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Casey Bill Weldon / Kokomo Arnold - Bottleneck Guitar Trendsetters Of The 1930's (LP, Comp, Ltd, RE) Mint (M) / Mint (M)

Casey Bill Weldon / Kokomo Arnold - Bottleneck Guitar Trendsetters Of The 1930's (LP, Comp, Ltd, RE) Mint (M) / Mint (M)


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Summary: Vinyl, LP, Compilation1, Bottleneck Guitar Trendsetters Of The 1930's, Casey Bill Weldon / Kokomo Arnold, 2018, US, Limited Edition

Media Condition:  Mint (M)
Sleeve Condition: Mint (M)
Country:    US  
Genre:       Blues
Style:         Delta Blues, Chicago Blues

New & Sealed.


2018 reissue


. Casey Bill Weldon
A1. Casey Bill Weldon - You Just As Well Let Her Go
A2. Casey Bill Weldon - Go Ahead, Buddy
A3. Casey Bill Weldon - Lady Doctor Blues
A4. Casey Bill Weldon - The Big Boat
A5. Casey Bill Weldon - Hitch Me To Your Buggy And Drive Me Like A Mule
A6. Casey Bill Weldon - You Shouldn't Do That
A7. Casey Bill Weldon - Back Door Blues
. Kokomo Arnold
B1. Kokomo Arnold - The Twelves (The Dirty Dozens)
B2. Kokomo Arnold - I'll Be Up Someday
B3. Kokomo Arnold - Busy Bootin'
B4. Kokomo Arnold - Sagefield Woman Blues
B5. Kokomo Arnold - Back To The Woods
B6. Kokomo Arnold - Salty Dog
B7. Kokomo Arnold - Feels So Good


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Kokomo Arnold and Casey Bill Weldon were two fo the most popular and original-sounding bottleneck guitarists of the Thirties, a generally dismal period for blues recording. In terms of contemporary appeal (the only yardstick that mattered to bluesmen themselves) they far outstripped Robert Johnson, Bukka White, and other bottleneck artists of the era. As musicians, neither fits any of the usual musical stereotypes applied to blues players. Arnold, a left handed guitarist, confronts the listener as one of the zaniest, most manic guitarists ever recorded; Weldon’s work is an outright rejection of traditional blues harmony, and invites comparison to Western swing. Yet despite their popularity and superior ability, neither is a name frequently dropped by survuvung bluesmen, and noth remain today in ill-deserved historical obscurity. This collection was carefully culled from their most interesting and unusual performances, weeding out the musical repetitiveness that characterised every widely-recorded bluesman…

- from liner notes

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