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Funky Mama 0:05
Elvis Medley: Mystery Train/My Baby Left Me/That’s All Right Mama 6:24
Red Label 12:16
Honky-Tonkin’ Country Girl 18:00 (beer bottle slide 22:22 )

Danny Gatton – lead guitar
Billy Windsor – rhythm guitar, vocals
John Previti – bass
Bill Holloman – keyboard, sax, trumpet, vocals
Shannon Ford – drums


Warmoth Custom Body Builder Render

This partscaster build I am calling the “Gretschcaster.” It is basically a Telecaster with some design ideas from my two Gretsch 6120 guitars. I have been thinking about this one for a long time. I wanted a Telecaster that had a Bigsby and I love Gretsch guitars. So it should be a great match.

I started with an order at Warmoth for a custom Telecaster Thinline body with “F” Hole and binding plus a neck with binding and Ebony fingerboard. Orange of course as you may have guessed. Ordered several bodies from Warmoth in the past. They make quality stuff. This will be my first Warmoth neck that I have ordered, however. I will be mounting a Bigsby B5 Telecaster kit and using some genuine Gretsch parts. Should have the Gretsch vibe without a fully custom build that I would have to pay a top luthier the big bucks for (as much as a good used car).

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