER
A single-cutaway body gives the Telecaster easy playability and durability.
Dual Single-Coil Pickups
The Tele bridge design not only retains the guitar’s tuning stability, but also makes it easy to adjust string spacing.
Hear the Sound
Luther Perkins With Johnny Cash
1956: The Tele Meets the Man in Black
Guitarist Luther Perkins plays a Telecaster on many of Johnny Cash’s early hits, beginning with “I Walk the Line.”
1969: A Chicken Pickin' Classic
James Burton plays a Telecaster on the Merle Haggard classic "Workin’ Man Blues." The recognizable intro lick has become a must-learn for guitarists looking to master James' "chicken pickin'" guitar style.
2012: John 5’s Personal Tele-ction
John 5 sits in front of a fraction of his Telecaster collection. The guitarist, who owns more than 100 Telecaster guitars, has played his instruments alongside artists ranging from k.d. lang to Marilyn Manson and more.