Duane Eddy

American recording artist; rock guitarist

Duane Eddy (born April 26, 1938) was a Grammy Award-winning American rock guitarist.[1] Many people enjoyed his music and tried to play the same way as he did. He is best known for the music that he played without singing words. He is probably best known for his hit song Rebel Rouser (1958).[2] Released in 1960, Eddy was the first rock and roller to have a signature model guitar.[1]

Duane Eddy
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Background information
Born (1938-04-26) April 26, 1938 (age 82)
Corning, New York, United States
GenresRock and roll
Occupation(s)Musician, actor
Years active1954–present


  1. 1.0 1.1 "Duane Eddy". CBS Interactive. Retrieved 20 February 2016.
  2. "100 Greatest Guitarists: 64 Duane Eddy". Rolling Stone. Retrieved 20 February 2016.