20 Iconic Guitars

From 'Lucille' to 'Trigger,' great guitars and the musicians who love them
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Eric Clapton's 'Blackie'

Eric Clapton's beloved "Blackie," a customized Fifties Fender Stratocaster, is actually assembled from parts of three Strats the guitarist bought at a Nashville shop in the Seventies. After Clapton retired the guitar in the mid-Eighties, it brought a then-record $959,500 in 2004 at an auction supporting Crossroads, the guitarist's rehab center. 

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