Duane Eddy Bio
Facts of Duane Eddy
|Age:||80 years 6 months|
|Birth Date:||April 26, 1938|
|Birth Place:||Corning, New York,USA|
|Father's Name:||Lloyd Delmar Eddy|
|Mother's Name:||Alberta Eddy|
|Net Worth:||$ 5 million|
He said to get your own style and do it with authority. Some people didn't get it, but I understood what he was getting at
I started playing the bass strings as they made more impact--especially when amplified--but you had to have a strong riff or melody, and that's what I did. And I played it with authority and feeling, And he wrote one of the all-time great country instrumentals with "Sugarfoot Rag". That's the first I heard of him: playing "Sugarfoot Rag" on the Opry, just driving the folks wild.
Relationship Statistics of Duane Eddy
|What is Duane Eddy marital status ? (single, married, in relation or divorce):||Married|
|When did Duane Eddy get married ? (married date):||, 1979|
|How many children does Duane Eddy have ? (name):||One (Jennifer Eddy)|
|Is Duane Eddy having any relationship affair ?:||No|
|Is Duane Eddy gay ?:||No|
|Who is Duane Eddy wife ? (name):||Deed Abbate|
More about the relationship
Talking about his relationship, he married four times (Carol Fowler, Jessi Colter, Maureen A Power, Deed Abbate). He married Carol Fowler, but the marriage didn’t go well so they divorced in 1961. They have two children, but names are unknown. He got married to Jessi Colter in 1962, but the marriage didn’t go well so they decided to divorced in 1968. Moreover, he got married to Maureen A Power in 1971, but they divorced in 1979. Finally, he married Deed Abbate in 1979. They have a daughter namely, Jennifer Eddy.
Who is Duane Eddy?
Duane is an American guitarist. Besides that, he had a string of hit records produced by Lee Hazlewood which were noted for their characteristically “twangy” sound, including “Rebel Rouser”, “Peter Gunn”, and “Because They’re Young”.
Duane Eddy: Childhood, Education, and Family
Duane was born in Corning, New York, the United States on April 26, 1938, to parents Lloyd Delmar Eddy and Alberta Eddy. There is no information about his siblings. He belongs to American nationality and English ethnicity. His birth sign is Taurus. There isn’t any information about his education and academic achievements.
Duane Eddy: Early Professional Career
Talking about his profession, he played lead on his guitar’s bass strings to produce a low, reverberant “twangy” sound. During 1957, he also recorded an instrumental, “Movin’ n’ Groovin'”, co-written by Eddy and Hazlewood.
Likewise, in 1958, he also signed a recording contract with Lester Sill and Lee Hazlewood to record in Phoenix at the Audio Recorders studio. Moreover, Sill and Hazlewood leased the tapes of all the singles and albums to the Philadelphia-based Jamie Records.
In addition, “Movin’ n’ Groovin'” reached number 72 on the Billboard Hot 100 in early 1958; the opening riff, borrowed from Chuck Berry’s “Brown Eyed Handsome Man. Similarly, he had a succession of hit records over the next few years, and his band members, including Steve Douglas, saxophonist Jim Horn and keyboard player Larry Knechtel. Moreover, according to writer Richie Unterberger, “The singles – ‘Peter Gunn’, ‘Cannonball’, ‘Shazam’, and ‘Forty Miles of Bad Road’.
During 1959, he also debuts album, Have ‘Twangy’ Guitar Will Travel. Whereas, on his fourth album, ‘Songs of Our Heritage’ (1960), each track featured him playing acoustic guitar or banjo. , his biggest hit came with the theme of the movie Because They’re Young in 1960.
During 1960, he also signed a contract directly with Jamie Records, bypassing Sill and Hazlewood. Therefore, he and the Rebels became a frequent act on The Dick Clark Show.
Duane Eddy: Salary and Net Worth
There is no information about his salary. His net worth is around $ 5 million.
Duane Eddy: Description of Body Measurements
Duane’s hair color is black and his eye color is brown. His height, weight, and shoe sizes etc are unknown.