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Here is the signature song of the great Koko Taylor, "I'm a Woman."
Taylor was born Cora Walton on September 28, 1935 in Memphis, TN. She
got the nickname "Koko" because of her love of chocolate. Accurately
dubbed "the Queen of Chicago blues" (and sometimes just the blues in
general), Koko Taylor helped keep the tradition of big-voiced, brassy
female blues belters alive, recasting the spirits of early legends like
Bessie Smith, Ma Rainey, Big Mama Thornton, and Memphis Minnie for the