Bucky Baxter

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Bucky Baxter
Birth nameWilliam Baxter
GenresCountry music
Alternative country
InstrumentsSteel guitar
Acoustic guitar
Electric guitar
Years active1986–present

William "Bucky" Baxter is an American multi-instrumentalist from New Jersey. He was born in Melbourne, Florida, he has appeared on various albums by artists such as Bob Dylan, Ryan Adams, Steve Earle, R.E.M., and Joe Henry.

In studio, or while performing live, Baxter has played steel guitar, acoustic guitar, electric guitar, mandolin, dobro, and/or organ, as well as other instruments. Baxter played pedal steel guitar for Bob Dylan's band on his Never Ending Tour from 1992 to 1999 and played pedal steel on Dylan's 1997 Grammy Award winning album, Time Out of Mind. Baxter released a solo album, Most Likely, No Problem, in 1999.

Baxter is also one of three co-founders[1] of Moontoast, a social rich media advertising platform.

He lives in Nashville, Tennessee.


Year Artist Title Instruments
1986 Steve Earle Guitar Town Pedal steel guitar
1987 Exit 0 Steel guitar, vocals
1988 Copperhead Road Pedal steel, lap steel, dobro
R.E.M. Green Pedal steel guitar
1990 Steve Earle The Hard Way Mullins pedal steel guitar
1991 Shut Up and Die Like an Aviator Steel guitar, electric and acoustic guitars, 6 string bass
1995 Bob Dylan Unplugged Dobro, pedal steel guitar, steel guitar
1996 Joe Henry Trampoline
1997 Bob Dylan Time Out of Mind Acoustic guitar, pedal steel
1999 Bucky Baxter Most Likely, No Problem
Country Mike Country Mike's Greatest Hits Pedal steel guitar, fiddle
2001 Ryan Adams The Suicide Handbook Acoustic guitar
Gold Steel guitar
2002 Demolition Pedal steel guitar, acoustic guitar, backing vocals
2005 Ben Folds Songs for Silverman Pedal steel guitar, 12-string guitar
Willy Clay Band Rebecca Drive Pedal steel


  1. ^ [1]"Venture Nashville, 2009"
  • Gray, Michael. The Bob Dylan Encyclopedia, 2006, p. 41