Cotton also collaborated with a remarkable array of stars of both rock and blues, including Janis Joplin, Led Zeppelin and B.B. King.
Veteran blues giant Taj Mahal has won the B.B. King Award for his contribution to the genre.
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Otis Spann was the Crown Prince of Blues Piano - his blend of boogie-woogie bass figures & slow blues chords gave his playing great emotional depth.