Bill Kirchen


Oral History Information

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Musician, Guitarist

Bill Kirchen is a well known rockabilly guitarist known by his tag, The Titan of The Telecaster! During much of his career Bill could be seen and heard playing his 1959 Sunburst finished Fender Telecaster. His driving playing style has been an influence on rock and country players alike, but Bill always seemed to be most comfortable playing Rockabilly. Bill was the original guitarist for Commander Cody and His Lost Planet Airmen. Bill has been associated with several musical instrument companies especially Talos Amps and Fender Guitars.