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Gretsch Exclusive: Rivals of the Peacemaker Perform ‘Let It Rain’


When we caught up with Chicago folk rockers Rivals of the Peacemaker, they performed an excellent version of the track “Let It Rain,” which comes off their recent self-titled album. The Gretsch Roots uke and resonator, played by frontwoman Alex Watson help add to the rootsy feel of the track.

Watch the band in action below and click here for more information.

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Surfer Sally Fitzgibbons Discusses Gretsch Resonator in Sunday


Sally Fitzgibbons is one of the top surfers in the world, but the Australian also has many other interests.

One of them is playing the guitar, as she recently revealed in the Sunday Telegraph Magazine.  In a feature titled “My Favourite Things,” Fitzgibbons talked about her Gretsch Roots Collection resonator, noting that, “This is the most recent addition to my guitar collection. I don’t travel with it, but I love playing when I’m back; it helps me relax.”

For more information, check out Fitzgibbons’ Facebook page here and read the full piece here.

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Watch Jerry Douglas on His Gretsch Bobtail Resonator


Resonator master and 13-time Grammy Award winner Jerry Douglas has been out on the road in support of his latest album Traveler.

Fan-shot footage has surfaced of Douglas performing Traveler‘s opening track, ”On a Monday,” over the weekend at Stage 1 in Fairfield, Conn.

Enjoy the clip below of Douglas on his new  G9230 Bobtail Square-Neck A.E. resonator from the Gretsch Roots Collection.

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