James Cotton (American blues harmonica player, singer, and songwriter)

~ Person

Relationships

original member of: James Cotton and his Big Band
The Jimmy Cotton Blues Quartet
supporting artist for: Muddy Waters (blues musician)
Allmusic: http://www.allmusic.com/artist/mn0000131841 [info]
Discogs: https://www.discogs.com/artist/36605 [info]
VIAF ID: VIAF: 85311429 [info]
Wikidata: Q731254 [info]
Wikipedia: en: James Cotton [info]
official homepages: http://jamescottonsuperharp.com/ [info]
picture: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:James_Cotton_-_Hondarribia_2008-07-19.jpg [info]
https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:James_Cotton_2007.jpg [info]
stream for free: https://open.spotify.com/artist/6mY93oNfUaUwZq67yn3R8k [info]

Appearances

Date Title Credited As Attributes Artist Length
instrument
1952-10-07 My Last Affair harmonica Howlin’ Wolf 2:59
1952-10-09 Baker Shop Boogie harmonica Willie Nix 2:47
1958 Walking Thru the Park harmonica Muddy Waters 2:47
1965-12 Rocket 88 Jimmy Cotton harmonica James Cotton 2:05
1966-04-25 Big Mama's Blues (My Love) harmonica Big Mama Thornton 4:08
1966-04-25 Big Mama’s Bumble Bee Blues (live, 1966-04-25: Coast Recorders, San Francisco, CA, USA) harmonica Big Mama Thornton 4:13
1966-04-25 Big Mama’s Shuffle harmonica Big Mama Thornton 3:38
1966-04-25 Black Rat (take 2) harmonica Big Mama Thornton 2:52
1966-04-25 Black Rat (take 4) (live, 1966-04-25: Coast Recorders, San Francisco, CA, USA) harmonica Big Mama Thornton with Muddy Waters Blues Band 2:52
1966-04-25 Everything Gonna Be Alright (live, 1966-04-25: Coast Recorders, San Francisco, CA, USA) harmonica Big Mama Thornton 5:06
1966-04-25 Gimme a Penny (live, 1966-04-25: Coast Recorders, San Francisco, CA, USA) harmonica Big Mama Thornton 4:38
1966-04-25 Gimme a Penny (take 5) harmonica Big Mama Thornton 4:00
1966-04-25 Guide Me Home (live, 1966-04-25: Coast Recorders, San Francisco, CA, USA) harmonica Big Mama Thornton 4:23
1966-04-25 I Feel the Way I Feel (live, 1966-04-25: Coast Recorders, San Francisco, CA, USA) harmonica Big Mama Thornton 5:05
1966-04-25 I'm Feeling Alright (Fast version) harmonica Big Mama Thornton 2:27
1966-04-25 I’m Feeling Alright (live, 1966-04-25: Coast Recorders, San Francisco, CA, USA) harmonica Big Mama Thornton 3:01
1966-04-25 Life Goes On (live, 1966-04-25: Coast Recorders, San Francisco, CA, USA) harmonica Big Mama Thornton 3:28
1966-04-25 Looking the World Over (live, 1966-04-25: Coast Recorders, San Francisco, CA, USA) harmonica Big Mama Thornton 2:12
1966-04-25 Since I Fell for You harmonica Big Mama Thornton 4:32
1966-04-25 Sometimes I Have a Heartache (live, 1966-04-25: Coast Recorders, San Francisco, CA, USA) harmonica Big Mama Thornton 3:49
1966-04-25 Wrapped Tight harmonica Big Mama Thornton 3:19
1976-10 Bus Driver harmonica Muddy Waters 7:48
1976-10 Crosseyed Cat harmonica Muddy Waters 6:01
1976-10 Deep Down in Florida harmonica Muddy Waters 5:27
1976-10 I Can’t Be Satisfied harmonica Muddy Waters 3:31
1976-10 I Want to Be Loved harmonica Muddy Waters 2:21
1976-10 Jealous Hearted Man harmonica Muddy Waters 4:25
1976-10 Little Girl harmonica Muddy Waters 7:07
1976-10 Mannish Boy harmonica Muddy Waters 5:24
1976-10 The Blues Had a Baby and They Named It Rock and Roll (#2) harmonica Muddy Waters 3:36
1976-10 Walking Through the Park harmonica Muddy Waters 3:55
1997-06 – 1997-07 Honky Tonk Women harmonica Taj Mahal 4:42
After a While harmonica Otis Spann 4:02
All Walks of Life harmonica James Cotton 3:36
Baby, Please Don’t Go (live, 1960-07-03: Newport Jazz Festival, Freebody Park, Newport, RI, USA) harmonica Muddy Waters 3:04
Behind the Barn harmonica Steve Miller Band 3:39
Black Knights harmonica James Cotton 5:19
Blue Odyssey harmonica Steve Miller Band 0:53
Blues in My Sleep harmonica James Cotton 6:12
Certified harmonica James Cotton 4:43
Come Early in the Morning harmonica Johnny Young 3:08
Come On harmonica Otis Spann 2:45
Cotton in the Kitchen harmonica James Cotton 5:10
Country Boy harmonica James Cotton 3:22
Crosscut Saw harmonica Johnny Young 2:39
Dealin' With the Devil harmonica James Cotton 3:36
Down at Your Buryin' harmonica James Cotton 4:35
Dust My Broom harmonica Otis Spann 2:42
Everybody's Fishin' harmonica James Cotton 3:18
Evil guest and harmonica Koko Taylor 4:59
Feelin' Good harmonica Otis Spann 3:31
Goodbye Newport Blues (live, 1960-07-03: Newport Jazz Festival, Freebody Park, Newport, RI, USA) harmonica Muddy Waters 4:49
Hot Dog harmonica Johnny Young 2:05
