Duane Eddy to announce shock retirement from music?

Eddy created a stir on Friday when rumors have surfaced that his career was over.

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Sad news for Eddy fans. Speculation had been rife that the American guitarist best known for his hit song Peter Gunn, will announce his retirement from music, at age 79, with immediate effect.

UPDATE 18/11/2017 : This story seems to be false. (read more)

Being a guitarist isn't fun anymore

“As we get older, there are phases of life that we enter into, and being a guitarist just isn't fun anymore,” he might have said, says a source who remained anonymous. Other reports hinted that he may branch out into other creative fields he is better at (and more interested in), though they didn't provide any details.


For a little while on Friday evening, #ThankYouDuane was a trending hashtag on Twitter. As many fans reminisce and look back on all the unforgettable memories, some may wonder what about now made him make the decision.

“You’ve accomplished everything I ever dreamed of #ThankYouDuane.”
— @DesireePlum, 17 Nov 2017
“Didn't Duane Eddy retire about 3 years ago?”
— @samy2love, 17 Nov 2017

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