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Dan Dugmore is an American session musician known primarily for playing steel guitar.

Dan Dugmore
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Dugmore in 2005
Background information
Bornc. 1949[1]
OriginPasadena, California
GenresCountry, country rock
Occupation(s)Session musician
InstrumentsPedal steel guitar
Years active1970s–present
Associated actsStevie Nicks, Sneaky Pete Kleinow, Linda Ronstadt, James Taylor, Kid Rock

Dugmore was raised in Pasadena, California.[2] Influenced by the Flying Burrito Brothers, he learned to play steel guitar after Flying Burrito Brothers member Sneaky Pete Kleinow sold him one. Dugmore then joined John Stewart's road band, and then Linda Ronstadt's; he also played for several James Taylor albums.[3] In the 1990s, he moved to Nashville, Tennessee, where he began playing steel guitar on country music albums. He self-released a Beatles cover album in 2003 titled Off White Album.[4]

Dugmore also plays Dobro, electric guitar, acoustic guitar, banjo and mandolin.[5]


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