This Week's Feature: Show Business's Hard-Working Koko Taylor

Blues great sits down to talk about B.B. King, gospel music and her heartfelt songs.

The high priestess of the blues,

COLOR="#003163">Koko Taylor, possesses a warm,

sassy style that makes her a true original. Between releasing albums

and performing 200 shows a year, Taylor, owner of a Chicago blues

club, has received five Grammy nominations and won numerous

W.C. Handy Blues Awards. On Taylor's latest release, Royal

Blue, she collaborates with guest artists

COLOR="#003163">B.B. King,

COLOR="#003163">Keb' Mo', and

COLOR="#003163">Kenny Wayne Shepherd to deliver

heartfelt songs spiked with humor. Sit down with this blues legend

and hear what she has to say about her good friend B.B. King, her

love of gospel music and the origins of the blues.

(Click hereto read the full-length feature interview with Koko Taylor.)

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