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Bobby Black - For Decades, at the Pinnacle of Pedal Steel (SF Chronicle, 2018)

Like generations of bandleaders before him, Myles Boisen knew just whom to call when he needed a pedal steel player who could come in without rehearsals and nail every solo...

Bobby Black - Steel Before and After Commander Cody

(Vintage Guitars, 2011)

When he got the invitation, Bobby Black wasn’t sure. The pedal-steel virtuoso, a 20-plus-year veteran of San Francisco’s music scene, had just been asked to join the long-hairs in Commander Cody and His Lost Planet Airmen.