Monthly Archives: June 2013

Wall Street Journal: The Fabric of His Life

“James Cotton, often described as the greatest blues harmonica player alive today, headlines this year’s Chicago Blues Festival, anchoring the final night’s program, “Old School, New Millennium,” in Grant Park Sunday night. His fans should be forgiven, though, if they find it difficult to think of the stage-dominating Young Turk—who helped take electrified blues from neighborhood venues in Memphis, Tenn., and Chicago to rock palaces and arenas around the world—as “old” anything.”
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By Barry Mazor