Jimi Hendrix’s Burned Monterey Guitar Sells For $400,000

    The infamous Fender Stratocaster that Jimi Hendrix set on fire at the Monterey International Pop Festival in 1967 was sold for $400,000 at an auction in London.

    The guitar was sold by James Wright, a manager at Hendrix’s label. In an interview with The Metro, Wright said that Hendrix set the guitar on fire to  one up Pete Townsehend of The Who. [NMEComplex]