Stephen Stern of the Gretsh Custom Shop is always on a quest to ensure his guitars are as close to vintage correct as possible, accomplishing that by having his builders closely analyze all the vintage instruments that come across his desk. Stern's group recently examined Stephen Stills' 1959 White Falcon— the one he played at
The legendary Stephen Stills has had a blockbuster career, earning two inductions into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame for his work with Buffalo Springfield and Crosby, Stills and Nash. And through much of his career, Stills could be seen with a trusty Gretsch White Falcon, a guitar he was first introduced to by
In the midst of a summer tour with Crosby, Stills & Nash, Stephen Stills sat down with MusicRadar for a lengthy interview where he talked about his career, the live CSN 2012 DVD that is coming out July 17 and his guitars of choice. When asked about his history with Gretsch, Stills went back to
On June 1, Buffalo Springfield launched their first tour since splitting up in 1968 with a show at the Fox Theater in Oakland, Cali. Here's fan footage of the reunited group performing "I Am a Child."
Stills with his Gretsch G6136-1958 White Falcon signature model. Photo by Henry Ditz Gretsch fans will note that longtime signature artist Stephen Stills is as busy as ever lately with solo concert dates, a slew of new releases and summer 2010 plans for a Crosby, Stills & Nash tour. Recent releases from Stills include the