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Summer NAMM Session – Gretsch Celebrates 125 Years

Nashville, TN June 20-22, 2008 After a 3 year absence the Summer NAMM Show returned to Music City USA. Nashville feels like the rightful host for Summer NAMM. Where else can you get so much music and history. The 3-day event was again held in the Nashville Convention...

Auction for Gretsch 6120 Nashville Signed by Kyle Petty!

From Thursday, July 10 to Sunday, July 20, 2008, Gretsch collectors and NASCAR fans everywhere will have the chance to bid on a new, one-of-a-kind Gretsch Nashville guitar autographed by racing legend Kyle Petty and support a fantastic cause in the process. The...

Bo Diddley Passes Away at Age 79

Long Time Gretsch Friend Entertained and Inspired the Globe Legendary R&B king and long-time Gretsch friend, Bo Diddley, has passed away at the age of 79. With his rectangular Gretsch guitar and trademark “Bo Diddley Beat”, he entertained and inspired...