Danny Gatton

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Birthday
4, 1945
Birthplace
Maryland
Death Date
Oct 4, 1994 (49)
Birth Sign
Virgo
Birthday
4, 1945
Birthplace
Maryland
Death Date
Oct 4, 1994 (49)

About

Rockabilly, jazz, and country guitarist who released twenty albums during his career, which spanned more than three decades.

Before Fame

He got his start playing banjo and guitar with the group Liz Meyer & Friends.

Trivia

Gibson.com ranked Gatton the 27th greatest guitar player who ever lived in 2010.

Family Life

He committed suicide in 1994, leaving behind his wife and daughter.

Associated With

His guitar style was greatly admired by electric guitar inventor Les Paul.