The Sweet Sounds of James Cotton in Concert (1973)

By JP Allen

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

James Cotton is blues harmonica. Sadly he passed away in March 2017 but his legacy still lives on. Here’s James Cotton in all his glory, a full concert recorded live on 6/15/1973 at Winterland, San Francisco, CA. (For more James Cotton here’s one of his finest albums and here’s his life story)

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

Video courtesy of Music Vault

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