Buddy Cage

Born Feb 18, 1946

Buddy Cage is an American pedal steel guitarist, best known as a longtime member of the New Riders of the Purple Sage. Popular both as a performer and session musician, he has played with many bands and recording artists, including Anne Murray, Bob Dylan, Brewer & Shipley, David Bromberg, and the Zen Tricksters.… Read More

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Buddy Cage.


1946 Birth Born on February 18, 1946.


1969 23 Years Old When the folk music duo of Ian and Sylvia decided to go electric in 1969, he joined their band, known as the Great Speckled Bird. … Read More
1971 25 Years Old 1 More Event
Near the end of 1971, Garcia left the New Riders, enabling them to headline their own concert tours. … Read More


1982 36 Years Old The New Riders of the Purple Sage, led by John Dawson, but without Buddy Cage or David Nelson, had continued touring and recording albums from 1982 until Dawson's retirement from the music business in 1997.


2001 55 Years Old …  In 2001, he married his wife Leslie Cage. … Read More
2005 59 Years Old In 2005, Cage and Nelson re-formed the New Riders of the Purple Sage. … Read More
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