The GRAMMY Museum is holding an exclusive showing of Jimi Hendrix’s treasured 1966 Fender Stratocaster and John Lennon’s lost Gibson J-160E before both guitars are put up for auction by Julien’s Auctions. Hendrix’s guitar is currently on display on the Museum’s third floor, where it will remain through February 2016. Lennon’s guitar arrives today, July 2. Hendrix played his 1966 black, rosewood fret board Fender Stratocaster at the Monterey International Pop Music Festival, held June 18, 1967, at the county fairgrounds in Monterey, CA. Recommended to festival organizers by Paul McCartney, the Jimi Hendrix Experience performed eight songs, with Hendrix wielding his Stratocaster, before switching to his less-treasured white Stratocaster, which he then famously burned and smashed during the group’s ninth and final number, “Wild Thing.” Lennon purchased his electric-acoustic Gibson J-160E in 1962 from

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