Monday, December 26, 2005

Signed Fender Strat raises $1.6 million for charity

'A Fender guitar signed by a Jeff Beck and a host of other legendary musicians has raised $1.6 million for charity. The signing of the guitar was arranged by Bryan Adams who planned the project to raise money for the victims of the Tsunami last year. The guitar was purchased at a charity auction to benefit the Reach Out To Asia foundation by Sheikha Miyyasah Al Thani of the Royal family of Qatar. The guitar was also signed by Jimmy Page, Eric Clapton, Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Ronnie Wood, Brian May, Tony Iommi, Paul McCartney, Sting, David Gilmour, Pete Townshend, Mark Knopfler, Angus & Malcolm Young, Ritchie Blackmore, Ray Davies, Noel & Liam Gallagher, Def Leppard, as well as Bryan Adams himself.'


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