Hucklebuck harmonica James Cotton 3:38
Hungry Country Girl harmonica James Cotton 7:02
I Feel So Good (live, 1960-07-03: Newport Jazz Festival, Freebody Park, Newport, RI, USA) harmonica Muddy Waters 3:01
I Got a Feeling harmonica Otis Spann 2:56
I Got My Brand on You (mono) harmonica Muddy Waters 2:20
I Got My Brand on You (live, 1960-07-03: Newport Jazz Festival, Freebody Park, Newport, RI, USA) harmonica Muddy Waters 4:50
I'm Doing All Right harmonica Johnny Young 3:35
I'm Having a Ball harmonica Johnny Young 2:57
I'm Ready harmonica Otis Spann 3:04
I’m Your Hoochie Coochie Man (live, 1960-07-03: Newport Jazz Festival, Freebody Park, Newport, RI, USA) harmonica Muddy Waters 2:57
I’ve Got My Mojo Working (live, 1960-07-03: Newport Jazz Festival, Freebody Park, Newport, RI, USA) harmonica Muddy Waters 4:27
I’ve Got My Mojo Working, Part 2 (live, 1960-07-03: Newport Jazz Festival, Freebody Park, Newport, RI, USA) harmonica Muddy Waters 2:56
It's All Over Now harmonica Bobby Womack 3:16
Keep on Drinking harmonica Johnny Young 3:25
Keep Your Nose Out of My Business harmonica Johnny Young 3:20
Lightnin' harmonica Otis Spann 2:47
Living the Blues harmonica James Cotton 5:00
Mannish Boy harmonica Muddy Waters 5:26
Matches Don't Burn Memories (feat. James Cotton) additional and harmonica The Dr. Izzy Band 4:03
Meanest Woman (mono) harmonica Muddy Waters 2:18
Mississippi Freight Train harmonica James Cotton 1:29
Mississippi Freight Train, Part 2 harmonica James Cotton 2:14
Mississippi Saxophone harmonica James Cotton 3:44
Moaning and Groaning harmonica Johnny Young 3:20
Must Have Been the Devil harmonica Otis Spann 2:45
My Trainfare Out of Town harmonica Johnny Young 2:47
One Little Piece of Shade harmonica James Cotton 3:23
One More Mile to Go harmonica Otis Spann 3:53
Pacific Blues harmonica James Cotton 3:11
Play With Your Poodle harmonica James Cotton 3:41
Queen Bee guest and harmonica Koko Taylor 3:54
Sad Letter harmonica James Cotton 4:17
Sad Sad Day harmonica Downchild Blues Band 4:56
Slam Hammer harmonica Johnny Young 1:50
Soon Forgotten (mono) harmonica Muddy Waters 2:41
Soon Forgotten (live, 1960-07-03: Newport Jazz Festival, Freebody Park, Newport, RI, USA) harmonica Muddy Waters 4:18
Stealin' harmonica Johnny Young 2:46
Straighten Up, Baby harmonica Otis Spann 2:36
Strange Things Happen harmonica James Cotton 4:22
Sweet Maree harmonica Steve Miller Band 4:19
Take a Message harmonica James Cotton 4:55
The Blues Never Die harmonica Otis Spann 3:46
Tiger in Your Tank (mono) harmonica Muddy Waters 2:14
Tiger in Your Tank (live, 1960-07-03: Newport Jazz Festival, Freebody Park, Newport, RI, USA) harmonica Muddy Waters 4:29
Two Trains Runnin' harmonica James Cotton 4:57
Wild Wild Woman harmonica Johnny Young 2:40
Worried Life Blues harmonica James Cotton 4:07
You Didn't Think About That harmonica James Cotton 3:48
You Got My Nose Open harmonica James Cotton 4:20
Harp Attack! harmonica James Cotton, Junior Wells, Carey Bell & Billy Branch
Live On guest and harmonica Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band
Trouble Is… guest and harmonica Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band
performer
Come on in My Kitchen Chris Thomas King feat. James Cotton 2:43
Hellhound on My Trail Alvin Youngblood Hart feat. James Cotton 2:39
The Spider and the Fly Kenny Wayne Shepherd & James Cotton 3:51
When the Levee Breaks, Part 2 Magic Slim feat. James Cotton 4:29
You Need Love Joe Louis Walker feat. James Cotton 2:55
vocal
1954-05-14 Cotton Crop Blues James Cotton 2:58
1954-05-14 Cotton Crop Blues James Cotton 2:56
1965-12 Rocket 88 Jimmy Cotton James Cotton 2:05
All Walks of Life James Cotton 3:36
Certified James Cotton 4:43
Country Boy James Cotton 3:22
Dealin' With the Devil James Cotton 3:36
Down at Your Buryin' James Cotton 4:35
Dust My Broom Otis Spann 2:42
Everybody's Fishin' James Cotton 3:18
Feelin' Good Otis Spann 3:31
Hungry Country Girl James Cotton 7:02
I'm Ready Otis Spann 3:04
Living the Blues James Cotton 5:00
Mississippi Freight Train James Cotton 1:29
Mississippi Saxophone James Cotton 3:44
One Little Piece of Shade James Cotton 3:23
One More Mile to Go Otis Spann 3:53
Play With Your Poodle James Cotton 3:41
Sad Letter James Cotton 4:17
Straighten Up, Baby Otis Spann 2:36
Take a Message James Cotton 4:55
Two Trains Runnin' James Cotton 4:57
You Didn't Think About That James Cotton 3:48
You Got My Nose Open James Cotton 4:20
Harp Attack! James Cotton, Junior Wells, Carey Bell & Billy Branch