Interview of Bluesman James Cotton

April 18, 2013

James Cotton played Turner Hall awhile ago. I must admit, it was a really difficult interview to try to understand him over the phone. He’s dealt with a bout of throat cancer and now let’s the harp do most of his speaking. Reminded me of when I had the opportunity to interview Charles Bradley but he was on a cell phone, in a Brooklyn apartment building, and with his 7am voice. That one didn’t end up being usable for radio ears, but luckily we were able to wring out an interview with Mr. Cotton. My favorite part is when I ask if his ‘harp is handy and he responds, “It’s never too far from me.” Hell yeah.

http://www.wuwm.com/programs/lake_effect/lake_effect_segment.php?segmentid=9156

 

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: