James Cotton, American Bluesman Postcard

James Cotton, American Bluesman Postcard

James Cotton (called Cotton by his friends) was born on the first day of July,1935, in Tunica, Mississippi. He was the youngest of eight brothers and sisters who grew up in the cotton fields working beside their mother, Hattie, and their father, Mose.

At the ripe old age of 15 he cut four songs at Sun Records: “Straighten Up Baby,” “Hold Me In Your Arms,” “Oh, Baby,” and “Cotton Crop Blues.”

In 2015 it was Cotton’s 71st year in the entertainment business.

Postcard is in Mint Condition

Postcard measures 4¼ x 6 in.