steel guitar

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Recent Examples on the Web Hawaiian slack key and steel guitar will be represented by Na’ Opihi with Pancho Graham, Kirby Keough, Norman De Costa and Meles of Molokai with ukulele player and singer Puka Asing also featured on the lineup. Taylor Mims, Billboard, "Taj Mahal & Peter Rowan to Headline Hawaii's Debut Kauai Folk Festival," 4 June 2019 Whenever a generation puts less emphasis on the bedrock sounds of fiddle, acoustic guitar and steel guitar, the argument begins anew. Jon Meacham, Time, "Country Music Should Be Political. After All, It Always Has Been," 15 Aug. 2019 The music that resulted is suffused with steel guitar and layer upon layer of horns and strings and sundry other instruments, all of it framing the remarkable, reverberating force of Yola’s singing voice. Stuart Munro, BostonGlobe.com, "Singer Yola’s arrival was a long time coming," 24 July 2019 Springsteen’s wife, Patti Scialfa, E Street keyboard and accordion player Charles Giordano and ex-E Streeter David Sancious all appear, and so does multi-instrumentalist Jon Brion, pianist Matt Rollins, and a team of steel guitar players. Dan Deluca, https://www.inquirer.com, "Bruce Springsteen tries out a new sound, under the ‘Western Stars’," 6 June 2019 The Caribbean sound of steel drums may have seemed exotic amid the steel guitars at this year’s San Jacinto Day Festival in La Porte, and that was part of the fun. Yvette Orozco, Houston Chronicle, "Parkview Intermediate music director had a few steel drums and an idea," 6 June 2018 And there is something in the steel guitar where there's no edges. Steve Marinucci, Billboard, "Mike Nesmith Reflects on His Weed-Fueled, Post-Monkees Project First National Band & New Memoir," 31 May 2018 But Strait is a throwback to the days of steel guitar and twang. Doug Maccash, NOLA.com, "George Strait closes out Bayou County Superfest with class," 28 May 2018 His steel guitar and Fender Telecaster will be on display. Hector Saldana, San Antonio Express-News, "Shawn Sahm gets by with a little help from his friends," 2 May 2018

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First Known Use of steel guitar

1925, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Steel guitar.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/steel%20guitar. Accessed 7 December 2019.

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