Kokomo Arnold

Biography

15 February 1901, Lovejoy’s Station, Georgia, USA. d. 8 November 1968, Chicago, Illinois, USA. ‘Kokomo’ Arnold was a left-handed slide blues guitarist who learned the basics of his style from his cousin, James Wigges. After working in steel mills in Illinois and Pennsylvania he became a dedicated fisherman and moonshiner, who looked upon his musical success as an adjunct to ‘real life’. Arnold developed an unorthodox method of playing guitar, based on a style that had... Read more

Genres

Tags
blues
classic blues
acoustic blues
acoustic
guitar
Powered by AudioScrobbler

Links