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Lot #2179
Otis Spann and James Cotton Original Photograph

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Estimate: $1000+
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Original 10 x 8 silver gelatin photograph of Otis Spann and James Cotton rehearsing in Muddy Waters's basement in Chicago in February 1965, taken by Raeburn Flerlage. Reverse bears a "Raeburn Flerlage / 'Live' Shots / Chicago" credit stamp and pencil caption. In fine condition, with a light horizontal bend. Raeburn Flerlage (1915-2002) was a photographer known for capturing the blues and folk scenes in 1960s Chicago, documenting the likes of Howlin’ Wolf, Muddy Waters, John Lee Hooker, Odetta, John Coltrane, and Bob Dylan.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Marvels of Modern Music
  • Dates: #636 - Ended May 19, 2022