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Author Stone, Robert L., 1944-

Title Sacred steel : inside an African American steel guitar tradition / Robert L. Stone

Publ Info Urbana : University of Illinois Press, [2010]
 Bryant Main Stacks  ML3556 .S876 2010    AVAILABLE
 RWU Main Library  ML3556 .S876 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript xiv, 280 pages, 16 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Series Music in American life
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [247]-254), discography (p. [259]-263), and index
Contents Discovery -- The churches : beliefs, social milieu, and the development of the steel guitar -- Traditions -- Church meetings and the steel guitarist's role in them -- The steel guitar -- The Eason Brothers -- Little Willie and his talking guitar -- Henry Nelson : the liberace of sacred steel -- The Jewell Dominion -- Motor city steel -- Calvin Cooke -- Shaping the modern sound : pedal-steel guitar innovators Chuck Campbell and Glenn Lee -- Negotiating the new millennium
LC subject Church music -- African American churches
Hawaiian guitar music -- History and criticism
African American guitarists
African American church musicians
ISBN 9780252035548 (cloth : alk. paper)
0252035542 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780252077432 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0252077431 (pbk. : alk. paper)