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Totally Hot Nashville Steel Guitar
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1. El Cumbanchero - Robby Turner
2. Rose Garden - Steve Wilkerson
3. Star Trek Theme - Marty Rifkin
4. Tequila Sunrise - Steve Wilkerson
5. Mazatlan Taxi - Robby Turner
6. Blue Danube Waltz - Mike Fried
7. I Love Lucy Theme - Robby Turner
8. Unchained Melody - Ray Ganter
9. All My Loving - Mike Fried
10. Steel Guitar Drag - Robby Turner
11. Dueling Steel And Dobro - Robby Turner
12. I Dream OF Jeannie Theme - Marty Rifkin
13. Sleep Walk - Robby Turner
14. Night Life - Steve Wilkerson
15. Bells Of St. Mary's - Kayton Roberts
16. Hawaii How Are Ya? - Robby Turner
17. Under My Thumb - Marty Rifkin
18. Stand By Your Man - Steve Wilkerson
19. Aura Lee - Mike 'Chickenhawk' Toppins
20. La Bamba - Gary Morse
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April 20, 2006
Format: Audio CDVerified Purchase
"Totally Hot Nashville Steel Guitar" is a fun listen. While a very enjoyable disc, it has issues. For starters, the album is trapped in a hum-drum pop box. Indeed, pop is the primary treatment here -not country, rockabilly, jazz, rock or Hawaiian. For an instrumental recording, the improvisation is seldomly spirited. The arrangements are straight-forward and show little artistic interpretation. Finally, the project commits an unforgivable sin. Some songs employ synthesized drums. Unlike the hype on the CD case, there are no masters on this recording. Indeed, if the listener is looking for steel guitar music of integrity, stick with Speedy West, Buddy Emmons or Jon Rauhouse. It would seem that the issues I've chronicled would deliver the kiss of death to any disc, but somehow "Totally Hot Nashville Steel Guitar" manages to redeem itself. How? This is one fun listen! The greatest strength is the unique song choice. It's packed with tons of standards and neat TV songs like 'Night Life,' 'Sleep Walk' and 'Stand By Your Man.' The 'Star Trek Theme' is almost worth the price alone. While pop is the primary vehicle, a variety of musical styles somehow filter through. As a final strenth, let's not forget about the CD's artwork! This is a good musical choice for those instrumental enthusiasts who find too much twang in real country or those steel guitar devotees with a sense of humor.
October 4, 2003
Format: Audio CD
This is one of the most unique Steel Guitar projects ever recorded. From Country to Mexican, from waltzes to Hawaiian and Movie Themes, there's a little bit of everything, played with musical mastership. Who ever thought about the Star Trek Theme being a Steel Guitar instrumental? Kayton Roberts' version of "Bells Of St. Mary" is simply beautiful, the whole recording mixes styles so well that listening to the record is pure pleasure.