IDA COX

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Ida Cox (February 25, 1896 – November 10, 1967) was an African American singer and vaudeville performer, best known for her blues performances and recordings. She was billed as "The Uncrowned Queen of the Blues".

Cox was born in February, 1896 as Ida Prather in Toccoa, Habersham County, Georgia, United States (Toccoa was in Habersham County, not yet Stephens County at the time), the daughter of Lamax and Susie (Knight) Prather, and grew up in Cedartown, Georgia, singing in the local African Methodist Church choir. She left home to tour with traveling minstrel shows, often appearing in blackface into the 1910s; she married fellow minstrel performer Adler Cox. By 1920, she was appearing as a headline act at the 81 Theatre in Atlanta, Georgia; another headliner at that time was Jelly Roll Morton. After the success of Mamie Smith's pioneering 1920 recording of "Crazy Blues", record labels realized there was a
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IDA COX Ida Cox Sings the Blues album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Ida Cox Sings the Blues
Blues 1953
IDA COX The Moanin', Groanin' Blues album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Moanin', Groanin' Blues
Blues 1960
IDA COX Blues For Rampart Street (aka Wild Women Don't Have The Blues: Foremothers, Volume I) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Blues For Rampart Street (aka Wild Women Don't Have The Blues: Foremothers, Volume I)
Blues 1961

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IDA COX Blues Ain't Nothin' Else But... album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Blues Ain't Nothin' Else But...
Blues 1971
IDA COX Ida Cox And Her All-Star Band / Bertha 0.00 | 0 ratings
Ida Cox And Her All-Star Band / Bertha "Chippie" Hill : 1939/40 / 1947
Blues 1980
IDA COX Complete Recorded Works in Chronological Order, Vol. 1 (1923) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Complete Recorded Works in Chronological Order, Vol. 1 (1923)
Blues 1997
IDA COX Complete Recorded Works in Chronological Order, Vol. 2 (1924-1925) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Complete Recorded Works in Chronological Order, Vol. 2 (1924-1925)
Blues 1998
IDA COX Complete Recorded Works in Chronological Order, Vol. 3 (1925-1927) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Complete Recorded Works in Chronological Order, Vol. 3 (1925-1927)
Blues 1998
IDA COX Complete Recorded Works in Chronological Order, Vol. 4 (1927-1938) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Complete Recorded Works in Chronological Order, Vol. 4 (1927-1938)
Blues 1998
IDA COX Complete Recorded Works in Chronological Order, Vol. 5 (1939-1940) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Complete Recorded Works in Chronological Order, Vol. 5 (1939-1940)
Blues 2000
IDA COX Ida Cox: The Essential album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Ida Cox: The Essential
Blues 2001

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