May 11, 2013 in Gear Reviews

Eric Johnson Compares his ’57 Strat to a new ’59 Reissue

You be the judge – according to Eric the new Fender American Vintage ’59 Reissue Strat sounds, feels and plays like his original 1957 Strat that’s famous for all those silky smooth EJ tones we’ve come to know over all these years. Let us know what you think via the comments below the video.

Maybe in the hands of Eric Johnson all Strats sound great? Could it be that “tone is in the hands?” But there is no doubt that the new Fender American Vintage ’59 Strat is a mighty fine example of Fender’s current crop of reissue guitars. Available everywhere for about $2,300 street price you can pick one up and do your best comparison for yourself.

Buy an American Vintage ’59 Stratocaster … Continue Reading