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    James Cotton - Slow Blues


    The great James Cotton! R.I.P. :'(

    Blues in My Sleep
    Key of E, on A harmonica.

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    James Cotton- High Compression


    James Cotton
    The great james cotton with his harmonica powerful, pupil of another great harmonica,Sonny Boy Williamson II. Album High Compression, 1984. Track Listing:
    1. Diggin' My Potatoes 00:01
    2. Ying Yang 3:39
    3. 23 Hours Too Long 7:21
    4. No More Doggin' 13:42
    5. No Cuttin' Loose 16:14
    6. Ain't Doing Too Bad 19:35
    7. Sunny Road Blues 23:14
    8. Superharp 28:14
    9. Easy Loving 32:00
    10. High Compression 36:36

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    James Cotton Blues Band - Full Concert - 06/15/73 - Winterland


    James Cotton Blues Band - Full Concert
    Recorded Live: 6/15/1973 - Winterland (San Francisco, CA)

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    0:00:00 - Crazy Mixed-Up World
    0:05:17 - Rocket 88
    0:07:58 - Born In Missouri
    0:12:55 - Don't Start Me Talking
    0:15:51 - Georgia Swing

    James Cotton - vocals, harmonica
    Matt Guitar Murphy - guitar
    George T. Gregory - tenor saxophone
    Charles Calmese - bass
    Kenny Johnson - drums

    James Cotton had some mighty big shoes to fill when he replaced Muddy Water's harmonica player, Little Walter, in 1954. Having learned how to wail from none other than Sonny Boy Williamson himself, Cotton was well prepared and over the next 12 years, he played an integral role in Muddy Water's music as well as the Chicago blues scene in general. By 1966, he was prepared to make it on his own and formed the James Cotton Blues Band, releasing his debut album for Verve the following year. Along with the Paul Butterfield Blues Band, Cotton's band soon became favorites among the burgeoning blues/rock scene in San Francisco, through memorable performances at the Fillmore and rock venues across America. In the 1970s, he formed the James Cotton Band, featuring the outstanding guitarist, Matt Guitar Murphy. This band became legendary, playing to packed houses around the world. Cotton's blazing harmonica and the masterful instrumental abilities of this band dazzled everyone who listened and the group's relentless high energy, more often than not, had audiences up on their feet, dancing, screaming and sweating right along from the minute Cotton took to the stage.

    On a Winterland bill that also featured Roy Buchanan and the Elvin Bishop Group, this James Cotton Band recording captures the group's triumphant return to San Francisco for the first time in nearly three years. To warm up their chops, they open with a high energy take on Little Walter's Crazy Mixed Up World, which the audience enthusiastically applauds. One can hear Matt Murphy itching to crank it up a notch right before they launch into Rocket 88, a song of praise for the Oldsmobile, originally recorded by Ike Turner's Kings of Rhythm and often cited as being a prototype rock 'n' roll song. The slow burning blues of Born In Missouri follows with a passionate intensity.

    After introducing the band members, Cotton pays tribute to his mentor, Sonny Boy Williamson, while dipping way back into his own repertoire for Don't Start Me Talkin'. The recording concludes with Georgia Swing, written by Jelly Roll Morton, a seminal figure in the development of jazz in the early decades of the last century. This swinging jazz-inflected exercise features a blazing guitar solo from Matt Murphy, who displays impressive dexterity. The rhythm section of Calmese and Johnson are never less than propulsive, proving them to be equally adept at blues, jazz, rock, or virtually anything in between. Although the tape suffers from deterioration, this performance is a testament to the instrumental prowess of these five musicians.

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    James Cotton - The Creeper


    James Cotton - The Creeper
    Amazing!!! the real deal!

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    James COTTON - Dealing With The Devil


    James Cotton (voz, harmónica); Loe Louis Walker (guitarra); Charlie Haden (contrabaixo)

    Universal Music - Jazz France - Agosto, 1996

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    The James Cotton Band - Live & On The Move



