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Pete Drake

Real Name:Roddis Franklin Drake
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American steel-guitar player, record producer, and record-label owner based out of Nashville, Tennessee. For the 1964 release Golden Country Hits on Cumberland Records Pete used Dean Dallas due to contractual restrictions.

Owner and operator of Pete Drake Productions, Inc., Pete Drake Studio, Nashville, Tennessee, and First Generation Records. Inducted in the Atlanta Country Music Hall of Fame (1990) and the Steel Guitar Hall of Fame (1987). He worked with Bob Dylan, George Harrison, Ringo Starr, Tammy Wynette, Joan Baez, Lynn Anderson, Elvis Presley and many other country and rock stars.

Born: October 8, 1932 in Augusta, Georgia
Died: July 29, 1988 in Nashville, Tennessee

Sites:petedrake.net , Wikipedia , hillbilly-music.com , adp.library.ucsb.edu
Aliases:Dean Dallas
In Groups:Pete Drake And The Mavericks
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