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Gretsch Greatest Hits…and Hitters

Phil Collins: The Unmistakable Man by Fred W. Gretsch Considering the enormity of Phil Collins’ success as a solo artist in the 1980s and 90s, it might surprise some people to learn that he first came to musical prominence as the drummer in an equally successful band...
Oh What A Night…With Doyle Dykes!

Oh What A Night…With Doyle Dykes!

Saturday night, August 1, was a musically magical night in of all places, Bloomingdale, Georgia, a quiet southern community just west of historic Savannah. Randy Wood’s Pickin’ Parlor hosted a special evening featuring the stylings of Doyle Dykes,...

Gretsch Greatest Hits…And Hitters

Keith Carlock: Mr. In-Demand by Fred W. Gretsch It’s almost easier to talk about what Keith Carlock hasn’t done than what he has. Since graduating from the prestigious music program of the University Of North Texas in 1992, the Greenville, Mississippi native’s career...

Gretsch Greatest Hits…and Hitters

The Creation of The Double-Bass Drumkit by Fred W. Gretsch Double-bass drumkits are pretty common these days, but that wasn’t always the case. In fact, the introduction of the double-bass kit was a pretty revolutionary step in the history of drumming. Ah, but who was...

A Brooklyn Bash!

Celebrating Fred Gretsch’s Fifty Years In The Music Business This past May 30 saw a very special event in Brooklyn, New York: a celebration of Fred W. Gretsch’s fiftieth anniversary in the music industry. Representing the fourth generation of the Gretsch family...