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Richard Hawley Remembers His First Gretsch

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English singer, songwriter and producer Richard Hawley has a long history with Gretsch, from listening to Eddie Cochran as a kid to his days playing with the legendary Pulp to his current career as a solo artist.

Hawley recently sat down to talk about his Gretsch love affair in the interview below.

Visit Hawley’s official website for more information.

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Five Rockin’ Gretsch Movie Moments

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The Edge laying down guitar tracks in Rattle and Hum.

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The summer blockbuster movie season is upon us, and we’ve got movies on the mind after thinking about some of the best Gretsch moments that have graced the silver screen over the years.

From rock to country to rockabilly, bands both real and fictitious have reached for Gretsch instruments, whether electric or acoustic.

So with that in mind, here are five great Gretsch moments from feature films: (more…)

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Face to Face Release Video for ‘Right as Rain’

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SoCal punk stalwarts Face to Face have dropped a video for their latest single “Right as Rain,” which comes from their 2013 album Three Chords and a Half Truth.

The clip is simple – the quartet simply rocks out to the track inside a sparse warehouse. A real punk D.I.Y. vision.

Check out the video below and visit Face to Face’s official website for more information.

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Gretsch Featured in New Outlook.com Commercial

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Is your email inbox impossibly clogged due to  spam or a constant stream of email newsletters you never subscribed to?

Well, with the recent migration of the webmail service Hotmail to Outlook.com, it should be easier to manage your inbox with the new Sweep feature.

In a recent commercial for Outlook.com, the system was shown to be helpful to a musician who wanted to maximize his shredding time.  With a few clicks, he was able to delete a ton of unwanted emails and continue playing guitar.

Check out the spot below.

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Michael Lockwood Talks About His Gretsch Collection

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Michael Lockwood, guitarist for Lisa Marie Presley, has been a Gretsch enthusiast for a long time, ever since he saw a double-cut Sparkle Jet in a pawn shop in the late 1970s.

Since then, he has amassed quite a collection.

Lockwood recently sat down with the Gretsch Post to talk about his Gretsch guitars and how he got his start in the music industry.

Watch the interview below.

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