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Muddy Waters

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Birth Name: McKinley Morganfield
Born: 1915/04/04
Birth Place: Issaquena County, Mississippi, United States
Died: 1983/04/30
Years Active: 1941 – 1982
Genres: Electric Blues, Chicago Blues, Rhythm & Blues, Blues-rock

McKinley Morganfield (April 4, 1913 – April 30, 1983), known as Muddy Waters, was an American blues musician, generally considered the Father of modern Chicago blues. Blues musicians Big Bill Morganfield and Larry "Mud Morganfield" Williams are his sons. Muddy Waters released approximately sixty singles (120 "sides") during his career, sixteen of which made the charts. These were issued on Chess Records, except for his 1941 recordings for the Library of Congress and his 1947 – early 1950 singles, which were issued on Aristocrat Records. Muddy Waters also recorded several singles as a sideman with Jimmy Rogers, Little Walter, Junior Wells, Sonny Boy Williamson II, Otis Spann, and other... Continue Bio >>

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