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Top RatedRickenbacker 360 Electric Guitar
A rock icon from the days of the British Invasion.Email for PriceCompare Compare Now site1prod513657
NewRickenbacker 360 12-String Electric Guitar
The world's most popular 12-string for nearly 40 years.Email for PriceCompare Compare Now site1prod513659
Private ReserveRickenbacker 360/12C63 C Series 12-String Electric Guitar
An exact replica of the world's most popular electric 12-string.Email for PriceCompare Compare Now site1prod513664
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Top RatedRickenbacker 330 Electric Guitar
A rock classic from the '60s that's still a favorite today.Email for PriceCompare Compare Now site1prod513651
Choose Yours!Rickenbacker 330/12 Electric Guitar
Sounds of The Byrds and The Beatles!Email for PriceCompare Compare Now site1prod513660
Private ReserveRickenbacker 325C64 Miami C Series Electric Guitar
Duplicates the Model 325 as produced in 1964.Email for PriceCompare Compare Now site1prod513663
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Private ReserveRickenbacker 381V69 Vintage Series Electric Guitar
One of the most unique guitars of all time.Email for PriceCompare Compare Now site1prod513667
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The Rickenbacker semi-hollow and hollow body electric guitars have always been in a class all their own. Known for their distinct jangly tone, these iconic electric guitars are sought after by hobbyists, professionals and collectors alike. With unmistakable look and inimitable sound, there's a reason Rickenbacker guitars go hand-in-hand with the history of popular music. Rickenbacker was founded in 1931 and is known as the first company to successfully produce an electric guitar for a mass audience. While the company was popular with musicians, it wasn't until over 30 years later that they made their true mark on the world forever (with a little help from a few lads from Liverpool called The Beatles). In 1960, John Lennon purchased a Rickenbacker in Hamburg, Germany. It became his go-to guitar, so much so that he played it during The Beatles first appearance on the Ed Sullivan show four years later. Later that year, George Harrison's Rickenbacker was featured prominently on their A Hard Day's Night LP. The "Rickenbacker Sound" was born, and not long after, Pete Townshend of the Who, Roger McGuinn of the Byrds, John Fogerty of Creedence Clearwater Revival and more started playing these truly special guitars.
A second wave of Rickenbacker enthusiasts followed in the 1970's, led by Tom Petty and Mike Campbell, whose use of these guitars helped the early Heartbreakers' records stand out from the rest of the pack. Even today, artists such as Stevie Van Zandt, Laura Jane Grace, Robin Zander, and Daniel Rossen plug into Rickenbacker guitars to bring a little something extra to their live shows and recordings.
When you're picking out the Rickenbacker that's right for you, there's no wrong choice, just a top notch series of options. If you want to recreate the sounds of the iconic 1964 British Invasion, maybe check out the 325C64 Miami C Series Electric Guitar or the 330/12 Electric Guitar. These guitars faithfully reproduce the sounds that were so integral to the music of the 60s. Maybe you're interested in learning how to play the 12-string electric? If so, definitely have a look at the 360/12C63 C Series 12-String Electric Guitar. This guitar is an exact reissue of the world's most popular electric 12-string. Originally made famous by George Harrison, this guitar matches the 1963 version in every sound and detail, making it ideal for fans of his amazing work.
Rickenbacker guitars are truly special. Beautifully made, and with a sound all their own, a Rickenbacker will stick with you for generations, often becoming an heirloom that is passed down. Now is the time for you to join the Rickenbacker family and experience these wonderful guitars for yourself.