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In looking for Hawaiian steel guitar music yesterday, I accidentally reacquainted myself with one of its most fascinating spinoffs: the “Sacred Steel” tradition of African-American Pentecostal praise music. Here’s Bishop Wayne White performing “Train” at Higher Praise Ministries in Detroit.

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Ed Kilgore

Ed Kilgore, a Monthly contributing editor, is a columnist for the Daily Intelligencer, New York magazine’s politics blog, and the managing editor for the Democratic Strategist.