Cozy Cole



Cozy Cole

Rating
Active
1930 to 1970
Born
October 17, 1909 in East Orange
Died
January 29, 1981
Location
East Orange, New Jersey, United States
Biography
Cozy Cole (October 17, 1909 - January 9, 1981) was an American jazz drummer who scored a #1 Cashbox magazine hit with the record "Topsy Part 2" (also known as "Topsy II", "Topsy 2", and so on). That song peaked at number three on Billboard Hot 100 and at number one on the R&B chart. It sold over one million copies and was awarded a gold disc. The track, which also peaked at #29 in the U.K. Singles Chart in 1958, contained a lengthy drum solo and was one of the few drum solo recordings that ever made the Billboard Hot 100. The single was issued on the tiny Brooklyn-based Love Records label. According to his bio from Billboard.
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Top Songs by Cozy Cole


Portrait of Louis

Royal Garden Blues

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Caravan

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Hits!

Ol' Man Mose

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In Concert at Free Trade Hall, Manchester 1957: Vol. 1

Stars Fell on Alabama - Live

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In Concert at Manchester Free Trade Hall 1957

Honeysuckle Rose

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In Concert at Manchester Free Trade Hall 1957

You Took Advantage of Me

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A Passion for Jazz, Vol. 17

Lover, Come Back to Me

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A Passion for Jazz, Vol. 17

Stompin' at the Savoy

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Crazy Jazz

Body and Soul

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Body and Soul

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Albums, Releases & Mixtapes


Retrospective

Retrospective

Slam Stewart May 17, 2016

18 Tracks

Ridin The Riff

Ridin The Riff

Cozy Cole May 17, 2016

21 Tracks

Swinging Drums

Swinging Drums

Cozy Cole April 19, 2016

20 Tracks

One Of The Best Jazzman Ever

One Of The Best Jazzman Ever

Cozy Cole February 26, 2016

20 Tracks

The One and Only: Cozy Cole

The One and Only: Cozy Cole

Cozy Cole April 4, 2014

20 Tracks

The Great

The Great

Cozy Cole July 19, 2013

20 Tracks

Crazy Jazz

Crazy Jazz

Cozy Cole June 25, 2013

20 Tracks

High Drums

High Drums

Cozy Cole June 15, 2013

20 Tracks

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