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Neil Young - Gretsch White Falcon
Neil Young has used a number of Gretsch White Falcons over the
years. While with the Buffalo Springfield, Neil had a 1959 mono White Falcon model 6136. This guitar had
two switches on the upper bout and a Bigsby B6 tailpiece.
Sometime In 1969, Neil traded his mono White Falcon to Stephen
Stills for a 1961 stereo White Falcon 6137.
The stereo White Falcon has four switches on its
upper bout and two tone controls below the bridge. Neil’s version has a
non-standard Bigsby B7 tailpiece and has had its pickguard removed.