Classic Recordings with Pedal Steel

Classic Songs that were Recorded with Pedal Steel Guitar

Many classic artists and bands┬áhave enjoyed the pedal steel’s presence on their albums and recordings. The pedal steel guitar has such an interesting sound, and these artists understood this and sought it out for their music. Did you know Jimmy Page from Led Zeppelin played pedal steel on some of their albums? Did you know the iconic opening tracks of Pink Floyd’s Dark Side of the Moon are dripping with pedal steel guitar in the background, and is an important part of that album sonically? Check out these classic songs that have been heard many times, quite possibly without knowing there is pedal steel on them.

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Led Zeppelin

Pink Floyd

Elton John

James Taylor

Crosby, Stills, Nash, and Young


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