Muddy Waters

Blues musician. Born 4 April 1913. Died 30 April 1983
Muddy Waters
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1913-04-04
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Muddy Waters

Muddy Waters Biography (Wikipedia)

McKinley Morganfield (April 4, 1913  – April 30, 1983), known professionally as Muddy Waters, was an American blues singer-songwriter and musician who is often cited as the "father of modern Chicago blues", and an important figure on the post-war blues scene. His style of playing has been described as "raining down Delta beatitude".

Muddy Waters grew up on Stovall Plantation near Clarksdale, Mississippi, and by age 17 was playing the guitar and the harmonica, emulating the local blues artists Son House and Robert Johnson. He was recorded in Mississippi by Alan Lomax for the Library of Congress in 1941. In 1943, he moved to Chicago to become a full-time professional musician. In 1946, he recorded his first records for Columbia Records and then for Aristocrat Records, a newly formed label run by the brothers Leonard and Phil Chess.

In the early 1950s, Muddy Waters and his band—Little Walter Jacobs on harmonica, Jimmy Rogers on guitar, Elga Edmonds (also known as Elgin Evans) on drums and Otis Spann on piano—recorded several blues classics, some with the bassist and songwriter Willie Dixon. These songs included "Hoochie Coochie Man", "I Just Want to Make Love to You" and "I'm Ready". In 1958, he traveled to England, laying the foundations of the resurgence of interest in the blues there. His performance at the Newport Jazz Festival in 1960 was recorded and released as his first live album, At Newport 1960.

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I Feel Like Going Home
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The Blues Had A Baby And They Named It Rock And Roll
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The Blues Had A Baby And They Named It Rock And Roll
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Long Distance Call
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Long Distance Call
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Hoochie Coochie Man
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Hoochie Coochie Man
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Mannish Boy
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Mannish Boy
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Rollin' and Tumblin' Pt. 2
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Rollin' and Tumblin' Pt. 2
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Got My Mojo Working
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Got My Mojo Working
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Let The Good Times Roll
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Let The Good Times Roll
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Rock Me
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Rock Me
James Cotton
Rock Me Mama
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Rock Me Mama
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Streamline Woman
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Streamline Woman
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You Need Love
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You Need Love
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Rollin' and Tumblin' Pt 1
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Rollin' and Tumblin' Pt 1
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I'm Your Hoochie Coochie Man
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I'm Your Hoochie Coochie Man
Rory Gallagher
I'm Ready (1972 Version) (feat. Muddy Waters)
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I'm Ready (1972 Version) (feat. Muddy Waters)
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Baby Please Don't Go
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Baby Please Don't Go
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Tom Cat
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Tom Cat
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I'm Ready
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I'm Ready
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I Feel Like Going Home
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I Feel Like Going Home
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My Home Is In The Delta
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My Home Is In The Delta
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Got My Mojo Working (Live At Newport, 1960)
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Got My Mojo Working (Live At Newport, 1960)
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My Dog Can't Bark
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My Dog Can't Bark
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Good Looking Woman
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Good Looking Woman
The Band
Mannish Boy (feat. Muddy Waters)
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Mannish Boy (feat. Muddy Waters)
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Still A Fool
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Still A Fool
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Can't Get No Grindin'
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Can't Get No Grindin'
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Don't Go No Farther
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Don't Go No Farther
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Just Make Love To Me
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Just Make Love To Me
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Rollin' Stone
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Rollin' Stone
Little Walter
I Live The Life I Love
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I Live The Life I Love
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Walkin' Blues
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Walkin' Blues
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After The Rain
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After The Rain
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Muddy Jumps One
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Muddy Jumps One
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She's Alright
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She's Alright
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