Singer, songwriter, guitarist, bandleader
McKinley Morganfield (April 4, 1913 – April 30, 1983), better known by his stage name Muddy Waters, was an American blues musician. He is often considered the "father of modern Chicago blues". Wikipedia
Age: 68 (age at death)
Born: 4th April, 1915, Rolling Fork, Mississippi, USA
Died: 30th April, 1983, Westmont, Illinois, USA
Height: 5' 9" (175 cm)
Claim to Fame: father of modern Chicago blues
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Known as The Father of Chicago Blues
Biography in: "The Scribner Encyclopedia of American Lives". Volume One, 1981-1985, pages 847-850. New York: Charles Scribner`s Sons, 1998.
There`s no way in the world I can feel the same blues the way I used to. When I play in Chicago, I`m playing up-to-date, not the blues I was born with. People should hear the pure blues - the blues we used to have when we had no money.
Now that I`m gettin` old enough to get some money, I`d like to have some money. I don`t get much made, I need to conquer a big chunk of money. Not quit playin` but quit playin` so hard.
GENEVA (AP) -- Texas blues icon Johnny Winter, who rose to fame in the late 1960s and '70s for his energetic performances and musical collaborations including with childhood hero Muddy Waters, has died. He was 70.
His representative, Carla Parisi, confirmed Thursday that Winter died in a hotel room in Zurich a day earlier. The statement said his wife, family and bandmates were all saddened by the loss of one of the world's finest guitarists.
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SIRIUSXM RADIO will have legendary ROLLING STONES bassist BILL WYMAN host a three-part music series beginning THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 17th. THE BILL WYMAN SHOW will feature his favorite music and stories about artists he has worked with, as well as the musicians who have inspired him throughout his storied career.
The first episode of THE BILL WYMAN SHOW will feature WYMAN's favorite electric blues songs, including music by MUDDY WATERS, HOWLIN' WOLF, JIMMY REED, LITTLE WALTER and others. The show will debut on B.B. KING's BLUESVILLE, channel 70, on... Read More
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