Wednesday 9/28/22 10am ET: Feature Artist / Feature LP: Koko Taylor – The Best of Koko Taylor (2015)

Koko Taylor (born Cora Anna Walton, September 28, 1928 – June 3, 2009) was an American singer whose style encompassed Chicago blues, electric blues, rhythm and blues and soul blues. Sometimes called “The Queen of the Blues”, she was known for her rough, powerful vocals.

Taylor’s final performance was at the Blues Music Awards, on May 7, 2009. She suffered complications from surgery for gastrointestinal bleeding on May 19 and died on June 3.


Koko Taylor – The Best of. Released January 14, 2015

  1. Wang Dang Doodle 4:24
  2. Ernestine 5:04
  3. Born Under A Bad Sign 4:56
  4. You Can Have My Husband 2:47
  5. I’m A Woman 4:34
  6. You Ain’t Worth A Good Woman 5:34
  7. I’m Getting ‘Long Alright I Cried Like A Baby 5:14
  8. Bring Me Some Water 5:20
  9. Evil 4:58
  10. I’d Rather Go Blind (Live) 4:42
  11. Gonna Buy Me A Mule 4:34
  12. The Man Next Door 5:13
  13. Better Watch Your Step 4:55
  14. I Got What It Takes 3:43
  15. Can’t Let Go 4:59
  16. That’s Why I’m Crying 4:28
  17. Let The Good Times Roll 3:03