RSR178 – Smith Curry – Playing Bad Ass Pedal Steel and Slide Guitar in Nashville. - Recording Studio Rockstars

RSR178 – Smith Curry – Playing Bad Ass Pedal Steel and Slide Guitar in Nashville.

Smith talked about being a pedal steel, dobro, and lap steel session player in Nashville, broke down how to get a great pedal steel sound, and shared awesome tips for writing Nashville numbers charts like a pro.

My guest today is Smith Curry, a session player primarily on pedal steel and slide guitar who also has toured with acts ranging from uber-star Kid Rock to British synth/pop stars Erasure. As a Session Player over the past two decades Smith has worked as a Sideman with over 100 major-label Country artists such as Rascal Flatts, Taylor Swift, and Randy Travis and his credits include CMA, ASCAP and ACM songs of the year.  His playing can be heard on Randy Travis's #1 "Three Wooden Crosses", Jason Aldean's #1 hit "Why", and Billy Currington's #1 “Good Directions” among many others. And he has played major-label master sessions for legendary producers like Paul Worley, James Stroud, Don Cook, Blake Chancey, Kyle Lehning, Chuck Howard, and Ron Chancey.

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