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The Stones’ First Roll Through Georgia

The Stones’ First Roll Through Georgia

I’ve been a fan and follower of Charlie Watts and the Rolling Stones for many years. After all, Charlie is one of the longest-running Gretsch drum artists—a fact of which I’m very proud. But though I thought I knew a good deal about the band’s history, I recently...
Gretsch Family Connection to Titanic Passengers

Gretsch Family Connection to Titanic Passengers

Each April 15 the RMS Titanic sails back into the news along with all the stories arising from the tragic sinking of the legendary liner in 1912.  These stories capture the imagination of millions of people and, interestingly, the Gretsch Family has a direct...
The Gretsch Duo Jet: Still Rockin’ at 65

The Gretsch Duo Jet: Still Rockin’ at 65

In January 1951, Gretsch let the music world know it was a serious contender in the quickly evolving electric guitar business when it introduced the Electromatic and Electro II models at a three-day promotional show at New York’s Park Sheraton Hotel. Meanwhile, on the...
Gretsch Greatest Hits…And Hitters: Zach Danziger

Gretsch Greatest Hits…And Hitters: Zach Danziger

There are many terms that could be used to describe Zach Danziger including “innovative,” “cutting edge,” and “futuristic.” All of them are accurate, but none of them quite cover Zach’s amazing range and imagination. Perhaps the best description is offered by the...
Great Gretsch Guitarists: Russell Marsden of Band of Skulls

Great Gretsch Guitarists: Russell Marsden of Band of Skulls

Guitar. Bass. Drums. Rock ‘n’ roll doesn’t get any more basic and straightforward than that. Thousands of rock trios have started out in garages, but very few have ever made it to the big stage. One exception is Britain’s Band of Skulls, one of the most...