“Country musicians loved jazz’s easy swing, but their concept of harmony often needed ... and big-band recordings with vocalist Ray Pennington and the Swing Shift Band. The pedal steel guitar had ...
was pushed by his boozy habits — over pedal steel guitar, moody melodies and a clever chorus. Every decade has its own kings ...
His innovations helped the pedal steel transcend some of its previous association with country ... length Emmons Guitar Inc., along with his solo on Ray Charles’ 1971 version of Jim Webb’s “Wichita ...
Jenna Paulette embraces traditional and contemporary country influences throughout her stirring ... the song features ...
Duncan wrote it and also the illustrated companion book ... and pedal steel guitars. The narrative ends in the mid-'90s ...
Songs from Luke Combs and Craig Morgan about the bond between a father and his son, a track from Trisha Yearwood that parallels her relationship with Garth Brooks, and a love letter to the road from ...
Nothing cries as convincingly as a pedal steel guitar. While that sound breaths emotion into Hawaiian, country, and even rock n’ roll music ... a man widely recognized as the best pedal steel player ...
The film will trace the origins of country music in minstrel music, ballads, hymns and the blues, and its early years when it ...
‘‘Country musicians loved jazz’s easy swing, but their concept of harmony often needed an update,’’ NPR jazz critic Kevin Whitehead said in a 2012 review of the reissued album. ‘‘When Buddy Emmons ...
Weldon Myrick, who died yesterday in Nashville at age 76, was one of the great lyric poets of the pedal-steel guitar. A consummate technician who did some of his best work backing such country singers ...