Doyle Grisham: Pedal Steel Guitar Player, Session & Performing Artist

This is an interview with  pedal steel  guitarist, studio musician,performer and member of the Coral Reefer Band, Doyle Grisham.  Doyle’s pedal steel guitar playing was once referred to as “tasty” by Rolling Stone magazine, and we have to agree. Some of the artists he has recorded with include Lynn Anderson, England Dan & John Ford Coley, Bill Anderson, Peter Yarrow of Peter, Paul and Mary, Kenny Rogers and the First Edition, Dickey Lee, Jim Glaser, George Jones, Reba McIntire, Dan Seals, Randy Travis, Mel Tillis, Tiny Tim, and many others including countless albums from  Jimmy Buffett. All of those great classic Buffett songs from the  1970s that featured pedal steel guitar–Come Monday, Why Don’t We Get Drunk…, He Went to Paris, the list goes on and on. In fact, with the exception of one Buffett album–EVERY Buffett album which  features pedal steel guitar owes credit to Doyle Grisham. We get the complete story about how Doyle Grisham started on the  pedal steel guitar.

 

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