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James Cotton

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Artist information

Born in:Tunica,
United States of America
Year of Birth:1935
Year of death:2017

Biography

(source: 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 other 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... more

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