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Jazz fest: James Cotton still plays a perfect storm

James Cotton’s speaking voice has been down to a raspy whisper for some time. Throat surgery in 1994, followed by radiation, has taken its toll on the incomparable blues harmonica player, who turns 80 July 1. 970 more words

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(Big) Joe Williams - Somebody's Been Worrying

http://k003.kiwi6.com/hotlink/v2piadkf3b/Joe_Williams_-_Somebody_s_Been_Worrying.mp3

Recorded July 12, 1945.
Other side is “Vitamin A”.
Guitar & vocals: Big Joe Williams
Harmonica: Sonny Boy Williamson
Drums: Armand “Jump” Jackson

Read up on Big Joe Williams: Wiki

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THE HISTORY OF ROCK N ROLL - 1959 PART THREE

by Robert Seoane

THE REAL FUTURE OF ROCK N ROLL: LEGENDARY BLUES ARTISTS SONNY BOY WILLIAMSON I AND II – HOWLIN’ WOLF – WILLIE DIXON AND THEIR INFLUENCE ON CLASSIC ROCK LEGENDS THE ROLLING STONES – ERIC CLAPTON – THE DOORS – LED ZEPPELIN – AEROSMITH AND MORE… 9,723 more words

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James Cotton on blowing harp for Muddy Waters at Newport Jazz Festival

ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED IN THE GEORGIA STRAIGHT, MARCH 7, 2002

By Steve Newton

Throughout the classic 1960 blues album Muddy Waters at Newport—which fans of the late legend should note was recently released on CD in remastered form, with bonus studio tracks—a young James Cotton can be heard blowing some serious harp at the Newport Jazz Festival. 401 more words

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The Blues in Britain - the 60's 'invasion'

The Blues in Britain – the 60’s ‘invasion’

Yes we had blues players move across to the U.S. but the greatest influence on our budding blues artists was from the stars of the  60’s American Blues Festivals (1962-1969). 72 more words

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Happy Birthday to blues legend Sonny Boy Williamson






highly recommended collection of Sonny Boy recordings from the radio show King Biscuit Time

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