Sneaky Pete Kleinow, pedal steel guitar wizard, was born on this day 80 years ago, and died in 2007. Here he is with the Flying Burrito Brothers performing their immortal tune “Sin City.” Hard to miss Pete in the group shots; he’s the one with the pterodactyl on his black Nudie suit.
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.
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