1955 Bud Isaacs Article

Twenty-five Cents

Man of Steel / Bud Isaacs

From the July 1955 Country Song Roundup, here’s a short profile of pedal steel guitar forefather Bud Isaacs.

Thanks to Roger Hurst for the source material.


Boo-waa and Sustain Test on Three 1950s-era Fender Triple-neck Lap Steels

Before buying my Stringmaster I was able barrow a couple other Fender Triple-8s. So before I have to return the loaners I decided to line them up and compare tone and sustain. Each was unique depending on condition and restoration factors. I used an Alamo amp with a 15-inch speaker.