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Ida Cox

Ida Cox
Born: Feb 25, 1896 in Toccoa, GA
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Died: Nov 10, 1967 in Knoxville, TN
Genre: Blues, Jazz
Biography: One of the finest classic blues singers of the 1920s, Ida Cox was singing in theaters by the time she was 14. She recorded regularly during 1923-1929 (her "Wild Woman Don't Have the Blues" and "Death Letter Blues" are her best-known songs). Although she was off-record during much of the 1930s, Cox was ...Read full biography
Blues For Rampart Street
Released: 1961
Label: Fantasy Inc.
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Classic blues singer Ida Cox had not recorded since 1940 nor performed regularly since the mid-'40s when she was coaxed out of retirement to record a date for Riverside in 1961. At 65 years old (some books ...Read full review
The Moanin' Groanin' Blues
Released: 1961
Label: Riverside Records
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More Ida Cox With The Coleman Hawkins Quintet albums: Main Albums (5), Compilations (8)