What Kind of Guitar Should I Buy?

One of the questions I get asked a lot is “what kind of guitar should I buy?” There are many brands out there, but they basically fall into two categories: bolt-on neck guitars like Fenders and set-neck guitars like Gibsons.

This video is a general overview of the sounds, construction, and description of a Telecaster, Stratocaster, and a Les Paul that may help inform a first-time electric guitar purchase.

I’ve made a lot of generalizations based on my experience, of course, your mileage may vary, and since this is the Internet, everyone has an opinion. 🙂

By Jeff McErlain
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Fender Telecaster

Fender Stratocaster

Gibson Les Paul