Sadowsky Madcat Copy

Electric Guitar

The Sadowsky Madcat/Telecaster is an electric guitar used by Prince and Wendy Melvoin. Roger Sadowsky built several copies of the Hohner Madcat for Prince. Two of the guitars are similar to the Hohner Madcat without the Hohner logo. Two further copies have custom pink and purple finishes with flower designs. One of the copies also squirted a liquid over the audience for the song Baby, I'm A Star on the Purple Rain tour. Sadowsky has discussed these guitars in the September/October 2016 issue of Guitar Aficionado. Wendy also used these Sadowskys on the Parade tour.

Prince played the purple Sadowsky in the America video. He later gave it to Sheila E. The pink Sadowsky is in the collection at Paisley Park. The whereabouts of the other Sadowskys are unknown.