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The Gretsch Drumkit That Made Olympic History

The Gretsch Drumkit That Made Olympic History

By Fred Gretsch As the world focuses on the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, I’d like to share a story that took place the last time that the Summer Olympics were located in the Americas. North America, in fact, exactly twenty years ago. It was 1996, and...
Six Degrees of Separation–Gretsch Style!

Six Degrees of Separation–Gretsch Style!

Question: What does a nearly century-old guitar have to do with a college in the Chicago area, a country music artist from New York, and a classic building in Williamsburg? Answer: More than you might think. In a classic example of “six degrees of separation,” a Rex...

Gretsch Day 2016 At Street Sounds

A very special event took place in Brooklyn, New York on June 4: the annual Gretsch Day at Street Sounds. Located on 3rd Avenue in Brooklyn (and touting itself as “the world’s largest Gretsch dealer” for guitars, amps, and related accessories), Street Sounds staged an...