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Stratpack Re-Broadcast on ArtsworldThe Fender celebration concert performed at Wembley in 2004 featuring David Gilmour (amongst many other greats) is to be re-broadcast on the Sky TV channel Artsworld (channel 157) in the UK at the times below.

As far as I know, Artsworld is a stand alone station in that you have to subscribe to it like you would Film4 or something. Most of us are probably not subscribers but thought you would all like to know anyway!!

 

The Stratpack Concert

2004 Wembley Arena concert held in tribute to the legendary Fender Stratocaster guitar including members of Queen, The Rolling Stones and The Crickets

Broadcast times
Tue 24 Jan 2006 10am – 12:30am
Thu 26 Jan 2006 10:30am – 1pm
Fri 27 Jan 2006 8am – 10:30am

Programme
Peggy Sue; The Crickets, Albert Lee and Brian May
Maybe Baby; The Crickets, Albert Lee and Brian May
I Fought The Law; The Crickets, Albert Lee and Brian May
Oh Boy; The Crickets, Albert Lee and Brian May
That’ll Be The Day; The Crickets, Albert Lee and Brian May
The Rise And Fall Of Flingel Bunt; Hank Marvin
Sleepwalk; Hank Marvin
Apache; Hank Marvin
I’m On My Way; Theresa Andersson
Country Boy; Albert Lee and Theresa Andersson
How Long; Mike Rutherford and Paul Carrack
All Along The Watchtower; Mike Rutherford and Paul Carrack
While My Guitar Gently Weeps; Mike Rutherford and Paul Carrack
I Can’t Dance; Mike Rutherford and Paul Carrack
Red House; Gary Moore
Angel; Jamie Cullum
Stronger Than Me; Amy Winehouse
Muddy Water Blues; Paul Rodgers
Drinking; Paul Rodgers featuring Jasmine & Steve Rodgers
Alright Now; Paul Rodgers and Brian May
Can’t Get Enough; Paul Rodgers and Joe Walsh
Funk 49; Joe Walsh
Life’s Been Good; Joe Walsh
Life In The Fast Lane; Joe Walsh
Rocky Mountain Way; Joe Walsh
6pm; Phil Manzanera
Marooned; David Gilmour
Coming Back To Life; David Gilmour
Sorrow; David Gilmour
Ooh La La; Ronnie Wood
Stay With Me; The All Star Line-Up

In 1954, a new type of guitar was introduced to the music-playing public of America. The Fender Electric Instrument Manufacturing Company had developed the first commercial solid-body Spanish electric guitar – the Telecaster – a simple design which was successful, but with which many players chose to use with a ‘Bigsby’ unit, a fairly primitive spring-loaded vibrato device with which players could bend notes up and down. Instead of adding a Bigsby, Leo Fender produced a new, more expensively-made ash or alder line of guitars with his own design of vibrato, and a musical legend was born.

In the autumn of 2004, some of the world’s greatest guitarists gathered at Wembley Arena to celebrate the 50th birthday of the extraordinarily popular instrument. Members of Queen, Genesis, Thin Lizzy, The Crickets, The Shadows, Free, The Eagles, Roxy Music, Pink Floyd and The Rolling Stones plus solo stars Albert Lee, Jamie Cullum, Theresa Andersson, Amy Winehouse and Paul Carrack all gathered on one stage for what was without doubt the greatest modern guitar concert ever.

Source: [ Richard Thresh and Artsworld ]

 

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