"Blue Coat" Tom Nelson: Vocals & Fiddle Tom "Blue Coat" Nelson led a string band in Vicksburg, MS. that featured guitarist T.C. Johnson.
Nelson got his nickname for always wearing a blue military suit when he performed. T.C. Johnson may have taken an earlier train to Memphis before Nelson, because over a 3-day period in 1928, Johnson was showing up to the studio with different musicians in tag. When the second day rolled around, the first day musicians… read more
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