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Steel Guitar Great Buddy Emmons Dies

Musician Buddy Emmons, widely regarded as the world's foremost steel guitarist, hailed for his unique playing style and innovations with regard to tuning, has died at age 78. Born Buddie Gene Emmons in Mishawaka, Indiana, and nicknamed "the Big E," his ...

www.rollingstone.com July 30, 2015

Buddy Emmons: Doyen of the steel guitar who backed the Everly Brothers and the Carpenters

Buddy Gene Emmons was born in Indiana in 1937. Encouraged by his father, he started playing the violin when he was 10, but he soon developed a love for the six-string lap steel guitar. Then he became proficient on the pedal steel – but he didn't want ...

www.independent.co.uk August 9, 2015

Buddy Emmons' Estate Sale This Weekend Offers Studio Gear and More

When Buddy Emmons died in 2015, he left behind a legacy of innovation in pedal steel — not only in performance and composition, but also in the design and functionality of the instrument. He left behind a home and a home studio as well, and There ...

www.nashvillescene.com July 14, 2016

Staff Picks: Pedal Power

A: Pedal steel: Buddy Emmons Steel Guitar album, recorded in 1975. Dobro: Listen to “I Can't Be Satisfied” on Muddy Waters' record Hard Again with Johnny Winter playing Dobro and producing. Live: Go see Robby Turner. He played pedal steel with Waylon ...

www.premierguitar.com July 10, 2016

All the entertainment events, eight days of the week

Norm Messman — Thanksgiving Wine Weekend, flamenco guitar, 2 p.m. to 5 p.m., 1 p.m., J. Scott Cellars, 520 Commercial St., Unit G. Free. Saturday Market's Holiday Market — Handcrafted gifts sold by the artists, international food court, live ...

registerguard.com November 24, 2016

A Cultural Manifesto: RIP Buddy Emmons

Indiana lost one of its most musically gifted native sons last week when master of the pedal steel guitar Buddy Emmons passed away at age 78. He's perhaps best known for the striking steel guitar accompaniment he added to a handful of iconic country ...

www.nuvo.net August 5, 2015

Flashback: See Willie Nelson and Ray Price's Fun Performance of 'San Antonio Rose'

Willie Nelson and Ray Price first met back in 1961, when a young, short-haired Nelson joined Price's band the Cherokee Cowboys as a bass player. Though Nelson's time in the group was short, he built a lifelong friendship with Price. Ray Price gave ...

www.wideopencountry.com September 16, 2016

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Watch the Pedal Steel: Study 1 online guitar lesson by Jason Loughlin from Country Guitar Survival Guide: Lead Edition

The stringed octopus—also known as the pedal steel guitar—has inspired country guitarists for ... Some of the great early pedal steel pioneers included Speedy West, Bud Isaacs and Buddy Emmons. These guys helped to shape the mechanics of the instrument ...

truefire.com November 16, 2016

Watch the Pedal Steel: Study 1 online guitar lesson by TrueFire from Lead Guitar Greatest Hits Vol. 2

The stringed octopus—also known as the pedal steel guitar—has inspired country guitarists for ... Some of the great early pedal steel pioneers included Speedy West, Bud Isaacs and Buddy Emmons. These guys helped to shape the mechanics of the instrument ...

truefire.com November 13, 2016

Jim Campilongo's Vinyl Treasures: Buddy Emmons 'Steel Guitar Jazz & Four Wheel Drive'

This double-record set was released in 1975 on Tom Bradshaw’s excellent Steel Guitar Record Club series, where Bradshaw also included liner notes with oodles of information, such as the artist’s biography, gear, and tunings. Steel Guitar Jazz was ...

www.guitarplayer.com November 2, 2016

Unsung Guitar Heroes: Phil Baugh Played Shred Before It Had a Name | VIDEO

before forming the country/jazz band the Superpickers alongside steel guitar great Buddy Emmons in 1980. It was here that his guitar work once again moved to the foreground of his music. Over the years, Baugh plied his trade with a number of guitars ...

www.guitarplayer.com October 19, 2016

DRIFT AWAY:BEST OF 1973-1979

Bobby Thompson (guitar) Charles Wilson, Lloyd Green, Weldon Myrick, Buddy Emmons (steel guitar) Lennie Haight, D. Bergen White, Steven Maxwell Smith, Martin Kathan, Pamela VanOsdale, Stephanie Woolf, Brenton Banks, Marvin Chantry, Gary VanOsdale (violin ...

jet.com August 17, 2016

Your Chance to Own a Piece of the Buddy Emmons Estate

If you ever wanted to own a piece of Buddy, this weekend is your chance. The estate of country music steel guitar legend Buddy Emmons will go up for sale Friday and Saturday, July 15th and 16th at his home in the Hermitage just outside of Nashville.

www.savingcountrymusic.com July 14, 2016

Fifty years cannot separate this country duo

In the mid-1950s, he said, two legendary steel players, Buddy Emmons and Jimmy Day, were responsible for steel-guitar makers adding more pedals and knee levers, giving the player nearly infinite possibilities to play complex chords in any key. Vollmer said ...

www.readingeagle.com June 23, 2016

Books

Pedal Steel Guitar

Music Sales Amer.1975.126 pages.

Steel-guitarskole.

Anthology of Pedal Steel Guitar

Mel Bay Publications.2010.ISBN: 9781609749460,1609749464.

This book definitely falls into the category of one of those books no pedal...

Alfred's Teach Yourself to Play Pedal Steel Guitar

Alfred Music Publishing.2004.ISBN: 0739035959,9780739035955.96 pages.

Today, more and more musical styles are discovering the distinct sound of the...

The Encyclopedia of Country Music

Oxford University Press.2012.ISBN: 9780199920839,0199920834.640 pages.

Immediately upon publication in 1998, the Encyclopedia of Country Music...

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Buddy Emmons, Virtuoso of the Steel Guitar, Dies at 78

www.nytimes.com January 1, 1970

By SAM ROBERTSAugust 1, 2015Buddy Emmons, the inventive musician who reimagined and popularized the pedal steel guitar in jazz, country, and western swing bands beginning in the mid-1950s, performing with many of music’s biggest stars, died on July 21 in Hermitage, Tenn., near Nashville. He was 78.His death was confirmed by the Nashville Musicians Association. The Nashville Medical Examiner’s office said on Thursday that the cause had not yet been determined.Mr. Emmons, who got his first...

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