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High Compression


Download links and information about High Compression by James Cotton. This album was released in 1984 and it belongs to Blues genres. It contains 10 tracks with total duration of 39:24 minutes.

Artist: James Cotton
Release date: 1984
Genre: Blues
Tracks: 10
Duration: 39:24
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No. Title Length
1. Diggin' My Potatoes 3:40
2. Ying Yang 3:41
3. 23 Hours Too Long 6:23
4. No More Doggin' 2:32
5. No Cuttin' Loose 3:22
6. Ain't Doin' Too Bad 3:38
7. Sunny Road 5:01
8. Superharp 3:48
9. Easy Loving 4:37
10. High Compression 2:42



This 1984 album captures the former Muddy Waters Band harmonica powerhouse's down-home and uptown sides. Ten high-energy tunes are split between two bands. A quintet spearheaded by fellow Mississippians Pinetop Perkins on piano and Magic Slim on guitar supports Cotton on Delta-based numbers like the randy "Diggin' My Potatoes" and "No More Doggin'." A funky, backbeat driven octet with a horn section pounds out up-tempo, James Brown-inspired booty shakers like "Ying Yang" and "No More Cuttin' Loose." Cotton handles both styles with righteous vigor, and his coarse sandpaper singing and bold, horn-like harmonica lines - full of fat tones and note-bending virtuosity - demand attention even when the big band's at full throttle. It's unbridled performances like these that made Cotton, who lost his voice to cancer in the '90s, a favorite of '70s and '80s rock audiences.