Born in Clarksville, Ak: 12.24.1927 Died: 5.26.1985
Zane Beck had mastered the pedal steel guitar with his great knowledge of chords and new tunings. He was a pioneer, an innovated builder of PSG as well as a fine player. He created the ZB and BMI guitars and led the way with the use of knee levers and was one of the first builder to install them on production guitars. The new steels he created set a standard for pedal steel guitars. The ZB PSG was Designed by Zane Beck who was a player and in the earlier days had worked for Sho Bud in building PSG Guitars.