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Kokomo Arnold Vol 3 1936 - 1937
Kokomo Arnold Vol 3: 22nd May 1936 to March 12th 1937
Kokomo Arnold, vocal steel, bottleneck-slide guitar’
With contributions by; Alice Moore vocal, Signifying Mary Johnson, vocal; Lovin’ Sam Theard, vocal; Roosevelt Sykes, piano; Albert Ammons, piano, Peetie Wheatstraw, piano and others...
Georgia blues , Chicago blues, Bottleneck-slide guitar.
Informative booklet notes by Keith Briggs
James “Kokomo” Arnold was born in Georgia on September 15, 1901, and began his musical career in Buffalo, New York in the early '20s. During prohibition, he worked primarily as a bootlegger, and performing music was a only sideline to him. Nonetheless, he worked out a distinctive style of bottleneck slide guitar and blues singing that set him apart from his contemporaries. Continued...
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