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The Airborne Toxic Event Perform on Letterman

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The Airborne Toxic Event on Letterman

The Airborne Toxic Event recently dropped by the Late Show with David Letterman, where they performed “Timeless.” The anthemic ballad appears on new EP The Secret.

The host seemed to be a big fan of both the performance and the band’s gear.

“God that was nice. I love that guitar. It’s a beautiful guitar,” said Letterman pointing at singer Mikel Jollet’s Gretsch Black Falcon. “The Airborne Toxic Event – that was lovely.”

See for yourself below …

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Cody Ray Slaughter Kicks off Elvis Week on Letterman

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As the youngest person ever to be named an Ultimate Elvis Tribute Artist by Elvis Presley Enterprises, Cody Ray Slaughter has made a name for himself for his version of “The King.”

As such, it was fitting that Slaughter kicked off the Can’t Help Falling in Love with Elvis Week on The Late Show with David Letterman with a performance of “Jailhouse Rock.”

Slaughter, who is currently in the touring production of “The Million Dollar Quartet,” dressed the part in jailhouse stripes and black jacket and jeans while shaking his hips just like Presley.  In addition, Slaughter was accompanied by Gretsch artist Wyatt Maxwell on the guitar.  (more…)

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Watch The Airborne Toxic Event Perform on Letterman

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The Airborne Toxic Event recently dropped by David Letterman to help celebrate the 30th anniversary of the show with a performance of their latest single “All I Ever Wanted.” Watch below as frontman Mikel Jollett rocks his Gretsch Silver Falcon with guitarist Steven Chen on his Gretsch Power Jet.

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Wanda Jackson Performs on Letterman with Jack White

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Rockabilly pioneer Wanda Jackson hit David Letterman last night to promote her new album The Party Ain’t Over. Joined by special guest Jack White (on his vintage Gretsch) and his Third Man House Band, the 73-year-old singer shook things up by performing Johnny Kidd and the Pirates’ 1960s hit “Shakin’ All Over.”

Letterman was so pleased by the performance that he asked for more.

“Oh my God,” he exclaimed. “Holy Crap. Whoa!! Who was doing that? Oh my God. Oh my goodness.”

Watch below!

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Help Bruno Mars Name his Gretsch

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11/12 – UPDATE: Here’s Bruno Mars performing “Grenade,” his second single from debut album Doo-Wops and Hooligans on David Letterman.

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Bruno Mars will be playing his brand spanking new G6118T Anniversary tonight on David Letterman, and per his tweet below, is apparently looking for some help with naming his newest guitar.

“I just got a new Gretsch Guitar! You know I gotta give it a name.What should I call it? I want to name after one of ya’ll! the lines are open!”

Tweet him back with your suggestions @BrunoMars.

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