Arthur Adams


Oral History Information

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Songwriter, Musician

Arthur Adams has written and played the blues nearly his entire life! He played guitar for many top blues players such as BB King, Elmore James, Lowell Fulson and Gene Allison. Arthur also wrote some wonderful songs that are a part of our musical history such as "Love and Peace" covered by Quincy Jones on his Grammy winning album in 1969 Walking In Space! Arthur's music has been included in several box office hit movies including his instrument hit "Pipe Dream." The great Sam Cooke recorded one of his early songs called "Somebody's Gonna Miss Me."