Gruhn Guitars- A Place for Vintage and Rare Guitars

Posted on: March 18, 2011

Gruhn Guitars is a famous vintage instrument shop and place of interest located in Nashville, Tennessee. The business opened on January 2, 1970. It was originally called GTR, standing for George Gruhn, Tut Taylor and Randy Wood; a story has circulated that country music star Hank Williams, Jr. encouraged Gruhn to go into business. The store is located right by the stage door of the Ryman Auditorium, the home of the Grand Ole Opry. On December 31, 2006, Garrison Keillor, for his New Year’s Show at Ryman Auditorium for PBS’ Great Performances visited Gruhn Guitars with Vince Gill before the start of the show. Garrison Keiller’s New Year’s Eve Special Gill told a story about buying some of his guitars at Gruhn’s. “Gruhn’s customer’s have included the likes of Duane Allman, Mark Knopfler, Conan O’Brien, Robert Plant and Eric Clapton.

Gruhn Guitars and Mandolin Brothers in Staten Island, New York are known for unique and vintage instruments and for an expertise in rare instruments.

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