Pete Drake

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Roddis Franklin Drake, 8 October 1932, Atlanta, Georgia, USA, d. 29 July 1988, Brentwood, Tennessee, USA. One of the world’s leading exponents of the steel guitar, Drake arrived in Nashville in the late 50s and was quickly established as one of the city’s leading session musicians. His distinctive, mellow-toned style was heard on many releases, including those by Marty Robbins and Don Gibson. Drake also recorded in his own right and while billed as Pete Drake And His Talking Steel... Read more

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country
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pedal steel
pop
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classic country
nashville
electric blues
augusta
georgia
steel guitar
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talk box
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david allan coe
pete drake
1988-07-29
1932-10-08
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