    1) Cotton Boogie, 00:00
    2) One More Mile, 02:59
    3) All Walks Of Life, 05:33
    4) Born In Missouri, 07:55
    5) Flip, Flop & Fly, 12:41
    6) Got My Mojo Workin', 17:46
    7) Rocket 88, 22:01
    8) Goodbye My Lady, 24:28
    9) I Don't Know, 29:06
    10) Caldonia, 32:41
    11) Boogie Thing, 37:52
    12) Good Morning Lil' School Girl, 42:42
    13) Oh Baby You Don't Have To Go, 46:02
    14) Help Me, 48:34
    15) Fannie Mae, 52:45
    16) Hot 'N Cold, 56:48
    17) Teeny Weeny Bit, 01:00:47
    18) Blow Wind Blow, 01:03:35
    19) How Long Can A Fool Go Wrong, 01:07:17
    20) Next Time You See Me, 01:14:31 (Bonus Track)

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    Keith Richards & James Cotton Rehearsing


    Video of Keith and James Cotton performing Little Red Rooster during rehearsals for the Hubert Sumlin Benefit concert.

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    Cotton Boogie


    Provided to YouTube by Sony Music Entertainment

    Cotton Boogie (Live) · James Cotton

    Live & On The Move

    ℗ 1976 Sony Music Entertainment

    Auto-generated by YouTube.

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    James Cotton Kenny Neal & Billy Branch LRBC 2006 Poolstage


    A great afternoon with James Cotton Kenny Neal & Billy Branch on the Poolstage

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    James Cotton Blues Band - Jazzwoche Burghausen 1987 fragm.


    00:00 - Rocket 88
    02:30 - Easy Lovin'
    07:35 - There Is Nothin' You Can Do

    James Cotton - hca, voc
    Jonny Cotton - tb
    Douglas Fager - ts
    Danny' Boney' Fields - tp
    Vernon Banks - g
    Eddie Harsch - p
    Noel Neal - b
    Ray' Killer' Allison - dr

    18. Internationale Jazzwoche Burghausen, Wackerhalle, Germany, March 21, 1987

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    James Cotton ‎– Mighty Long Time



    01 Straighten Up Baby (James Cotton) 0:00
    02 Everything Gonna Be Alright (Walter Jacobs) 3:10
    03 Black Nights (F. Washington) 6:26
    04 Blow Wind Blow (McKinley Morganfield) 11:47
    05 Sugar Sweet (Mel London) 15:35
    06 Moanin' At Midnight (Chester Burnett) 19:55
    07 Baby Please (Percy Mayfield) 23:05
    08 Hold Me In Your Arms (James Cotton) 28:43
    09 Call It Stormy Monday (T-Bone Walker) 32:50
    10 Three Hundred Pounds Of Joy (Willie Dixon) 39:38
    11 Northside Cadillac (James Cotton) 43:16
    12 Mighty Long Time (Sonny Boy Williamson) 47:31


    Bass – Calvin Jones (4, 5, 7, 9-11), Larry Eisenberg (6, 12), Sarah Brown (1-3, 8)
    Drums – George Rains (1, 8), Willie Smith (2-5, 7, 9-11)
    Guitar – Derek O'Brien (1, 5, 10), Hubert Sumlin (5, 6, 10, 12), Jimmie Vaughan (1, 8), Luther Tucker (2-4, 7), Matt Murphy (2-4, 7, 11), Wayne Bennett (9)
    Piano – Denny Freeman (6, 12), Mel Brown (8), Mike Kindred (1, 5), Pinetop Perkins (2-4, 7), Reese Wynans (10)
    Baritone Saxophone - Choo Bari (1, 10)
    Tenor Saxophone – Mark Kazanoff (1, 10), Red Rails (1, 10)
    Vocals, Harmonica – James Cotton

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    James Cotton - Honest I Do


    Foto - Show

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    James Cotton blues in my sleep


    james cotton vocal harmoniera
    joe louis walker guitars
    charlie haden bass
    dave maxwell piano

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    JAMES COTTON - Hard Headed


    Música (04) do CD Live From Chicago, Mr. Superharp Himself do gaitista James Cotton. Lançamento: 1986. Gravadora: Alligator Records

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    James Cotton - Got My Mojo Working


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    Blues Harmonica Tabs James Cotton Slow Blues


    Apprenez l'harmonica! Blues Harp lessons
    niveau 2 - Harmonica en Do (C)
    Quelle chanson voulez-vous apprendre? What song do you want to learn?

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    The James Cotton Blues Band - Whos Afraid of Little Red Riding Hood


    From the album Pure Cotton.

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    John lee hooker, james cotton, koko taylor..the living legends of blues - montreal


    El maestro John Lee Hooker se luce con su presentacion en Montreal... excelente...

