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Chet Atkins Convention & 60th Anniversary Celebration

In the city that “music calls home”, Nashville, Tennessee, the Chet Atkins Appreciation Society (CAAS) held its annual Convention from July 9 through 12. At the Sheraton Music City hotel, this year’s convention was an extra special affair for two...

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...