Rocket Science
Experience the moment when country music was transformed forever. Meet the pioneering “men of steel” who brought the steel guitar into country and some of your favorite songs. Hear Bud Isaacs, the Neil Armstrong of country music who took the first step on the pedal that changed country music. Listen to Buddy Emmons, Don Helms, Ralph Mooney, Lyle Lovett and other performers describe how they use the steel to make the music you love. 

  This preview accompanies an essay by Jeff Himpele that appeared in
Anthropology News.