Casey Bill Weldon

Casey Bill Weldon

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Casey Bill Weldon (July 10, 1909-196?) was a blues musician born in Pine Bluff, Arkansas who later lived and worked in Chicago was known as one of the great early pioneers of the slide guitar. He played upbeat, hokum and country blues tunes, both as a solo artist and as a member of the Memphis Jug Band. Playing a National steel guitar flat on his lap Hawaiian style, "Casey Bill" Weldon's was known as the "Hawaiian Guitar Wizard." He was married to Memphis Minnie in the '20s with the two making influential recordings together in the late '20s. Weldon played in medicine shows before beginning his recording career in 1927 for Victor.show more

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  • Paperback | 56 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 3mm | 95g
  • Log Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 613657389X
  • 9786136573892