Cover for STONE: Sacred Steel: Inside an African American Steel Guitar Tradition. Click for larger imageThe Wall Street Journal‘s online holiday gift guide recommends Sacred Steel: Inside an African American Steel Guitar Tradition.

“The steel guitar is fundamental to the rollicking music of Pentecostal worship services all across the U.S. ‘Sacred Steel: Inside an African American Steel Guitar Tradition’ explores how an instrument largely considered unique to country music became a force for worship for some African Americans.”

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