KOKO TAYLOR

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Grammy Award-winning blues legend Koko Taylor, 80, died on June 3, 2009 in her hometown of Chicago, IL, as a result of complications following her May 19 surgery to correct a gastrointestinal bleed. On May 7, 2009, the critically acclaimed Taylor, known worldwide as the “Queen of the Blues,” won her 29th Blues Music Award (for Traditional Female Blues Artist Of The Year), making her the recipient of more Blues Music Awards than any other artist. In 2004 she received the NEA National Heritage Fellowship Award, which is among the highest honors given to an American artist. Her most recent CD, 2007’s Old School, was nominated for a Grammy (eight of her nine Alligator albums were Grammy-nominated). She won a Grammy in 1984 for her guest appearance on the compilation album Blues Explosion on Atlantic.

Born Cora Walton on a sharecropper’s farm just outside Memphis, TN, on September 28, 1928, Koko,
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KOKO TAYLOR Koko Taylor album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Koko Taylor
RnB 1969
KOKO TAYLOR Basic Soul album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Basic Soul
RnB 1972
KOKO TAYLOR I Got What It Takes album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
I Got What It Takes
Blues 1974
KOKO TAYLOR The Earthshaker album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Earthshaker
Blues 1978
KOKO TAYLOR From The Heart Of A Woman album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
From The Heart Of A Woman
RnB 1981
KOKO TAYLOR Queen Of The Blues album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Queen Of The Blues
Blues 1985
KOKO TAYLOR Jump For Joy album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Jump For Joy
Blues 1990
KOKO TAYLOR Force Of Nature album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Force Of Nature
RnB 1993
KOKO TAYLOR Royal Blue album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Royal Blue
Blues 2000
KOKO TAYLOR Old School album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Old School
Blues 2007

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KOKO TAYLOR An Audience With The Queen album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
An Audience With The Queen
RnB 1987
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Live At The Chicago Blues Festival 94
Blues 2016

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