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James Cotton

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Birthday
1, 1935
Birthplace
Tunica, MS
Death Date
Mar 16, 2017 (81)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
1, 1935
Birthplace
Tunica, MS
Death Date
Mar 16, 2017 (81)

About

Blues harmonica player and singer who toured with Janis Joplin

Before Fame

He played blues harp for Howlin' Wolf and his band in the 1950s.

Trivia

He helped induct Little Walter into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2008.

Family Life

He was inspired to make music after listening to Sonny Boy Williamson II while he was young. 

Associated With

He performed with Muddy Waters, including appearing on Waters's album Hard Again. 

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