Stars & Their Guitars – Honey and Candy

Some things in life just fit. Whether it is your favourite easy chair in front of the TV or your favourite comfy T-Shirt, we all have something that’s just right. Well, these two little baby’s are mine. I have to admit the Honey Strat is the real one for me. It plays beautifully, sounds like something from the 60’s and is as smooth as a good bourbon.

Despite the love I have for this guitar, the truth behind it is something very odd. I have to start by saying, it isn’t a proper Fender, in fact, I haven’t got a clue what it is. I came across it one day on EBay quite by accident while I was going through a boredom browse. I wasn’t particularly looking to buy a guitar but my love of the clean guitar sound has always been a bit of a quest. When I saw her, I really couldn’t believe what I was seeing. It was marked as a Fender Stratocaster on the neck but that was obviously just a sticker that somebody had put on for show.

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