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Author Stone, Robert L., 1944-

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

Imprint Urbana : University of Illinois Press, c2010.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Brand Library Non-Fiction    787.6108 STO    Available
Description xiv, 280 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm.
Series Music in American life
Music in American life.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references, discography 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.
Subject Hawaiian guitar music -- History and criticism.
African American guitarists.
African American church musicians.
Church music -- African American churches.
ISBN 0252077431 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780252035548 (cloth : alk. paper)
0252035542 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780252077432 (pbk. : alk. paper)

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