Muddy Waters

McKinley Morganfield (April 4, 1913[.  April 30, 1983), known as Muddy Waters, was an American blues musician. He is considered the “father of modern Chicago blues” and was a major inspiration for the British blues explosion of the 1960s. Although in his later years Muddy usually said that he was born in Rolling Fork, Mississippi, in 1915, he was most likely born at Jug’s Corner in neighbouring Issaquena County in 1913. Recent research has uncovered documentation showing that in the 1930s and 1940s, before his rise to fame, he reported his birth year as 1913 on his marriage license, recording notes and musicians’ union card. A 1955 interview in the Chicago Defender is the earliest claim of 1915 as his year of birth, which he continued to use in interviews from that point onward. The 1920 census lists him as five years old as of March 6, 1920, suggesting that his birth year may have been 1914. The Social Security Death Index, relying on the Social Security card application submitted after his move to Chicago in the mid-1940s, lists him as being born April 4, 1913. Muddy’s gravestone gives his birth year as 1915. Klik hier voor meer informatie.

Manish Boy

Hoochie Coochie Man

Forty Days And Forty Nights

Got My Mojo Working

Still A Fool

Rollin’ And Tumblin

Muddy Waters & The Rolling Stones – Baby Please Don’t Go – Live At Checkerboard Lounge

I’m A King Bee

Got my Mojo Workin

You Don’t Have to Go – ChicagoFest 1981

Harmonica Rockin

You Can’t Loose What Your Never Had

I Can’t Be Satisfied

Muddy Waters Live 1971 (Monroe)

She’s Nineteen Years Old – ChicagoFest 1981

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