Gretsch and Bono Partner on New Signature Guitar

GRETSCH® & BONO PARTNER ON SIGNATURE GUITAR; 

NEW (GRETSCH)RED RAISES MONEY TO FIGHT AIDS(RED)

Photo Credit: Eoin McLoughlin

Photo Credit: Eoin McLoughlin

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (December 9, 2014) – Gretsch and Bono join forces once again for a new signature guitar model, the (GRETSCH)RED. Bearing the special (RED) logo adorned on the pickguard and truss rod cover, every guitar sold will raise money for the Global Fund to AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria.

The double-cutaway (GRETSCH)RED G5623 Electromatic® Center-Block Bono “Signature” Model puts Bono’s personalized stamp on Gretsch’s new thinline spruce center-block design, which delivers “high gain-friendly” tone and greater control over the kind of feedback players want.

Other premium features include a bound arched maple top with bound sound holes, maple sides and arched back (also bound), maple neck, 22-fret bound rosewood fingerboard with Neo-Classic “thumbnail” inlays, dual “Black Top” Filter’Tron pickups with three-position toggle switching, and master volume and tone controls, anchored Adjusto-Matic bridge with “G”-cutout tailpiece, Grover® deluxe tuners, chrome hardware and deluxe case.

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