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    Georgia Swing - James Cotton


    Live At Electric Lady
    - The James Cotton Band -

    1. Back At The Chicken Shack
    2. Off The Wall
    3. Rocket 88
    4. Don't Start Me Talkin'
    5. Georgia Swing
    6. One More Mile
    7. I Got My Mojo Working
    8. How Long Can A Fool Go Wrong
    9. Blow Wind Blow
    10. Mean Ol' World
    11. I Don't Know
    12. Boogie Thing
    13. Stormy Monday
    14. Fever

    James Cotton (vcl, hca)
    Mat Guitar Murphy (g)
    Charles Calmese (b)
    Kenny Johnson (d)
    Little Bo (ts)

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    Muddy Waters, J. Winter & J. Cotton ‎- Breakin It Up, Breakin It Down Full Album


    Full, Non-Stop Live Album: Muddy Waters, Johnny Winter & James Cotton - Breakin' It Up, Breakin' It Down.

    Released: June 5, 2007.
    Recorded: March 4,6 & 18, 1977.
    Label: Epic - 88697 07283 2, Legacy - 88697 07283 2

    01. Black Cat Bone + Dust My Broom - James Cotton, Johnny Winter, Muddy Waters
    02. Can't Be Satisfied - Muddy Waters
    03. Caledonia - James Cotton, Muddy Waters, Pinetop Perkins
    04. Dealin' With The Devil - James Cotton, Johnny Winter
    05. Rocket 88 - James Cotton
    06. I Done Got Over It - Johnny Winter
    07. How Long Can A Fool Go Wrong - James Cotton
    08. Mama Talk To Your Daughter - Johnny Winter
    09. Love Her With A Feeling - Johnny Winter
    10. Trouble No More - James Cotton, Muddy Waters
    11. Got My Mojo Workin' - James Cotton, Johnny Winter, Muddy Waters

    Companies, etc.
    Copyright (c) – Sony BMG Music Entertainment
    Phonographic Copyright (p) – Sony BMG Music Entertainment
    Manufactured By – Sony DADC

    Vocals, Guitar: Muddy Waters, Johnny Winter
    Vocals, Harmonica: James Cotton
    Vocals, Piano: Pinetop Perkins
    Bass: Charles Calmese
    Drums: Willie 'Big Eyes' Smith
    Co-producer: Al Quaglieri, Steve Berkowitz
    Mixed By Mark Williams
    Mixed By (Original) Dave Still
    Mastered By Joseph M. Palmaccio
    Art Direction: Howard Fritzson
    Design: Smay Vision
    Other (Project Direction) Jim Parham
    Photography By (Back of Booklet) Jim Marshall
    Photography By (Cover, Page 2, Pages 6-7, Spine Sheet): David Gahr
    Photography By (Inner Tray Card): Paul Natkin
    Photography By (Page 5): Susan Winter
    Producer, Liner Notes, Guitar, Vocals: Bob Margolin

    Notes: All tracks previously unreleased.

    If you liked it, I suggest you to buy the album.

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    James Cotton - Rocket 88


    James Cotton - Rocket 88

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    James Cotton - Sad Sad Day


    Giant 2010

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    Provided to YouTube by Sony Music Entertainment

    Fever · James Cotton

    100% Cotton

    ℗ 1974 Sony Music Entertainment

    Composer: Eddie Cooley
    Composer: John Davenport

    Auto-generated by YouTube.

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    James Cotton Blues Band - Dallas International Motor Speedway, Lewisville, Texas. 1969


    1. --announcements/Intro - Cut You Loose (6:48)
    2. Fallin Rain (8:49)
    3. Heart Attack (5:55)
    4. Knock On Wood (3:00)
    5. Nine Below Zero (3:58)
    6. Dust My Broom (5:15)
    7. The Creeper (11:02)
    8. Turn On Your Lovelight (12:57)
    9. Please, Please, Please (3:58)

    James Cotton - vocals, harmonica
    Luther Tucker - guitar
    Bill Stumuk Nugent - tenor sax
    Bob Anderson - bass
    Barry Smith - drums

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    Muddy Waters & James Cotton - You Cant Loose What...


