Lloyd Maines

Lloyd Maines (born June 28, 1951) is a country music musician and producer who was born and raised in Lubbock, Texas and is now based in Austin, Texas.

Perhaps best known as a pedal steel player, Maines is a multi-instrumentalist who has also performed and/or recorded playing dobro, electric and acoustic guitar, mandolin, banjo and bell tree. He toured and recorded as a member of the Joe Ely Band and has also played with Guy Clark, Butch Hancock, Terry Allen, Jimmie Dale Gilmore, and other Texas musicians. Maines was a member of The Maines Brothers Band in the late 1970s and early 1980s and has contributed to alt-country releases, including Uncle Tupelo's Anodyne and Wilco's debut, A.M.. In 2005, he played steel and dobro on Jake Kellen's album Take Me Home.

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