The iconic American guitar is the Gretsch model 6120, that Chet Atkins has endorsed and George Harrison, Pete Townshend, Brian Setzer, and other well known musicians used. 334 bold color images reveal its evolution into a highly collectible instrument produced in limited numbers. Fresh insights, compelling images, and significant new information explain what contributed to its development. Get the most accurate account to date of events in the Gretsch production environment of the 1950s and '60s. This book is an indispensable technical resource for dealers, collectors, and vintage guitar enthusiasts.
Edward Ball has been gathering data and researching vintage Gretsch guitars for nearly a decade. In 2010, he released his first book on the topic, entitled "Gretsch 6120: The History of a Legendary Guitar" (Schiffer Publishing).