James Cotton

American blues harmonica player, singer, and songwriter. Born 1 July 1935. Died 16 March 2017
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James Cotton Biography (Wikipedia)

James Henry Cotton (July 1, 1935 – March 16, 2017) was an American blues harmonica player, singer and songwriter, who performed and recorded with many of the great blues artists of his time and with his own band. He played drums early in his career but is famous for his harmonica playing.

Cotton began his professional career playing the blues harp in Howlin' Wolf's band in the early 1950s. He made his first recordings in Memphis for Sun Records, under the direction of Sam Phillips. In 1955, he was recruited by Muddy Waters to come to Chicago and join his band. Cotton became Waters's bandleader and stayed with the group until 1965. In 1965 he formed the Jimmy Cotton Blues Quartet, with Otis Spann on piano, to record between gigs with the Muddy Waters band. He eventually left to form his own full-time touring group. His first full album, on Verve Records, was produced by the guitarist Mike Bloomfield and the singer and songwriter Nick Gravenites, who later were members of the band Electric Flag.

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Blues For Koko
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He Was There
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He Was There
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All Walks Of Life
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All Walks Of Life
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Fannie Mae
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Fannie Mae
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Wrapped Around My Heart (feat. Ruthie Foster)
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Wrapped Around My Heart (feat. Ruthie Foster)
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The Creeper
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The Creeper
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Cotton Boogie
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Cotton Boogie
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Sad Letter
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Sad Letter
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Midnight Train
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Midnight Train
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Wasn’t My Time To Go
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Wasn’t My Time To Go
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Wrapped Around My Heart
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Wrapped Around My Heart
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Cotton Crop Blues
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Cotton Crop Blues
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Cotton Mouth Man
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Cotton Mouth Man
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Mississippi Mud
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Mississippi Mud
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Jimmy's Jump
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Jimmy's Jump
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Fever
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Burner
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Burner
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Buried Alive In The Blues
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Buried Alive In The Blues
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Blow Wind Blow
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Blow Wind Blow
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Straighten Up Baby
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Straighten Up Baby
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