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The Cobra Records Story: Chicago Rock and Blues 1956-1958

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The Cobra Records Story: Chicago Rock and Blues 1956-1958

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
performer:
Various Artists
Producers:
Capricorn Records
genre:
Reissues, Blues

We gave it an A-

Under the artistic direction of blues auteur Willie Dixon, Chicago’s short-lived Cobra label captured the stomping electric blues of Buddy Guy and Otis Rush. Besides compiling rare singles and outtakes of their raw power, The Cobra Record Story‘s two discs display Cobra’s sideline in primeval rock & roll, with smoking tracks by Betty Everett and Ike Turner’s Kings of Rhythm. A-