Tunings Without Pedals


The pedal steel evolved from the Hawaiian steel guitar, an instrument that was always ripe for experimentation. Here are just a few examples of steel guitar tunings that don’t rely on pedals.

For a big list of non-pedal tunings, go to Brad’s Page of Steel.

2 Replies to “Tunings Without Pedals”

  1. I’ve recently encountered the music of a Hawaiian-influenced Kiwi steel guitarist known as Bill Sevesi (now sadly deceased). Would you or anyone else know what tuning he used? He played an eight-string lap/console steel.

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