Jerry Donahue is one of the top players of all time.
When I first saw Jerry play live I was left speechless. At that time, I had never seen anyone bend the string behind the nut which seems second nature to Jerry. After playing, Jerry walked up where I was standing with his guitar still on. I had never seen a player the caliber of Jerry and I was not able to speak and I mean I was struck dumb. He walked up to me and I could only point at the nut on his telly (it was black from years of pencil lead). Jerry said “that’s called the nut”. At that point I found my voice and gave him a little glass bottle of Nut Sauce. The next time I saw him he said he “threw all the pencils out of his house”. Jerry is a true believer in Big Bends Nut Sauce. You can hear Jerry on all the Hellecaster CDs, the Ventures, and countless other recordings. Check out Jerry’s latest collaboration “The Gathering”.