    Muddy Waters & James Cotton

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    The James Cotton Band ‎– Red Hot n Blues vinyl



    A1 Caledonia 0:00
    A2 Fannie Mae 3:44
    A3 I Don't Know 7:44
    A4 Keep Cookin' Mama 11:12
    A5 Rocket 88 16:00
    B1 Chicken Heads 18:39
    B2 Hot 'n Cold 22:47
    B3 Mojo 25:48
    B4 Boogie Thing 29:43

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    James Cotton Blues Band Texas Festival 1969


    James Cotton Blues Band on The Texas International Pop Festival 30.08.1969

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    The James Cotton Blues Band - The Creeper 1968


    The James Cotton Blues Band - The Creeper ( Pure Cotton ) 1968
    Harmonica, Vocals – James Cotton
    Guitar – Luther Tucker
    Bass – Robert Anderson
    Drums – Francis Clay
    Keyboards – Alberto Gianquinto
    Tambourine – John Cour

    I do not own anything all rights reserved to James Cotton, this video is for entertainment purposes only, i own nothing !

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    Cotton In The Kitchen , James Cotton



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    James Cotton - Blues Is Good for You


    I do not own copyrights !

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    James Cotton - Pure Cotton


    I do not own copyright of the songs.
    Copyright belongs to artists and company.

    Vinyl Rip From The Original LP (1968)

    01.SOUL SURVIVOR [0:00]
    02.I REMEMBER [2:21]
    03.WORRIED LIFE BLUES [6:00]
    04.FALLIN' RAIN [9:00]
    05.HEART ATTACK [13:13]
    06.LOVIN' CUP [17:27]
    07.SHE'S MURDER 20:18]
    08.SOMETHING YOU GOT [22:45]
    RIDING HOOD ? [26:04]
    10.THE CREEPER [29:38]
    11.DOWN AT YOUR BURYIN' [34:31]

    JAMES COTTON : vocals, harmonica
    LUTHER TUCKER : guitar, vocals
    ALBERTO GIANQUINTO : keybords & storytelling
    ROBERT ANDERSON : bass, vocals
    FRANCIS CLAY : drums
    JOHN COUNT : tambourine
    MIKE BLOOMFIELD : advice & enthusiasm

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    James Cotton - High Compression


    “High Compression,” as an instrumental, is the title track from the 1984 James Cotton album, ‘High Compression’ for Alligator Records – music composed by James Cotton. This track features solos by Magic Slim (guitar) and Pinetop Perkins (piano) – both members of Cotton’s Chicago Blues All-Stars. I first owned this album on vinyl as a teenager – I wound up playing it to near death. I eventually had the foresight to transfer a few of the tracks to a cassette – then, played that to near death. Recently (as of last year), I was pleased to re-purchase the album on CD. It brought with it nice memories from my days of collecting vinyl and enjoying music. James Cotton was one of the influences who inspired me to carry a harmonica with me. I still remember that cold, rainy November night sitting at a bus stop, when I finally figured out how to bend a note – everything about my playing changed after that. Copyright 1984 Alligator Records – respectfully yours, Anishnaube.

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    Muddy Waters & James Cotton- Got My Mojo Working 1966


    Muddy Waters & James Cotton- Got My Mojo Working 1966

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    James Cotton Blues Band - Whos Afraid of Little Red Riding Hood


    From the 1967 Verve album Pure Cotton.

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    James Cotton - My Babe


    From '' My Foundation ''
    Label: Jackal Records ‎– WOW-720
    Format: Vinyl, LP, Album
    Country: Canada
    Released: 1980

    A1 Take Me Back Baby
    A2 Hungry Country
    A3 Dunn Got Over It
    A4 Dust My Broom
    B1 Take Out Some Insurance
    B2 Killing Floor
    B3 Don't You Know I Love You
    B4 Clouds Of My Heart
    B5 My Babe


    My Babe is a blues song and a blues standard written by Willie Dixon for Little Walter.
    Released in 1955 on Checker Records, a subsidiary of Chess Records, the song was the only Dixon composition ever to become a no. 1 R&B single, and it was one of the biggest hits of either of their careers.

    The song was based on the traditional gospel song This Train (Is Bound For Glory), which Sister Rosetta Tharpe recorded in the 1939 hit, This Train.
    Dixon reworked the arrangement and lyrics from the sacred, the procession of saints into Heaven, into the secular, a story about a woman that won't stand for her man to cheat: My baby, she don't stand no cheating, my babe, she don't stand none of that midnight creeping.

