Danelectro has been around since the 1940s, originally producing amps for department stores like Sears, Roebuck & Company. Danelectro is also known for making the guitar brands we know as Silvertone and Airline which included solid body electric guitar ‘amp-in-case’ models.

Danelectro guitars have been used by dozens of legendary guitarists throughout the years – spanning musical genres from garage rock and classic rock to blues, punk, country and more. The list of Danelectro guitar players includes Syd Barrett, Beck, Eric Clapton, Jerry Garcia, Jimi Hendrix, John Lee Hooker, Dave Matthews, Tom Petty, Elvis, Pete Townshend, Link Wray, Thom Yorke, and Frank Zappa.