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James Cotton Blues Band

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Biography

James Cotton (called Cotton by his friends) was born on the first day of July,1935, in Tunica, Mississippi. He was the youngest of eight brothers and sisters who grew up in the cotton fields working beside their mother, Hattie, and their father, Mose. On Sundays Mose was the preacher in the area's Baptist church. Cotton's earliest memories include his mother playing chicken and train sounds on her harmonica and for a few years he thought those were the only two sounds the little instrument made. His Christmas present one year was a harmonica, it cost 15 cents, and it wasn't long before he mastered the chicken and the train. King Biscuit Time, a 15-minute radio show, began broadcasting live on KFFA, a station just across the

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Top Songs

Total plays on Last.fm over the last 6 months
  1. She Moves Me  -  2,061 plays
  2. Rocket 88  -  2,349 plays
  3. Cotton Crop Blues  -  1,593 plays
  4. The Creeper  -  983 plays
  5. Blues In My Sleep  -  687 plays
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