Koko Taylor I Got What It Takes

I Got What It Takes
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  • Released:
  • Originally Released: 1991
  • Label: Alligator Records

Entertainment Reviews:

Mojo (Publisher) - p.113
4 stars out of 5 -- "[S]he sang truculent blues, indebted to Bessie Smith, Big Maybelle, Ma Rainey but made unmistakably her own due to an inimitable bark and bawl."

Tracks:

  • 1.Trying To Make A Living
  • 2.I Got What It Takes
  • 3.Mama, He Treats Your Daughter Mean
  • 4.Voodoo Woman
  • 5.Be What You Want To Be
  • 6.Honkey Tonkey
  • 7.Big Boss Man
  • 8.Blues Never Die
  • 9.Find A Fool
  • 10.Happy Home
  • 11.That's Why I'm Crying

Product Description:

Personnel: Koko Taylor (vocals); Mighty Joe Young, Sammy Lawhorn (guitar); Abb Locke (saxophone); Bill Heid (keyboards); Cornelius Boyson (bass); Vince Chappelle (drums).
Producers: Koko Taylor, Joe Young, Bruce Iglauer.
Recorded at Sound Studios, Chicago, Illinois. Includes original release liner notes by Amy "Atomic Mama" VanSingel.
The queen's first album for Alligator, and still one of her very best to date. A tasty combo sparked by guitarists Mighty Joe Young and Sammy Lawhorn and saxist Abb Locke provide sharp support as the clear-voiced Taylor belts Bobby Saxton's "Trying to Make a Living," and Magic Sam's "That's Why I'm Crying," her own "Honkey Tonkey" and "Voodoo Woman," and Ruth Brown's swinging "Mama, He Treats Your Daughter Mean." ~ Bill Dahl

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Product Info

  • Sales Rank: 125,145
  • UPC: 014551470625
  • Shipping Weight: 0.20/lbs (approx)
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