Label: Dino Entertainment - DINCD 127 • Format: 2x, CD Compilation • Country: UK • Genre: Pop, Folk, World, & Country • Style: Cajun, Zydeco
In andhe recorded four sequels designated "Milk Cow Blues No. The song made Arnold a star, and was widely adapted by artists in the blues, Western Milk Cow Blues - Various - The Very Best Of Cajun and rock idioms. The metaphor of a milk cow for a female lover was already established in recordings with the same title see below. Arnold uses basically two melodic structures, according to the number of lines in a verse. For three-line verses such as the following, he sings a melody interspersed by guitar in the first two lines:.
For four line verses such as the following, he sings the first two lines to a melody uninterrupted by guitar:. In the section described by Elijah Wald as What A Friend We Have In Jesus - Various - Various Bluegrass Artists 'bridge", he modifies this four-line melody, most notable with falsetto leaps on the words "need" and "please":.
These three melodies, and the device of a falsetto leap were used if following versions of the song. A different song was recorded by Sleepy John Estes in There is some similarity between the melody used by Estes and the melody used by Arnold for his four-line verses of his record. Some have concluded that Estes's song is Svenne Rubins - Långa Bollar På Bengt earlier version of the same song.
Another different song was recorded by Big Bill Broonzy in March Lyrically, it shares with the Kokomo Arnold song:. It was sung by Cotton Thompson. Sun Records released the song as a single on January 8,with " You're a Heartbreaker " as the flipside.
Milk Cow Blues - Various - The Very Best Of Cajun was later included on Presley's album A Date with Elvis. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Redirected from Milk Cow Blues song. This section does not cite any sources. Please help improve this section by adding citations to reliable sources. Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. Blues and Gospel Records 4th ed. Oxford University Press. Journal of Texas Music History. New York City: Amistad. Manchester, England: Manchester University Press.
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