The bullet points below give the quick cliff-notes version of the Fender Mustang History. More detailed history page coming soon. Also check out Mr Maxima’s Mustang Story.
Brief Mustang History
- Fender MusicMaster(one-pickup) and Duo-Sonic(two-pickups) introduced in spring of 1956.
- Fender Mustang introduced in August 1964. “This guitar was essentially a Duo-Sonic with the Dynamic Fender Vibrato.”**
- Fender introduces the ‘Competition’ Mustang in 1969.
- The Mustang is discontinued in 1982.
- From the early 90’s to 1998 the Japanese Mustang(1969 model) Re-Issue is being produced.
Mr. Maxima’s: The Fender Mustang Story