July 1~ Willie Dixon & James Cotton


Willie Dixon was born July 1, 1915, in Vicksburg, MS.
Illustration: William Stout  / Legends of the Blues








James Cotton was born July 1, 1935, in Tunica, MS.
Illustration: Jack Coughlin / A Brush with the Blues: 26 Portraits





Willie Dixon and James Cotton with Muddy Waters, Sunnyland Slim, Otis Spann, Sonny Terry, Brownie McGhee, and Mable Hillery in 1966 at the Canadian CBC Television studio, recording a portion of a CBC “Festival” series:


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