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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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Richard Hawley Up for a Barclaycard Mercury Prize

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Gretsch artist and Sheffield, England native Richard Hawley has made the shortlist for the Barclaycard Mercury Album of the Year with Standing at the Sky’s Edge. The former member of Britpop band Pulp is considered a frontrunner to win the prestigious award.

The 12 finalists were announced on Wednesday by BBC TV and radio presenter Lauren Laverne at London’s The Hospital Club.

Watch below as Hawley talks about each track on the album.

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Richard Hawley Front and Center In Guitarist Magazine

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Former Pulp guitarist and solo musician Richard Hawley enjoyed an eight-page spread inside the November issue of Guitarist magazine, just in case you missed it.

The Gretsch aficionado welcomed the magazine to his studio, where he unveiled his guitar collection.

“Guitars for me are synonymous with love,” he told Guitarist. “They go hand in hand because I think of all the time that people spent with me when I was a kid, teaching me stuff they didn’t have to.”

Hawley’s love for guitars is nothing less than fervent — he’s amassed a collection of more than 100 instruments, some of which include his Gretsch Country Gentleman, Gretsch Silver Falcon, Gretsch Country Club and Gretsch G6120DC.

To see Hawley’s vast collection of guitars and read the full article, head here.

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