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Did Duane Eddy's original 6120 get damaged in the Nashville Flood of 2010?

Discussion in 'Vintage Gretsch Discussion' started by FrankH, Aug 9, 2018 at 10:25 PM.

  1. FrankH

    FrankH Gretschie

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    Nov 3, 2013
    Oklahoma City
    There are a couple of videos out on YouTube about Duane Eddy's new signature 6120, and they seem,in a way, to contradict one another. In one, which actually shows his original standing up next to him, he says" it looks good, but believe me it's messed up", based on the context of his conversation though I think he is referencing the 1st Prototype of his signature model made by Mike Stern, rather than his actual original made in 1957. Then in the 2nd video, he says" I've still got the guitar, it's as good as it ever was" !
    Here are the videos:


    And here is a pic of him with his original :
    the-twangs-the-thang-duane-eddy.jpg
     
  2. wildeman

    wildeman Friend of Fred

    May 10, 2015
    norcal
    If you go on the other Gretsch forum there is a whole section about him, his wife is on there often and she will most likely answer you.
     
  3. tartanphantom

    tartanphantom Country Gent

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    Jul 30, 2008
    Murfreesboro, TN
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