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Red Rhodes

stg, 1930-1995 US, Alton, Illinois
Musician of Rock and World
A.k.a. Orville J. Rhodes

In-demand session musician, Orville "Red" Rhodes, known as Red Rhodes or O. J. Rhodes (born December 30, 1930 - died August 20, 1995), was an American steel guitarist. Rhodes played pedal steel on many influential country rock albums, but is most often remembered for his work with former Monkee Michael Nesmith, on his first post-Monkees albums in the early 1970s with Michael Nesmith & The First National Band.

  • Steel guitar
  • Vocals
  • Rock
  • World
  • Folk
  • Country
  • Pop
Popular Tracks   
Dana's Waltz on Steel Guitar by Red Rhodes
Wreck of Ole 97 on Dobro Album by Red Rhodes, RoadRunners & Billy Bond
Jay's Tune on Steel Guitar by Red Rhodes
Rene on Steel Guitar Favorites by Red Rhodes
Steel Guitar Waltz on Steel Guitar by Red Rhodes
Making Friends with the Blues on Steel Guitar Favorites by Red Rhodes
Lunar Nova on Steel Guitar by Red Rhodes
Crawdad Song on Dobro Album by Red Rhodes, RoadRunners & Billy Bond
Poinciana on Steel Guitar by Red Rhodes
Frankie & Johnny on Dobro Album by Red Rhodes, RoadRunners & Billy Bond

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Band Members

Title Artist Year Type
Velvet Hammer In A Cowboy BandRed Rhodes1973Album
Suite Steel - The Pedal Steel Guitar AlbumBuddy Emmons and Jay Dee Maness and Red Rhodes and Sneaky Pete Kleinow and Rusty Young1970Album
Live At The PalominoRed Rhodes And The Detours1969Album
Mama's Hungry EyesDennis Hromek AKA Red Rhodes And The Detours1969Single
Steel Guitar Rag And Other Country And Western FavoritesRed Rhodes1968Album
The Big EyeRed Rhodes1968Single
Steel Guitar FavoritesRed Rhodes1967Album
Guitars Go CountryRed Rhodes1962Album
Country And Western Favorites Featuring Steel GuitarRed RhodesAlbum
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