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    Mike Bloomfield's 1963 Fender Telecaster Blonde Solid Body Electric Guitar, Serial # L11155. Often called "the guitar that killed folk", this 1963 has most recently been featured on the cover of Vintage Guitar Magazine. It was used on The Paul Butterfield Blues Band's "I Got My Mojo Working" but is most famous as the guitar that Bloomfield used it at the Newport Folk Festival in 1965. It was a moment that would change popular music forever as Bob Dylan, backed by Mike Bloomfield and this very guitar, went electric. The rest is history. An amazing and thorough examination of the guitar by Dan Erlewine can be seen below along with a video of the legendary G.E. Smith taking the guitar through its paces. This is an incredible piece of history rarely made available to the public. Hard case included. Condition: Good. Price Guide Value N/A

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    October, 2015
    24th Saturday
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