Muddy Waters

Muddy Waters
Muddy Waters (McKinley Morganfield) was a blues legend who helped define the electric guitar as the instrument of choice during the 50’s. His songs “Nineteen Years Old”,”Mannish Boy”, “Rollin’ and Tumblin'” and “Catfish Blues” are blues classics. He influenced many a rock musician including Jimi Hendrix, Canned Heat, Johnny Winter and the Stones. In the 70’s Johnny Winter brought him back by recording two records with him. Mick Jagger also featured him on a couple of sets. He died of a heart attack on April 30th, 1983 at the age of 68.

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