Telecaster Neck Pickups: What Are the Best?

telecaster neck pickupsIf you are looking to upgrade your Telecaster neck pickup, you are in luck. Many great-sounding models are out there, and they offer a high-quality tone at a pretty reasonable price.

Nowadays, between digital modeling and overall great engineering, you can make virtually any guitar sound like just about any other guitar. Except, you cannot make any guitar really sound like a Telecaster. You can try, but it will never really quite smell right. But if you’re thinking about upgrading your Tele neck pickup, you’ll find many great-sounding, affordable models. Here’s a sampling of some of the best Telecaster neck pickups.

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Best Music Styles for the Telecaster

The Best Music Styles for the TelecasterThe Fender Telecaster is probably viewed by most as a somewhat specialized guitar, but it is also surprisingly versatile.

Best known for it’s “twang,” this guitar has been used most often for Country, as it lends itself well to chicken pickin’ and other similar sounds. Some players have a Stratocaster pickup installed in the middle position for more tonal options. This is called the “Nashville” setup. Although most associated with Country, the Telecaster also does a lot of other things quite well. Continue reading “Best Music Styles for the Telecaster”