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Stone, Robert L., 1944-
Sacred steel : inside an African American steel guitar tradition / Robert L. Stone
Alternate Title Inside an African American steel guitar tradition
Urbana : University of Illinois Press, c2010
book jacket
Location Call Number Status
 4th Floor  ML3556 .S876 2010    AVAILABLE
Subject(s) Church music -- African American churches
Hawaiian guitar music -- History and criticism
African American guitarists
African American church musicians
Physical Description xiv, 280 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm
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
Series Music in American life

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