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Guitar World Demos the G6128T-1962 Duo Jet

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Paul Riario of Guitar World recently got his hands on a Gretsch G6128T-1962 Duo Jet and gave it a very positive review.

“This is just a gorgeous and elegant guitar,” he noted.

Riario went through all of the features of the classic solid-body guitar, and also played it to showcase the tone.

“With just a couple of tweaks, this guitar plays incredibly and has a focused sound. Definitely check it out,” Riario concluded.

Check out the full demo below.

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Go Behind the Scenes With Reverend Horton Heat

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Reverend Horton Heat has a new album coming out on Jan. 21 that is appropriately titled Rev, and Guitar World recently offered fans a behind-the-scened look at what’s to come.

The music mag went into the studio with bassist Jimbo Wallace and Jim “The Rev” Heath, and the duo discussed the recording process and their new single, “Let Me Teach You How to Eat.”

Check out the action below and visit Reverend Horton Heat’s official website for more information.

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Guitar World Demos Gretsch G6136STL Silver Falcon Guitar

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Guitar World magazine reviews and praises the Gretsch G6136STL Silver Falcon in its Holiday 2011 issue.

The magazine describes the guitar’s cosmetic appointments, and says its tone “is as bright and bold as the sun.”

As online bonus content, Guitar World’s Paul Riario also demoed the Silver Falcon, calling it “fantastic,” “elegant,” and “premium.”

Watch the video demo below, and pick up Guitar World’s Holiday 2011 issue here to read the full review.

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Guitar World Interviews Joe Robinson

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Gretsch artist Joe Robinson was interviewed in the September issue of Guitar World magazine, where he appears sporting his beloved G6122-1962 Chet Atkins Country Gentleman.

The 21-year-old Aussie prodigy tells the magazine that music-making has been in his family, but that he really picked up his chops via YouTube by listening to a variety of artists.

“Anything that caught my ear – Steely Dan, Eric Clapton, James Taylor, Mark Knopfler – I’d get on the computer and figure it out,” Robinson tells Guitar World. “I was voracious, and I still am.”

To read the entire article, get your copy of Guitar World here.

Visit Joe Robinson’s website here.

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Rory Gallagher’s 1963 Gretsch Corvette in Guitar World Magazine

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Guitar World’s September issue features an in-depth article on legendary blues guitarist Rory Gallagher and some of his favorite gear, including his 1963 Gretsch Corvette.

Gallagher’s nephew Daniel recalled how his uncle acquired the Gretsch Corvette.

“The band was in Texas on a day off,” he told Guitar World. “Rory was in a guitar shop; my dad was in a pawnshop around the corner, and up in the window was this Gretsch.”

Daniel Gallagher also told the magazine that the Corvette was priced very cheaply, so much so that his uncle had some sound advice for his dad.

“He said, ‘Let’s get the hell out of here before they realize what they’ve sold you.’”

Get your copy of Guitar World here to read the article in its entirety.

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