Koko Taylor

Koko Taylor

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Cora Walton
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US R&B singer, sometimes referred to as "The Queen of Chicago Blues". Born September 28, 1928, Bartlett, Tennessee. Dubbed "Koko" due to her love of chocolate. Discovered by Willie Dixon in 1962 leading to a contract with Chess. In close collaboration with Dixon she released several singles, including the 1965 "Wang Dang Doodle" previously recorded by Howlin' Wolf. Not coincidental. Taylor' had the most powerful vocal of the contemporary female Chess stablemates including Etta James, Mitty Collier and Irma Thomas and her shouting style had more in common with e.g. Big Mama Thornton and Howlin' Wolf. Her 1969 self-titled debut album is mostly a compilation of her Chess singles. From 1975 and for more than 30 years she recorded for Alligator Records. Her 1985 album "Queen of the blues" won her a Grammy Award for Best Traditional Blues Album that year. Performing till the end, she died after complications from surgery for gastrointestinal bleeding in 2009. Died June 03, 2009 in Chicago, Illinois, USA.
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Koko Taylor Discografia Tracks

Albums

Koko Taylor Koko Taylor (Album) Chess US 1969 Vendi questa versione
Koko Taylor Basic Soul (Album) Chess US 1972 Vendi questa versione
Koko Taylor Southside Lady (Album) Black And Blue France 1973 Vendi questa versione
Koko Taylor I Got What It Takes (Album) Alligator Records USA & Canada 1974 Vendi questa versione
Koko Taylor The Earthshaker (Album) Alligator Records Greece 1978 Vendi questa versione
Koko Taylor From The Heart Of A Woman (Album) Alligator Records US 1981 Vendi questa versione
Koko Taylor Queen Of The Blues (Album) Alligator Records Australia 1985 Vendi questa versione
Koko Taylor An Audience With The Queen (Album) Sonet Netherlands 1987 Vendi questa versione
Koko Taylor Jump For Joy (Album) Alligator Records Canada 1990 Vendi questa versione
Koko Taylor Love You Like A Woman (Comp, Album) Chess US 1990 Vendi questa versione
PEE-20087-0 Koko Taylor Koko Taylor(LP, Album) Peerless PEE-20087-0 Mexico 1990 Vendi questa versione
Koko Taylor Wang Dang Doddle (Comp) Les Génies Du Blues Switzerland 1992 Vendi questa versione
Koko Taylor Force Of Nature (Album) Alligator Records US 1993 Vendi questa versione
ALCD 4873 Koko Taylor Royal Blue(CD, Album) Alligator Records ALCD 4873 US 2000 Vendi questa versione
Koko Taylor Old School (Album) Krokus, Irond US 2007 Vendi questa versione

Singles & EPs

Koko Taylor I Got What It Takes / What Kind Of Man Is This (Single) Checker US 1964 Vendi questa versione
1106 Koko Taylor Don't Mess With the Messer / Whatever I Am You Made Me(7", Single) Checker 1106 US 1965 Vendi questa versione
Ko Ko Taylor* Wang Dang Doodle / Blues Heaven (Single) Checker US 1966 Vendi questa versione
Koko Taylor Good Advice / Tell Me The Truth (Single) Checker US 1966 Vendi questa versione
1135 Ko Ko Taylor* Wang Dang Doodle(7", Single) Checker 1135 US 1966 Vendi questa versione
Ko Ko Taylor* Fire / Insane Asylum Checker US 1967 Vendi questa versione
Ko Ko Taylor* Egg Or The Hen / Just Love Me (Single) Checker 1967 Vendi questa versione
1174 Koko Taylor (I Got) All You Need / All Money Spent (On Feeling Good)(7") Checker 1174 US 1967 Vendi questa versione
1210 Koko Taylor I Don't Care Who Knows(7") Checker 1210 US 1968 Vendi questa versione
107, 108 Ko Ko Taylor* & Mighty Joe Youngs Band* Ko Ko Taylor* & Mighty Joe Youngs Band* - A Mighty Love / Instant Everything(7", Single) Yambo Records, Yambo Records 107, 108 US 1970 Vendi questa versione