Cotton Mouth Man CD (2013)

Artist: James Cotton

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Label ALL STAR RECORDS/ADA
SKU 249060967
UPC 014551495420
UPC 14 00014551495420
Format CD
Release Date 5/7/2013
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Author James Cotton
Compilation Appearance Alligator Records-20th Anniver
Compilation Appearance Great Blues Men
Compilation Appearance Alligator Records 25th Anniver
Compilation Appearance Mississippi-River Of Song
Compilation Appearance Superharps
Compilation Appearance Alligator Records 30th Anniver
Compilation Appearance American Roots Music
Compilation Appearance In The Pocket Taste Of Blues Harmonic
Compilation Appearance Crucial Harmonica Blues
Compilation Appearance Crucial Live Blues
Compilation Appearance Blind Pig Records 30th Anniversary Co(w/ Bonus DVD)
Compilation Appearance Alligator Records 40Th Anniversary Co
Compilation Appearance Sun 60Th Anniversary
Compilation Appearance True To The Blues:johnny Winter Story
Compilation Appearance Essential Chicago Blues:rarities Coll
Compilation Appearance Muddy Waters 100
Compilation Appearance Big City Blues
Compilation Appearance Sun Records 50th Anniversary
Compilation Appearance Hellhound On My Trail-Songs Of
Compilation Appearance Tribute To Howlin' Wolf
Compilation Appearance Sun Records-Ultimate Blues Collection
Technical Info
Engineer Brendan Muldowney; Shane Baldwin; Jim Cooley; Nick Autry; Stuart Sullivan
Producer Tom Hambridge
CatalogID ALCD 4954
Lable Name Alligator Records
Released 05/06/2013
Original Release 2013
Number of Discs 1
SPARE Code n/a
Length 48m : 49s
UPC 00014551495420
Musical Guests
Joe Bonamassa
Gregg Allman
Keb' Mo'
Warren Haynes
Ruthie Foster
Delbert McClinton
Album Notes and Credits
Audio Mixers: Michael Saint-Leon; Tom Hambridge.
Recording information: Carriage House, Stamford, CT; Elevated Basement, Savannah, GA; Sound Stage Studio, Nashville, TN; Wire Recording, Austin, TX.
Photographer: Christopher Durst.
Blues harp maestro James Cotton was 77 at the time of this album's release. He can barely sing anymore, and the years of playing and touring have left his voice a hoarse croak, but make no mistake, he can still play the harp, and his stunning, overdriven blasts on the instrument are as powerful and as immediate as ever. He's the living embodiment of the Chicago blues, and one of the genre's last surviving founders of it, having mentored with the great Sonny Boy Williamson, and he recorded, played, and toured with Howlin' Wolf and Muddy Waters, cutting his first sides at the age of 19 for Chess Records. He's done this a long time, and as this delightful, joyous, stomping, and vibrant set shows, he doesn't need to sing to command the stage. Cotton wrote or co-wrote most of the songs here with the album's producer, Tom Hambridge, and the vocals are handled by guest artists, most of them by Darrell Nulisch, the former Texas Heat and Anson Funderburgh & the Rockets vocalist who has been handling the singing duties for Cotton's band for some time now, but Gregg Allman, Warren Haynes, Ruthie Foster, Delbert McClinton, and Keb' Mo' are also featured singers. But this isn't one of those duets albums that artists make in the twilight of their careers by any shot -- Cotton is amazing on these cuts, his harp blasts full of passion, power, and enough pure energy to light up the night sky. Cotton may not do somersaults on stage anymore, but his harp lines do, weaving in and out of these songs like a charging Chicago freight train. There isn't a single lame cut here, but the closer, "Bonnie Blue," with Cotton croaking out a moving vocal accompanied only by his harp and the resonator guitar playing of Colin Linden, is particularly poignant. Cotton may be cruising in on 80 years of age, but he's just released one of the best albums of his career. ~ Steve Leggett
Professional Reviews
Mojo (Publisher) (p.89) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "Cotton plays with huge power and feeling and, for all the great help, there's never any doubt whose album it is."
Disc 1
1 Cotton Mouth Man
2 Midnight Train
3 Mississippi Mud
4 He Was There
5 Something for Me
6 Wrapped Around My Heart
7 Saint On Sunday
8 Hard Sometimes
9 Young Bold Women
10 Bird Nest On the Ground
11 Wasn't My Time to Go
12 Blues is Good For You
13 Bonnie Blue
Product Attributes
Artist Cotton,James
Label All Star
Music Format Compact Disc

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