James Cotton

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James Cotton | Kasra Ganjavi | tc101

James Cotton was born on July 1, 1935. Cotton became interested in music when he first heard Sonny Boy Williamson II on the radio. He was head-hunted by Muddy Waters in 1955 and joined Waters’ band and made the journey to Chicago. He is a drummer as well as a harmonica player. He suffered throat cancer in the 1990s but made a successful comeback and is still recording and performing.

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