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The Story of the Gretsch Chet Atkins Guitars

Published: Thu June 28, 2007  News Feed

Chet Atkins was already a successful, respected and extraordinarily busy artist and producer by the time Gretsch® approached him in 1954 with a singularly enticing offer...and even now, over 50 years later, the Gretsch Chet Atkins guitars still retain their appeal. From The Beatles to the Stone Roses, many classic bands have used a Chet Atkins - instruments of  exceptional elegance, style and quality.

 

Above: George Harrison proudly shows his two Country Gentleman (left) and John Squire of Stone Roses with his Gent.

This Flash tour will show you a bit more about those extraordinary guitars.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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