Articles tagged koko taylor

Rocking Chair Blues: Howlin’ Wolf – “Wang Dang Doodle”

“Wang Dang Doodle”, one of the hardest-rocking tracks on Rocking Chair, celebrates extreme, even violent pleasure. Howlin' Wolf sings it with gusto, but he actually hated the song.

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28 Mar 2011 // 9:56 PM

James Cotton:  Giant

The blues harmonica legend is back with his first album in six years, and it's dedicated to the memory of Koko Taylor.

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4 Jun 2009 // 3:50 AM

(James F. Quinn/Chicago Tribune/MCT) CHICAGO — Koko Taylor more than once said she hoped that when she died, it would be on stage, doing

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4 Sep 2007 // 10:42 PM

Koko Taylor: Old School

Legendary blues voice makes triumphant return after cheating death once again.

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        Koko Taylor: self-titled

It is routine practice to describe Koko Taylor as either the “Queen of the Blues” or the “Last of the Blues Women”. Oddly enough, the

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31 Dec 1994 // 11:03 PM

        Koko Taylor: Royal Blue

I’m not going to pretend to be a blues afficionado or anything, here; I’m no expert, and I’ll willingly admit that. I’

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"No Dollars in Duende": On Making Uncompromising, Spirited Music

// Sound Affects

"On the elusive yet clearly existential sadness that adds layers and textures to music.

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