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Gretsch

Reverend Horton Heat: Rompin' with the Rev

December 16, 2013
When it comes to the Reverend Horton Heat’s gear, his new album, or his live show, you can be sure everything is cranked to 10.
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Gretsch Expands Its Center-Block Series

October 24, 2013
Gretsch adds three new models to their Center-Block series, the G5620T-CB Electromatic, G5655T-CB Electromatic, and G5622T-CB Electromatic guitars.
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GALLERY: Rich Robinson's 2013 Touring Gear

October 21, 2013
Check out what Rich Robinson brought out on tour with the Black Crowes—everything from relic’d Gibsons and Japanese Zemaitis models to a few Gretschs and Teles.
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Vintage Vault: 1957 Gretsch 6130 Round-Up

October 14, 2013
This cowboy-themed solidbody put the “western” in country and western.
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The Aristocrats' Guthrie Govan and Bryan Beller: Rock and Awe

August 15, 2013
Go inside the sessions for The Aristocrats' new album, Culture Clash, and see what Guthrie Govan and Bryan Beller have to say about life on the road, breaking boundaries, and Govan's disdain for double-locking trems.
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Gretsch Announces The Fred and Dinah Gretsch 130th Anniversary Tour

June 13, 2013
Gretsch is celebrating their 130th anniversary with a nationwide tour.
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Gretsch Introduces the New Anniversary, Professional Collection, and Center Block Model Guitars

January 18, 2013
In celebration of Gretsch’s 130th anniversary, the iconic guitar company is releasing two limited anniversary models.
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Gretsch Introduces the Custom Shop G6118T 130th Anniversary Electric Guitar

January 16, 2013
Scottsdale, AZ (January 16, 2012) – To celebrate Gretsch''s 130th anniversary, the Gretsch Custom Shop introduces the beautiful new G6118T 130th Anniversary model. Its 2 1/2"-deep single-cutaway three-ply maple
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Gretsch Welcomes 5 New Instruments to its Roots Collection

January 10, 2013
Scottsdale, AZ (January 10, 2012) – Gretsch is excited to release five additions to its Roots Collection, an eclectic family of banjos, mandolins, resonator guitars, ukuleles and Rancher acoustic guitars
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Gretsch G5442BDC Electromatic Bass Review

January 9, 2013
The Gretsch G5442BDC Electromatic bass is a well-constructed instrument with lots of usable tones and an undeniably cool retro vibe.
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1958 Gretsch 6136 White Falcon

December 10, 2012
As far as bright colors and fancy appointments, the Fred Gretsch Company led the way. Gretsch achieved the pinnacle of luxury and style with its pièce de résistance, the White Falcon.
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Gretsch Introduces New Electromatic Models

July 9, 2012
The series now features several variations on classic Gretsch guitar models, as well as bass guitars and left-handed models.
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Affordable Resonator Roundup: Gretsch, Recording King, Washburn, Wechter

June 27, 2012
We take a look at four sub-$1000 offerings to help you find the right fit for dipping your feet into the resonator pool.
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Gretsch Bikini Bass and Guitar

March 9, 2012
LEFT: Introduced in 1961, the Gretsch Bikini features removable and interchangeable guitar and bass necks rigged with onboard electronics. MIDDLE: To facilitate travel, the Bikini’s body is cut in
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1957 Gretsch 6022 Rancher

February 10, 2012
The Rancher was a 17"-wide jumbo acoustic with a triangular soundhole based on Gretsch’s earlier 125F, but with Western-themed decorations similar to the Chet Atkins 6120, 6121, and the 6130 Round Up.
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Gretsch Introduces the Roots Collection

February 8, 2012
Scottsdale, AZ (Feb. 8, 2012) – Gretsch is introducing its Roots Collection of acoustic instruments. This new family of banjos, mandolins, resonator guitars, ukuleles and Rancher acoustic guitars feature
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Gretsch Reintroduces Rancher Acoustic Guitars with 5 New Models

January 20, 2012
The richly resonant Rancher first appeared in the early 1950s with its triangular sound hole and sweepingly elegant pickguard, and Gretsch is now re-introducing the model.
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Gretsch G6128T-GH George Harrison Signature Duo Jet Electric Guitar Review

September 20, 2011
Made in Japan, the guitar features all the custom appointments that differentiated Harrison’s guitar from other Duo Jets of the late ’50s and early ’60s.
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Video Review Gretsch G6128 T-GH George Harrison Signature Duo Jet

September 20, 2011
http://www.premierguitar.com PG's Shawn Hammond walks through his latest review of the Gretsch G6128 T-GH George Harrison Signature Duo Jet


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1956 Gretsch Chet Atkins Hollow Body Model 6120

July 19, 2011
The 1955 Model 6120 included features requested by Atkins, as well as a 22-fret neck (a few early examples had only 21 frets) and a 24.5" scale.
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