Peg Leg Howell

    Top Songs

    1
    Skin Game BluesPeg Leg Howell
    2
    Rolling Mill BluesPeg Leg Howell
    3
    Broke and Hungry BluesPeg Leg Howell
    4
    Please Ma'amPeg Leg Howell
    5
    Low-Down Rounder BluesPeg Leg Howell

    Albums

    Similar Artists

      Popular On

        About

        Biography

        One of the first recorded products of the Atlanta blues community of the pre-war era, Peg Leg Howell bridged the gap between the early country-blues sound and the 12-bar stylings to follow, with his guitar work evolving over time to include finger-picking and slide techniques. Born Joshua Barnes Howell in Eatonton, Georgia on March 5, 1888, he was a self-taught guitarist who acquired his nickname after a 1916 run-in with an irate brother-in-law which ended in a shotgun wound to ... Read more

        Chat About Peg Leg Howell