NPR logo

Blues Singer Koko Taylor Gets Her Due

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/1939811/1939812" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
Blues Singer Koko Taylor Gets Her Due

Blues Singer Koko Taylor Gets Her Due

Blues Singer Koko Taylor Gets Her Due

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/1939811/1939812" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">

This week Koko Taylor became the first female blues singer to received receive a National Heritage Fellowship. We take a moment to listen to her song "Spellbound."

Related NPR Stories

We no longer support commenting on NPR.org stories, but you can find us every day on Facebook, Twitter, email, and many other platforms. Learn more or contact us.