The Stratocaster is arguably the most popular electric guitar ever built. Beginning in the '80s, Fender began reissuing classic model years and eras of its guitars. The '57 reissue was one of the earliest Stratocaster reissues to be released.
Years of Production: 1982 - present
Body Style: Double cutaway solidbody
Wood Composition: Alder body, Maple fingerboard, Maple neck
Design Elements: Three single-coil pickups, five-way pickup selector, dot inlays, white pickguard, gold-plated hardware
Notable Stratocaster Players: Jimi Hendrix, Buddy Holly, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Eric Clapton