|Kokomo Kings (Sverige)|
Foto: Anna-Elvira Cederholm
Kokomo Kings är en kvartett med:
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Take a big bucket of unpolished Mississippi juke joint boogie and blend it with another bucket of laid back down home blues. Add a teacup of swamp pop, a tablespoon of hillbilly and a pound of profane, ecstatic gospel and you´ll have the Kokomo Kings. This is rock´n´roll before rock´n´roll was born. Nothing but primitive, groovy Saturday-night music made for dancing.
The band is a collaboration of some of Swedens and Denmarks absolute top players. After years of backing a long list of international blues artists like James Harman, Mud Morganfield, Big Jack Johnson, Lazy Lester, Louisiana Red, John Primer, Big Joe Louis, Keith Dunn, Rusty Zinn and so on, and playing with a number of Scandinavian bands like The Instigators, The Domestic Bumblebees, Paul & The Blue Delivery, Peter Nande Band and many others, they decided to start a new band and do their own thing.
Finally, they got together in the spring of 2012 to record the debut 45rpm vinyl-single “Artificial Natural”. Before it was even officially released many blues- and rock´n´roll fans claimed it to be one of the best sounding recordings for years.
Samuel “Harmonica Sam” Andersson: vocals and harmonica
Magnus “Treetop” Lanshammar: bass and guitar
Ronni Busack-Boysen: lead guitar
Daniel Winerö: drums
Get ready to boogie with The Kokomo Kings. Probably the best low down boogie band in the neighborhood!