• Created Date
  • 1961
  • Description
  • Image of the album cover of Blues for Rampart Street, which was recorded by Ida Cox and Coleman Hawkins at Radio City Music Hall in New York City in 1961. A photograph of Cox wearing a suit and fur stole appears on the cover. This was her final album. Cox began her career as a vaudeville performer. She recorded her first blues songs in 1923 for the Paramount label, which dubbed her the "Uncrowned Queen of the Blues." By 1929, Cox had recorded ... more
    Image of the album cover of Blues for Rampart Street, which was recorded by Ida Cox and Coleman Hawkins at Radio City Music Hall in New York City in 1961. A photograph of Cox wearing a suit and fur stole appears on the cover. This was her final album. Cox began her career as a vaudeville performer. She recorded her first blues songs in 1923 for the Paramount label, which dubbed her the "Uncrowned Queen of the Blues." By 1929, Cox had recorded seventy-eight songs, most of which she had written herself. less