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Chet Atkins’ Little Black Book (of Songs)

Chet Atkins’ Little Black Book (of Songs)

From the outside, it looks like an everyday, ordinary pocket-sized memo book. The kind you can still buy at any office supply store. Its black leather cover is worn around the edges and it’s scuffed from years of being put in coat pockets, briefcases, suitcases – and...

Great Gretsch Weekend in Nashville

The weekend of this past July 13 and 14 saw a once-in-a-lifetime confluence of events in Nashville, Tennessee, otherwise known as “Music City USA.” And Gretsch was an important participant in all of them. NAMM In Nashville To begin with, there was the summer NAMM...

Legendary Guitarist Paul Yandell Passes Away

From the GretschGuitars.com website: Legendary guitarist Paul Yandell, known for his longtime rhythm role alongside Chet Atkins, passed away Monday morning in Hendersonville, Tenn., following a lengthy battle with cancer. Yandell was Atkins’ right-hand man for over 25...
Paul Yandell: The Last “Certified Guitar Player”

Paul Yandell: The Last “Certified Guitar Player”

Throughout the history of the music industry, there have been artists who’ve gained tremendous acclaim and recognition for their accomplishments. Such an artist was guitar legend Chet Atkins, whose multiple claims to fame are well known and undisputed. But there are...