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Otis Rush - 100% match to Koko Taylor

Genres: Blues Pop / Rock R&B / Soul Jazz
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29 April 1934, Philadelphia, Mississippi, USA. A left-handed blues guitarist, Rush moved to Chicago where his impassioned singing and playing on ‘I Can’t Quit You Baby’ brought a Top 10 R&B hit in 1956. He became one of the ‘young turks’ of the Chicago scene together with Buddy Guy, Freddie King and Magic Sam. ‘I Can’t Quit You Baby Read more

Lowell Fulson - 93% match to Koko Taylor

Genres: Blues Pop / Rock R&B / Soul Jazz
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31 March 1921, Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA, d. 6 March 1999, Los Angeles, California, USA. Blues guitarist Lowell Fulson (whose surname was often mistakenly misspelled Fulsom) recorded steadily from 1946 onwards, and performed regularly on the US and European club circuits into the 90s. One of the founding fathers of West Coast blues, Fulson blended the rural blues of his home stat Read more

Little Walter - 92% match to Koko Taylor

Genres: Blues Pop / Rock R&B / Soul Jazz
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Muddy Waters - 92% match to Koko Taylor

Genres: Blues Pop / Rock R&B / Soul Jazz
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McKinley Morganfield, 4 April 1913, Rolling Fork, Mississippi, USA, d. 30 April 1983, Chicago, Illinois, USA. One of the dominant figures of post-war blues, Muddy Waters was raised in the rural Mississippi town of Clarksdale, in whose juke-joints he came into contact with the legendary Son House and Robert Nighthawk. Having already mastered the rudiments of the harmonica an Read more

Little Milton - 89% match to Koko Taylor

Genres: Blues R&B / Soul Pop / Rock R&B / Soul Music Videos & Concerts
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Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown - 86% match to Koko Taylor

Genres: Blues
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18 April 1924, Vinton, Louisiana, USA, some sources give Orange, Texas, where he was raised from the age of three weeks, d. 10 September 2005, Orange, Texas, USA. Brown’s father was a musician who taught him to play guitar and fiddle, and during his youth he heard the music of Tampa Red, Bob Wills, Count Basie, and others. He toured the south as a drummer with a travell Read more

Elmore James - 80% match to Koko Taylor

Genres: Blues Pop / Rock Jazz
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Elmore Brooks, 27 January 1918, Richland, Mississippi, USA, d. 23 May 1963, Chicago, Illinois, USA. Although his recording career spanned 10 years, Elmore James is chiefly recalled for his debut release, 1951’s ‘Dust My Broom’. This impassioned, exciting performance, based on a virulent composition by country blues singer Robert Johnson, was marked by the arti Read more

Buddy Guy - 78% match to Koko Taylor

Genres: Blues Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock Pop / Rock Blues Jazz
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George Guy, 30 July 1936, Lettsworth, Louisiana, USA. An impassioned and influential guitarist, Buddy Guy learned to play the blues on a rudimentary, home made instrument, copying records he heard on the radio. By the mid-50s he was sitting in with several of the region’s leading performers, including Slim Harpo and Lightnin’ Slim. In 1957 Guy moved north to Chicag Read more

Howlin' Wolf - 76% match to Koko Taylor

Genres: Blues Pop / Rock R&B / Soul Soundtracks Jazz
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Howling Wolf - 76% match to Koko Taylor

Genres: Blues
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Jimmy Rogers - 75% match to Koko Taylor

Genres: Blues Jazz
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Luther Allison - 74% match to Koko Taylor

Genres: Blues
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17 August 1939, Mayflower, Arkansas, USA, d. 12 August 1997, Madison, Wisconsin, USA. Born into a family where he was the fourteenth child of 15, the young Allison worked with his siblings in the local cotton fields. In his youth, guitarist Allison sang with a family gospel group and moved to Chicago in 1951, where he attended school with one of Muddy Waters’ children. Read more

Memphis Slim - 74% match to Koko Taylor

Genres: Blues Blues Jazz Music Videos & Concerts
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John ‘Peter’ Chatman, 3 September 1915, Memphis, Tennessee, USA, d. 24 February 1988, Paris, France. One of the most popular performers of the blues idiom, Memphis Slim combined the barrelhouse/boogie-woogie piano style of the pre-war era with a sophisticated vocal intonation. A prolific songwriter, his best-known composition, ‘Every Day I Have The Blues’ Read more

Freddie King - 70% match to Koko Taylor

Genres: Blues Pop / Rock R&B / Soul
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Billy Myles, 3 September 1934, Gilmer, Texas, USA, d. 28 December 1976, Dallas, Texas. Freddie (aka Freddy) was one of the triumvirate of Kings (the others being B.B. and Albert) who ruled the blues throughout the 60s. He was the possessor of a light, laid-back, but not unemotional voice and a facile fast-fingered guitar technique that made him the hero of many young discipl Read more

Magic Sam - 69% match to Koko Taylor

Genres: Blues Jazz
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Samuel Gene Maghett, 14 February 1937, Grenada County, Mississippi, USA, d. 1 December 1969, Chicago, Illinois, USA. Although Maghett’s immediate family were not musical, he received encouragement from his uncle, Shakey Jake, a popular blues singer on Chicago’s west side. Maghett arrived in the city in 1950 and by the age of 20 had secured a recording contract with Read more

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