Buddy Emmons, 1937 — 2015

Buddy Emmons, 1937 -- 2015

Buddy Emmons, pedal steel guitar innovator, died on Wednesday at age 78. A virtuoso of the complicated instrument, which he helped modify into its current form, he added its distinctive sound to countless honky tonk, country, and pop recordings.


“Steel Guitar Great Buddy Emmons Dies,” Stephen L. Betts, Rolling Stone

“A salute to steel guitar pioneer Buddy Emmons,” Peter Cooper, The Tennessean


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