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 Ida Cox

Ida Cox

Birth
Toccoa, Stephens County, Georgia, USA
Death 10 Nov 1967 (aged 71)
Knoxville, Knox County, Tennessee, USA
Burial Knoxville, Knox County, Tennessee, USA
Memorial ID 7129165 · View Source
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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: Peterborough K


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  • Added: 30 Jan 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7129165
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Ida Cox (25 Feb 1896–10 Nov 1967), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7129165, citing Longview Cemetery, Knoxville, Knox County, Tennessee, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .