I first heard The Dog in the early 80s through a friend and was immediately blown away. If you’re looking for finesse , look elsewhere, but if you like your slide played with an aggressive punk attitude, look no further."When I die they'll say, 'he couldn't play sh*t but he sure made it sound good.'"
-- Hound Dog Taylor
Probably not the best, but far and away my favorite (as evidenced by my avatar).
I kind of took him to mean other-than pedal steel, but . Nothing against Gilmour, for sure.