‘Premier Guitar’ Interviews the Sultan of Twang Duane Eddy

King of Twang Duane Eddy gave a fantastic interview to Premier Guitar magazine’s Michael Ross for the March issue, detailing his storied history and the incredible impact he’s had on music. With over 60 years of playing under his belt, the reverb-drenched tone that Eddy helped create has been massively influential, inspiring countless Americana acts

Duane Eddy 6-String Bass Among Fretboard Journal’s ‘Five Things We Loved at NAMM 2018’

Michael James Adams of Fretboard Journal walked this year’s NAMM show floor in Anaheim, Calif., intent on fully taking in all the incredible products that the music industry had to offer. After a whirlwind week, the author came back with five things that he loved, including the all-new Gretsch G6120TB-DE Duane Eddy 6-String Bass. “If

King of Twang’s Duane Eddy Debuts New Signature 6-String Bass at NAMM

The King of Twang, Duane Eddy, debuted his new Limited Edition G6120TB-DE Duane Eddy Signature 6-String Bass in the Gretsch booth on Friday at the 2018 NAMM Show in Anaheim, Calif. For the unveiling, Eddy regaled the packed house with a few entertaining stories about the 6-string bass, which he first had built for him

Watch Duane Eddy Perform Live with Dan Auerbach

After relocating to Nashville, Tenn., Black Keys singer/guitarist Dan Auerbach founded his own Easy Eye Sound studio and eventually began to write and record his new sophomore solo album Waiting on a Song. ""I mean, there are just so many musicians everywhere — and some of the greatest musicians, that made some of my favorite

Session Gets the Skinny on Gallup and Eddy Signature Models

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

Glimpse Inside the Gretsch Duane Eddy and Cliff Gallup Tribute Concert

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

Jeff Beck, Duane Eddy, Darrel Higham and Paul Pigat Make for An Epic Concert Event

“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

Gretsch Adds to Duane Eddy’s Signature Models

Gretsch celebrates the legendary and pioneering tone of Grammy award winner, Rock and Roll Hall of Famer and Musicians Hall of Fame member Duane Eddy with the new G6120 Duane Eddy Signature Limited Edition Hollow Body with Bigsby® models. Enjoy classic styling and full, resonate sound with these single-cutaway beauties that combine modern Gretsch upgrades

Q&A with Duane Eddy

Fred Gretsch's company website, Gretsch.com, recently posted a wonderful Q&A with King of Twang Duane Eddy. In the piece, Eddy chats with interviewer Ron Denny, covering a variety of topics including his longtime career, influence on other artists, working with George Harrison, and how he feels about his Gretsch guitars. Here's a quick excerpt: What

Country Music Hall of Fame Salutes Duane Eddy

As part of its Nashville Cats series and to also coincide with the American Sound and Beauty: Guitars from the Bachman-Gretsch Collection exhibition, the Country Music Hall of Fame recently paid tribute to legendary Gretsch artist Duane Eddy with a special event at its museum. With his 1958 hit “Rebel Rouser,” Eddy became the first