Wednesday, May 23, 2012
The legendary Jimi Hendrix was so in love with his Fender Stratocaster guitar that there is an etching of it on his Washington gravestone. Another rock ’n’ roll enthusiast, Chris Black, made history by marrying his “faithful” Fender in a church service in 1995.
With such adoration for this legendary 66-year-old American guitar-maker, Fender Musical Instruments Corp., is hoping to use the strength of its iconic music brands to string along investors in its upcoming $200 million Nasdaq IPO. MORE HERE