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Gretsch White Falcon: Quiz


Question 1: Baldwin would have trouble understanding guitars in general and the White Falcon in particular, which disastrously failed to evolve smoothly out of the ________ era.
Country musicRock and rollRock musicRockabilly

Question 2: Many of Gretsch's ________ were covered with thick sparkly gold plastic that could also be used as binding on guitars.
Goblet drumDrumDafNaqareh

Question 3: 1964-1972, model number 6136 and 6137 (stereo): Bigsby ________ with telescoping "dog leg" arm; "T-zone tempered treble" slanted upper frets.

Question 4: From the ________ production line, Webster recalled the engraved pearl inlays that adorned the fretboard and headstock.
Bluegrass musicOld-time musicBanjoCountry music

Question 5: Most who were inspired by the new hot guitarists Jimi Hendrix, Jeff Beck, ________ and other musical greats were turning to Fender, rather than Gretsch.
George HarrisonEric ClaptonRingo StarrThe Dirty Mac

Question 6: The White Falcon is best known for its large 17-inch size and distinctive appearance, with gleaming white paint, copious gold trim, and a ________ in mid-flight engraved on the gold pickguard.
American KestrelKestrelFalconCommon Kestrel

Question 7: In early 1954, ________ marketing strategist Jimmie Webster sought to design a guitar to improve upon the top-of-the-heap Gibson Super 400.
GretschGretsch 6120Bo DiddleyPete Townshend

Question 8: The Gretsch White Falcon is a visually distinctive guitar commercially introduced in 1955 by ________.
Bo DiddleyGretsch 6120GretschPete Townshend


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