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Ida Cox
Birth: Feb. 25, 1896
Death: Nov. 10, 1967

Blues Musician. She began her career at the age of 14 working in theaters. She was very popular during the 1920s and 1930s. In 1939 she sang at the Cafe Society and appeared at John Hammond's "Spirituals To Swing Concert". She toured until 1944 when a stroke forced her to retire. In 1961 she came back for on final recording. She worked with Charlie Christian, Lionel Hampton, Fletcher Henderson, Oran Page, Jelly Roll Morton, Tommy Ladnier, and Coleman Hawkins. Her songs include "Wild Woman Don't Have The Blues," "Death Letter Blues," "Ida Cox's Lawdy Lawdy Blues," "Mama Papa Turn Your Key," "Graveyard Hound Blues," "Georgia Hound Blues," "Coffin Blues," "Rambling Blues," "Worn Down Daddy Blues," and "You Stole My Man". (bio by: K) 
 
Burial:
Longview Cemetery
Knoxville
Knox County
Tennessee, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: Jan 30, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7129165
Ida Cox
Added by: Curtis Jackson
 
Ida Cox
Added by: Curtis Jackson
 
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