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Exploring the history of "Sacred Steel" part two

In part one of our interview with Robert Stone, the author of “Sacred Steel,” WUFT FM’s Patrick Colden talked about the steel guitar first becoming popular in mainstream American POP culture. In part two of his interview, you can hear how much influence the instrument has in the state of …

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Exploring the roots of "sacred steel"

The Steel Guitar is an instrument first made popular by Hawaiian music, and is also a familiar sound in country and western music. The steel guitar also has roots in a small number of African American churches throughout the US. In the first of two parts, WUFT FM’s Patrick Colden …

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Dove World pastor cancels plans to burn Qurans

It was a surprise, yet welcome announcement late Thursday afternoon (September oth) when Pastor Terry Jones of the Dove World Outreach Center cancelled his plans to burn Qurans on September 11th. Jones stood before a mass of cameras and microphones and talked about a deal he had made with a …

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