Essential Recordings and Performances by the Masters of the Stratocaster
The music recorded by the artists below has made, and keeps, the Fender Stratocaster the world's most popular electric guitar. These artists are virtually synonomous with the word, "Stratocaster." We have tried to assemble works by each artist that fairly represent that artist's major work. Additional CDs and albums, however, can be found by performing a search with the Amazon link provided at the bottom of each artist's section. Be aware, though, that some of the compilation CDs omitted may be of questionable quality or authenticity.
Are you a Jimi Hendrix fan? Don't miss this article: Seven Fender Stratocaster Models That Pay Tribute to Jimi Hendrix. If you're a Stevie Ray Vaughan fan, don't miss this SRV interview on Modern Guitars: Stevie Ray Vaughan Interview. If you're a fan of the quintessential Strat player, Eric Clapton, don't miss this article: An Interview with Eric Clapton Guitar Technician Lee Dickson. Want more Clapton? Try: Eric Clapton Turns 59 or Eric Clapton's Fender Stratocaster, Crash-3: Interview with Artist John "CRASH" Matos. Want to know more about Buddy Guy, Mr. "I don't need a scale. I just need the heart and mind and soul"? Try this candid interview: Buddy Guy. And don't miss this 2005 interview with Eric Johnson: Eric Johnson Interview.