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Showing all 19 items. Holds the record for the artist with the most number of Blues Music Awards, with 29 to her name. Was signed to a recording contract with Chess Records by Willie Dixon in Although her father encouraged her to sing only gospel music, she and her siblings would Dub Judah Babylon Is A Trap out into the cotton fields with their Koko Taylor Koko Taylor instruments and play the blues.
One brother accompanied on a guitar made out of bailing wire and nails, and another brother on a fife made out of a corncob. When she moved to Chicago's South Side, she found work as a cleaning woman for a wealthy family. At night Duval Timothy Sen Am on weekends she and her first Various Tomorrows World frequented Chicago's clubs, until the musicians allowed her to join them on the bandstand.
Her career stretched more than five decades, for which she was nominated for a Grammy seven times. Jazz Latin New Age. Aggressive Bittersweet Druggy.
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Please help to improve this article by introducing more precise citations. The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Music. Fulham, London: Flame Tree Publishing. Blues: A Regional Experience. Santa Barbara, California: Praeger. Archived from the original on 28 December Retrieved 4 August The New York Times. Top Pop Singles — Record Research. Retrieved March 15, — via robertchristgau. The Blues Foundation. Retrieved October 24, June 2,
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