In the May issue cover story of Vintage Guitar, the magazine shines a spotlight on the charming Old West allure of the rare Gretsch 6130 Round-Up. The article details the history of this unique guitar, which first made its debut in 1953 to catch the attention of the country market. With the rising popularity of
German-based music retailer Session caught up with Gretsch product manager Joe Carducci at the 2017 NAMM show to view the latest additions in the lineup, including two tribute models for legends Cliff Gallup and Duane Eddy, as well as the all-new Vintage Select Edition Solid Body guitars. Watch the video below to learn more about
During the 2017 NAMM Show in Anaheim, Calif., Gretsch hosted a Tribute Concert honoring Duane Eddy and Cliff Gallup with special performances by Eddy himself, Jeff Beck, Darrel Higham, Paul Pigat & Cousin Harley. "I wish Cliff could have been here," says Eddy in the exclusive Gretsch video clip below. "It would have meant a
“I lit the fuse – I’ll let the rest of the bomb go off now,” said Gretsch artist Paul Pigat of Cousin Harley after his opening and blistering rockabilly set at Thursday night’s Duane Eddy and Cliff Gallup Tribute Concert in Santa Ana, Calif. The rest of the bomb being of course, the King of
Written by Jeff Owens On May 4, 1956, at Bradley Film & Recording Studio on south 16th St. in Nashville, record producer Ken Nelson had prepared for that day’s work by having several session veterans on hand to back up a little-known singer from Norfolk, Va., who was coming in to cut a few songs.