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Danny Gatton

g, 1945-1994 US, Washington, D.C.
Musician of Rock and Jazz
A.k.a. Daniel Wood Gatton, Jr.

Danny Gatton (September 4, 1945 – October 4, 1994) was an American guitarist who fused rockabilly, jazz, and country to create his own distinctive style. When Rolling Stone magazine selected the 100 Greatest Guitarists of all Time in 2003, senior editor David Fricke ranked Gatton 63rd on his ballot. On May 26, 2010, ranked Gatton as the 27th best guitarist of all time.

  • Guitar
  • Steel guitar
  • Bass guitar
  • Electric guitar
  • Acoustic guitar
  • Rock
  • Jazz
  • Blues
  • World
  • Folk
Popular Tracks   
Harlem Nocturne on Cruisin' Deuces by Danny Gatton
Sun Medley: Mystery Train / My Baby Left Me / That's All Right on Cruisin' Deuces by Danny Gatton
Funky Mama on 88 Elmira St. by Danny Gatton
Nitpickin' on Unfinished Business by Danny Gatton
Funhouse on Cruisin' Deuces by Danny Gatton
Thirteen Women on Cruisin' Deuces by Danny Gatton
Sky King on Cruisin' Deuces by Danny Gatton
So Good on Cruisin' Deuces by Danny Gatton
Elmira St. Boogie on 88 Elmira St. by Danny Gatton
Beat of the Night on Cruisin' Deuces by Danny Gatton

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Title Artist Year Type
Live From "Berkeley Square"Robert Gordon Featuring Danny Gatton2012Album
Live In 1977: The Humbler Stakes His ClaimDanny Gatton2007Album
Redneck Jazz Explosion Volume TwoDanny Gatton2006Album
Showdown At The HoedownEvan Johns & The H-Bombs With Danny Gatton2005Album
Oh No! More Blazing TelecastersDanny Gatton, Tom Principato2005Album
FunhouseDanny Gatton2004Album
Blazing TelecastersDanny Gatton & Tom Principato2003Album
Runnin' Wild: The Renegade Years 1981 - 1988Danny Gatton2001Compil.
Hot Rod Guitar - The Danny Gatton AnthologyDanny Gatton1999Compil.
Capitol AttackDanny Gatton & Robert Gordon1999Album
UntouchableDanny Gatton1998Album
PortraitsDanny Gatton1998Album
Live - "The Humbler"Robert Gordon With Danny Gatton1996Album
In Concert 9/9/94Danny Gatton1996Album
Redneck Jazz ExplosionDanny Gatton1995Album
RelentlessDanny Gatton, Joey DeFrancesco1994Album
Cruisin' DeucesDanny Gatton1993Album
Danny GattonDanny Gatton1991Album
88 Elmira St.Danny Gatton1991Album
The SimpsonsDanny Gatton1990Single
Blazing TelecastersDanny Gatton And Tom Principato1990Album
Nit Pickin'Danny Gatton1989Single
Little Miss Wisp / Down @ The ClinicDanny Gatton1988Single
Birds Of The World / Remember MeDanny Gatton1988Single
So Desperate / The Worst Of MeDanny Gatton1988Single
Listen Julie / The Suicide BopDanny Gatton1988Single
Livin' In A Suitcase / Long Hot SummerDanny Gatton1988Single
Unfinished BusinessDanny Gatton1987Album
Diggin' The Dirt / Honky Tonkin' Country GirlDanny Gatton1985Single
Redskin Fever / Love Them HogsRoger McDuffie And The Naturals Featuring Danny Gatton1983Single
Redneck JazzDanny Gatton1978Album
Ugly ManDanny Gatton1977Single
Running Wild The Renegade Years 1981--1988Danny GattonAlbum
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