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Conor Oberst auctioning off Fender Stratocaster for charity
The Crafts for a Cause initiative is encouraging musicians to donate items they have made to raise funds for Artists for Peace and Justice.
As well as Oberst's Fender Stratocasterguitar, Vampire Weekend have contributed a specially-designed gym bag, while Regina Spektor has made a T-shirt for the auction, which was thought up by Binki Shapiro, a musician in the group Little Joy.
Other items are set to come from the likes of Daft Punk, Mark Ronson and The Black Keys.
Oberst is not the only musician to recently donate a Fender Stratocaster to raise money for Haiti.
Arctic Monkeys frontman Alex Turner handed over the guitar he used to an Oxfam auction recently with the item raising Â£4,600 for the charity's aid efforts in the country.Posted on 10 Feb 2010 19:30 to category : Music News
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