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Not only a country guitar, though it is, of course, just perfect for this genre. Similar to the Stratocaster, the single coil pickups are mandatory here. The well known trebly sound of the bridge pickup rocks pretty well when it’s slightly overdriven, while the neck pickup provides bluesy sounds. You can use a humbucker as the neck pickup as well; see Keith Richards (even if it doesn’t necessarily take just 5 strings). The pedal-steel country sounds and Stones-style double-stops are what really sound best on this guitar. The famous twang sound stems from its bridge pickup together with the corresponding metal plate, a long scale, the typical ash body and a maple neck.

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    The Squier Affinity Series Telecaster Electric Guitar is the quintessential rockabilly, blues, and country solidbody. This is a modern Telecaster with the same classic shape it had in the ’50s! Covered die-cast chrome machine heads provide tuning stability unheard-of in this price range. Maple fretboard on a classic maple neck and solid alder body. 2 single-coil pickups with 3-way switch, and volume and tone controls. A genuine Squier by Fender means the Affinity Series Telecaster will have good resale value.

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