The Great 8 of ‘58

Affectionately dubbed the "Great '58," this collection of 1958 inspired hollow and solid body Custom Shop models created by Master Builder Stephen Stern debuted at the 2017 NAMM show. 1958 was a transitional year for Gretsch, which included the beginning of Filter’Tron™ pickups featuring plain covers and flat-top bezels. These timeless beauties capture those key

Musician’s Friend Demos the G6136I Bono Irish Falcon

Brian Baggett of Musician's Friend Private Reserve recently took a close look at a Gretsch G6136I Bono Irish Falcon, the U2 frontman's signature guitar. After switching between each of the pickups and playing a few tunes, Baggett came away with a positive review. "It's a great Gretsch guitar," he said. "I can see how [Bono]