Monday, June 11, 2007

Blues legend Koko Taylor finds perfect fit in new album

By Regis Behe as excerpted from the Pittsburgh Tribune Review

Koko Taylor thinks she was 22 the night she stepped on stage and sang a few songs at a little Chicago blues club where bluesman Willie Dixon was present.

Afterwards, Dixon came up to Taylor and said "Girl, I like the way you sing them blues. Who are you?"

"I said 'Who are you?" says Taylor, now 71 and performing Saturday at the Three Rivers Arts Festival. "I'm thinking he's somebody who wants to talk, have a little conversation like most guys do in taverns." read more...

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