my mid-1980s 69 japanese made fender reissue telecaster in pink paisley & true confessions

Written by 200pockets
1980's Japanese made Fender reissue - 69 Telecaster in Pink Paisley
1980’s Japanese made Fender reissue – 69 Telecaster in Pink Paisley

 

21-March-2019.  Today I confessed to my dear friend Andre Custodio that in the mid-1980s, I bought a Japanese made Fender reissue Telecaster in pink paisley.  The notion I had in my 25 year old brain was that I would use it as a wall decoration.  That never happened.  It traveled from Boston to a California farm where it sat untouched in a barn for 12-15 years.  My daughter once secretly played it in the basement of our Berkeley home (though was chastised by my brother in law; I fervently disagreed that she was doing anything wrong). … It’s destiny is unknown …. either enroute to my daughter who now resides in Boston; or to be loaned to a retro band.  Maybe as a stage decoration?  Currently it is a door stop.   When I look at it – fond memories of my youth. …. and yes, I have a 1960’s tube amp too,