Short for Fender Stratocaster, this guitar was designed in the late 1950s by Leo Fender. It's traditional American design and wide range of sound leave it to be popular still today. Debate still surrounds whether the Fender Stratocaster or the Gibson Les Paul are the greatest of all guitars.
"I just picked up a sweet Fender Strat from the local Guitar Center."
by Rooster_St_Paddy November 01, 2007