Koko Taylor Musical artist

Koko Taylor, sometimes spelled KoKo Taylor (September 28, 1928 – June 3, 2009), 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.

Koko Taylor

Personal facts

Alias (AKA)KoKo
Birth dateSeptember 28, 1928
Birth place
Shelby County Tennessee , United States
Date of deathJune 03, 2009
Place of death
Chicago , Illinois , United States
Hometown
Tennessee
Memphis Tennessee

Musical artist

Career started1950
Career ended2009
BackgroundSolo singer
genre
Rhythm and blues
Soul music
Chicago blues
Electric blues
Soul blues
record label
Checker Records
MCA Records
Chess Records
Alligator Records
Yambo Records
Charly Records