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Deep in the Blues

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Deep in the Blues

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
performer:
James Cotton
Producers:
Verve
genre:
Blues

We gave it an A-

The raspy-voiced Mississippi blues-harp player reprises not just his own classics (”All Walks of Life”) but also those of Sonny Boy Williamson (”Dealin’ With the Devil”) and Muddy Waters (”Sad Letter”). Forget the throwaway ditties; new albums like Deep in the Blues by bluesmen with James Cotton’s history are all too rare. And sidemen Joe Louis Walker, Charlie Haden, and Dave Maxwell are first-rate. A-

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