James Cotton – High Compression (Full Album)

By JP Allen

Written by JP Allen on . Posted in Blog: Harmonica Articles, Harmonica Players

Would you like a little extra spice with that blues harmonica? 🙂 James Cotton (born July 1, 1935 in Mississippi) is an award-winning, world-renowned living legend of American blues harmonica. He’s toured with some of the classic blues bands, including Muddy Waters and Janis Joplin, and has played with just about every prominent artist in the business, from Big Mama Thornton to Taj Majal to Keb Mo … and list goes on and on. Since 1976 he has toured with the James Cotton Blues Band.

Track Listings
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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Comments (2)

  • Danny Campbell


    Fabulous…. love this …. I know I’m good with my harmonica, I get invited to play regularly with different bands and to fill in spots but when I listen to masters like James Cotton I know I’m still an amateur and need to study through my JP Allen course again, learn and play more


    • JP Allen


      I’m glad it inspired you Danny! jp


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