    Ray Charles had famously, and controversially, pioneered the gospel-song-to-secular-song approach with his reworking of the gospel hymn It Must Be Jesus. into I Got a Woman, which hit the Billboard R&B charts on January 22, 1955, later climbing to the #1 position for one week.
    Within days of the appearance of Charles's song on the national charts, Little Walter entered the studio to record My Babe, on January 25, 1955.
    My Babe was released while I've Got A Woman was still on the charts, and eclipsed Charles's record by spending 19 weeks on the Billboard R&B charts beginning on March 12, 1955, including five weeks at the number one position, making it one of the biggest R&B hits of 1955.

    The B side of My Babe was the harmonica instrumental Thunderbird, following the pattern established by the release of Little Walter's number #1 hit single from 1952, Juke, of featuring a vocal performance one side and a harmonica instrumental on the flip side.


    Although no documentation exists, the song was probably recorded at Universal Recorders in Chicago, the site of the majority of Chess and Checker sessions until Chess opened their own studio c. 1956/'57.
    Backing Little Walter's vocals and harmonica were Robert Lockwood, Jr. and Leonard Caston on guitars, Willie Dixon on double-bass, and Fred Below on drums.
    Guitarist Luther Tucker, then a member of Walter's band, was absent from the recording session that day. My Babe was re-issued in 1961 with an overdubbed female vocal backing chorus and briefly crossed over to the pop charts.

    Cover Versions

    The success of song lead to dozens of cover versions by many diverse artists:
    Elvis Presley released a live cover on the album From Memphis to Vegas/From Vegas to Memphis
    Dale Hawkins released My Babe as a single by Checker Records
    Chuck Berry covered the song on Chuck Berry in 1975
    The song was performed by Little Walter, Bo Diddley, and Muddy Waters on Super Blues
    Sonny Burgess and the Pacers on their self-titled album
    Cliff Richard on Cliff
    Ricky Nelson on his 1958 album Ricky Nelson
    Peter & Gordon on In Touch With...
    Donald Byrd on Up with Donald Byrd
    Ronnie Milsap on Just for a Thrill Conway Twitty, Ramsey Lewis, Grant Green, Mississippi Fred McDowell, Coleman Hawkins, Gene Ammons, The Everly Brothers, The Animals,the Steve Miller Band, Lou Rawls, Ike & Tina Turner, and many others have also covered the song. Mose Allison rewrote it as My Brain and recorded it for his 2010 album The Way of the World. The song My Babe by the Spencer Davis Group (Stevie Winwood) on their first album is a different song.
    My Babe was performed by Ben Harper, with James Cotton sitting in on blues harp, during the induction ceremony for Little Walter into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame on March 10, 2008.
    My Babe was sung by Robert Britton Lyons, portraying Carl Perkins, in medley with Sixteen Tons sung by Lance Guest, portraying Johnny Cash, in the Broadway musical Million Dollar Quartet, which opened in New York in April, 2010. Lyons and Guest also covered the songs on the Million Dollar Quartet original Broadway cast recording, copyright 2010 by MDQ Merchandising, LLC.

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    The James Cotton Blues Band - Worried Life Blues


    From the album Pure Cotton.

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    Black Night , James Cotton



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    Good Time Charlie , James Cotton



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    James Cotton - Dont start me talking


    Fantastic James Cotton!

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    two trains runnin James Cotton


    james cotton vocal harmoniera
    joe louis walker guitars
    charlie haden bass
    dave maxwell piano

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    James Cotton - Easy Lovin


    Live in Internationale Jazzwoche Burghausen, Germany on March 21, 1987. (*) James Cotton Blues Band are: Jonny Cotton (trombone), Douglas Fager (tenor sax), Danny' Boney' Fields (trumpet), Vernon Banks (guitar), Eddie Harsch (piano), Noel Neal (bass), Ray' Killer' Allison (drums).

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    JAMES COTTON - Honest I Do 1968


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    James Cotton - Friends


    James Cotton - Friends, from the album Dont you tear my clothes
    (I do not own this music)

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    Blues In My Sleep , James Cotton



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    James Cotton - intro and How Long Can a Fool Go Wrong instr.


    WFBF 2007

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    JAMES COTTON - Rock Me Baby LIVE 1967


    Recorded live at The New Penelope Cafe, Montreal, Canada, September 28, 1967.

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    The Hucklebuck , James Cotton



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    JAMES COTTON - Cotton Mouth Man

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    Boogie Thing , The James Cotton Band



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    James Cotton - Wasnt My Time to Go


    I do not own copyrights !



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