Pete Drake

Pete Drake

Pete Drake

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Latest Release

The Beautiful Game / Left Foot Right Foot Header album art
  • The Beautiful Game / Left Foot Right Foot Header
  • June 2022
  • 2 Songs

Top Songs

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Forever
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Steel Guitar Rag
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Left Foot Right Foot Header [MA74 Parris Mix]
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The Beautiful Game [MA74 Bronze Mix]
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Funny Bone

Albums

  • Happy Xmas (Our War Has Started)

    Dec 2021 • 2 songs

  • Names and Faces

    Aug 2021 • 1 song

  • The Professional Drawer Person

    Jul 2021 • 8 songs

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Pete Drake

Biography

When rock artists, including Bob Dylan and members of the Beatles, began to record in Nashville, Pete Drake (born Franklin Drake) was the natural choice as steel guitarist. Although he had a Top 30 hit, "Talking Steel," in 1964, Drake recorded very little on his own. Instead, he used the trademark mellow tone of his steel guitar to strengthen albums by other artists. In addition to working with country artists, including Marty Robbins, Bobby Bare, Johnny Cash, the Louvin Brothers, Dolly Parton, and Ernest Tubb, he pioneered the use of the steel guitar in rock, performing on re...
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