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Duane Eddy announces rare UK 80th birthday shows for October 2018

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A true guitar legend, Duane Eddy will make a rare visit to the UK in October 2018 as he celebrates his 80th birthday year with shows in London, Glasgow and Manchester. Tickets for the shows are available from 9am on Friday June 8th. Duane Eddy's twangy guitar sound is one of the most recognisable and influential sounds in the history of rock music. More details about the shows including ticket links and a little more about Duane Eddy follows:

Duane is one of the original guitar heroes, who put a deep and resounding twang into Rock ‘n’ Roll – the signature sound of a string of late 1950s and early ‘60s instrumental masterpieces. Infused with elements of country, blues, jazz and gospel, his many hits include: Rebel Rouser, Peter Gunn, Because They’re Young, Shazam, (Dance With The) Guitar Man.

Tuesday 23rd October   London Palladium

Sunday 28th October     Glasgow King’s Theatre

Tuesday 30th October     Manchester Bridgewater Hall

Tickets available from 9am Friday 8 June at

Duane has become the most successful instrumentalist in rock history, charting 15 Top 40 singles from 1958 through 1963 and selling more than 100 million records worldwide. He has won a Grammy for Best Rock Instrumental, Lifetime Achievement Award for Instrumentalist from The Americana Music Association and was inducted into The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 1994.