For decades the glorious sounds of sacred steel music were confined within the walls of Church of God parishes throughout Florida and the East Coast. The music, a mixture of gospel and blues that centers on the pedal steel guitar, was never intentionally restricted, but the musicians never bothered taking it to the outside world. That changed in the mid-Nineties, after a folklorist discovered sacred steel musicians jamming in a South Florida guitar shop. Soon groups like Robert Randolph and the Family Band burst onto the... More >>>