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Koko Taylor: I Got What It Takes

Review by Greg Shaw, Phonograph Record, June 1975

ANYONE WHO maintains that blues is a dead or dying form must not be aware of Alligator Records. This tiny, dedicated company has been operating ...

Koko Taylor: A Blues Belter Bounces Back From Adversity

Profile and Interview by Don Snowden, Los Angeles Times, September 1990

Pop music: Koko Taylor was injured in a van accident and then suffered the death of her husband-manager. ...

Koko Taylor: What It Takes - The Chess Years

Sleevenotes by Don Snowden, Chess/MCA Records, 1991

IT'S ALTOGETHER FITTING that Koko Taylor's first Chess single was ‘I Got What It Takes’. Nearly three decades in the blues business--years punctuated by a ...

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