James Cotton RIP

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James Cotton RIP
« on: 16 Mar 2017, 09:37 pm »
Just found out James Cotton has passed away. Man what a life though.
Growing up outside of Chitown got to hear a good bit of his music. Hell of a harmonica player.


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Re: James Cotton RIP
« Reply #1 on: 17 Mar 2017, 12:27 am »
Now that gives me the blues  :cry:... RIP James!

I guess I will bring some James Cotton music to AXPONA next month!

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Re: James Cotton RIP
« Reply #2 on: 17 Mar 2017, 04:12 am »
Up there jammin' with Junior Wells, Carey Bell, and Little Walter.

Going to listen to at least some of 'Deep in the Blues', a trio album from 1996 with Joe Louis Walker on guitar and Charlie Haden (!) on bass, before I turn in tonight.


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Re: James Cotton RIP
« Reply #3 on: 23 Mar 2017, 08:17 pm »
The local University of Toledo Student Union Dance hired the James Cotton Blues Band in winter of 68; so as a high schooler I got to see an excellent band from Chicago.
James had Luther tucker on guitar , Bob Anderson on bass , Alberto Gianquinto pounding the 88's ( and I mean pounding ) and maybe Lester Davenport or Francis Clay on drums ? . I'll have to check my JC Verve albums for the drummer .