Koko Taylor

Blues, Musical Artist

1928 – 2009

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Who was Koko Taylor?

Koko Taylor, sometimes spelled KoKo Taylor, was an American Chicago blues singer, popularly known as the "Queen of the Blues." She was known primarily for her rough, powerful vocals and traditional blues stylings.

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Born
Sep 28, 1928
Memphis
Also known as
  • Cora Walton
  • Taylor, Koko
  • Queen of the Chicago Blues
  • Queen of the Blues
  • Little Cocoa
  • KoKo Tayler
Spouses
Ethnicity
  • African American
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Lived in
  • Tennessee
Died
Jun 3, 2009
Chicago

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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