Duane Eddy's House of Twang

Gretsch sighting in Corning, NY!

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So, we took a trip North to visit family and spent a few hours in Corning, New York. Home of the world famous glass museum and Steuben crystal. And the birthplace of Duane. So...we had a very nice lunch with Mayor Rich Negri and Corning DJ Frank Acomb. A few blocks away from Main Street was a great surprise. Imagine my excitement to see the mural shown on the building below! Artist Bret Steeves did a wonderful job, and I couldn’t wait to show you.

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Project finished the end of July.

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And then there’s this guy...

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That is great!

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Well how cooler could it get than that? There may be a little temporal displacement in showing Duane with a guitar that wasn't built for a few years after he left town...but their hearts are definitely in the right place, and it's spiritually right even if it stretches the history a bit. (And it's great for Gretsch too.)

Guess they're kinda claiming to be the birthplace of twang.

Which is fine. Kentucky, Indiana, and Illinois all claim Abe Lincoln.

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Way Cool!

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Awwww you shoulda stopped by. I'm right around the corner. Maybe next time.

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Top and center!

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That is so very cool. I love when people get creative like that.

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It's good to see that you had beautiful blue skies. I'm not sure if I've ever been in Corning, but when I was 8 years old my family spent a three-week vacation at Keuka Lake.

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Thanks Deed for sharing !

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I've painted theater scenic canvases that large. The detail on that trompe o'loeil is amazing. Painting it on brick is rough. That's really well done! Kudos to the artist!


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