'Unsung Heroes': The Music Of Buddy Emmons

Jan 7, 2016

"Unsung Heroes" features the music of Buddy Emmons, Jan. 11 at 8:00 p.m. on MTPR.

Considered by many to be the world's foremost steel guitarist, he not only played, but perfected the instrument, designing the Emmons Guitar. His musical versatility spanned genres such as country, swing, jazz, folk, and country-rock, and he performed or recorded with a wide variety of vocalists and musicians including Ernest Tubb, John Hartford, Ray Price, Judy Collins, and George Strait.

Join Tom Engelmann for another edition of “Unsung Heroes, Influential but Overlooked Masters of Modern Music,” as he celebrates the music of Buddy Emmons. Monday January 11 at 8:00 p.m. on your radio or online.