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Definitions

  1. Muddy Waters (McKinley Morganfield) was a blues legend who helped define the electric guitar as the instrument of choice during the 50's.
  2. Muddy Waters was the first genuine blues star, and for good reason: His presence, command, and charisma were unmatched during his 30-plus year career.
  3. Muddy Waters was one of the fathers of Chicago blues and a key figure in the history of blues.
  4. Muddy Waters was one of the few key players of the postwar Chicago Blues scene who actually influenced the music that influenced him.
  5. Muddy Waters was one of the main creators of postwar Chicago blues and a central figure in blues history.

Drums

  1. Chicago bluesmen such as John Lee Hooker and Muddy Waters were the first to electrify the blues and add drums and piano in the late 1940s.

Woody Guthrie

  1. Thanks to those efforts, Muddy Waters and Woody Guthrie made their first recordings and a template for American popular music was set.

Idol

  1. He emulated the smooth vocal clarity of his idol, Nat King Cole, while playing blues songs from bands like Muddy Waters. (Web site)

People

  1. Some people say that certain kinds of musical changes are the blues, or it has to be like Muddy Waters or John Lee Hooker.
  2. The Paul Butterfield Blues Band really was modeled on our heroes, or Chicago blues guys, Muddy Waters and Howlin' Wolf, and people like that. (Web site)

Last Name

  1. As he put it, "Muddy Waters would invite me onstage, but he could never say my last name. (Web site)

Foreground

  1. However, the blues wave that brought artists such as Muddy Waters to the foreground had stopped.

Allison

  1. His big break came in 1957 when Muddy Waters invited Allison to the stage. (Web site)
  2. Before long, this friendship lead to a priceless musical education; Allison was soon sitting in with Muddy Waters, Elmore James, and Howlin' Wolf.

Berry

  1. Ironically, it was Muddy Waters who had sent Berry to Chess in the first place. (Web site)
  2. Berry traveled to Chicago in search of a recording contract; Muddy Waters directed him to the Chess brothers.

Recordings

  1. With this set of recordings, which covers the years 1952-1958, we continue the survey of the complete recorded works of Muddy Waters in chronological order.

Recording

  1. Bell served invaluable early-'70s stints in the bands of Muddy Waters and Willie Dixon, touring extensively and recording with both legends. (Web site)
  2. Bell spent 1970-1971 traveling and recording with Muddy Waters (he can be heard on Muddy's THE LONDON SESSIONS and UNK IN FUNK albums on Chess). (Web site)
  3. Twenty-three years following his firing from the Muddy Waters Band, Walter was once again recording with the master.

James

  1. As well as band activities Crossfire also go out as a duo playing songs by legendary Delta bluesmen such as Skip James, Robert Johnson & Muddy Waters. (Web site)

Taylor

  1. With encouragement from her husband, Taylor began to sit in with Muddy Waters, Buddy Guy, and Howlin' Wolf. (Web site)
  2. In the early '80s, Taylor was asked to join the Legendary Blues Band (following the departure of Muddy Waters). (Web site)

Years

  1. And, his laidback approach could be heard for years to come in the stylings of Bluesmen like Big Bill Broonzy and Muddy Waters. (Web site)
  2. Having played piano for many years with Muddy Waters, the late Otis Spann knew great guitar when he heard it.
  3. Drummer Willie 'Big Eyes' Smith was the backbone of the Muddy Waters band for over 20 years. (Web site)

Son

  1. This was followed by UK tours as a duo with Big Bill Morganfield (son of Muddy Waters, the man who Siegal calls The Blues God).

Singing

  1. He also began singing the songs of Nat King Cole and Muddy Waters. (Web site)

Voices

  1. Howlin' Wolf and Muddy Waters were known for their deep, "gravelly" voices. (Web site)
  2. Howling Wolf and Muddy Waters were famous for their deep voices. (Web site)
  3. Howlin' Wolf and Muddy Waters were famous for their deep voices.

Influences

  1. Later influences were towards the blues and enjoys Muddy Waters, Duke Robillard and others.
  2. While listening to this recording I was able to hear the influences of Thad Jones, Woody Herman, Ellington, Stravinsky, Debussy, even Muddy Waters. (Web site)

Influence

  1. Soon after moving to Chicago in 1957, Guy fell under the influence of "Mighty" Muddy Waters.
  2. Son House: a master of the bottleneck whose influence extends from Robert Johnson to Muddy Waters. (Web site)
  3. He also cited his cousin-in-law, Muddy Waters, as an influence. (Web site)

Mike Bloomfield

  1. In 1963 he decided to try his luck in Chicago, where he met and befriended Muddy Waters and Mike Bloomfield, and performed with a host of local legends. (Web site)

Likes

  1. Steve was soon on stage with the likes of Muddy Waters, Howlin' Wolf, and Buddy Guy, who all encouraged him to continue playing. (Web site)
  2. For the rest of his career, Miles kept busy working with the likes of Stevie Wonder, Muddy Waters, Barry White and David Bowie. (Web site)

Rogers

  1. Rogers was playing harp in a group led by Blue Smitty, when a young guitarist and singer named McKinley Morganfield, better known as Muddy Waters joined. (Web site)
  2. In 1955, Rogers left Muddy Waters to venture out as a bandleader, cutting another gem, "You're the One," for Chess. (Web site)
  3. Rogers was playing harp with guitarist Blue Smitty when Muddy Waters joined them. (Web site)

Tunes

  1. Albert and his band responded with a blistering set of great originals and killer covers of Zeppelin, Little Feat and Muddy Waters tunes.
  2. The tunes are covers of songs written by Muddy Waters and Willie Dixon. (Web site)
  3. He saved some of his best riffs for tunes he recorded with Muddy Waters, and my favorite is his solo on Muddy’s I Just Want To Make Love To You.

Songwriter

  1. A producer, songwriter, bassist, and singer, he helped Muddy Waters, Howlin' Wolf, Little Walter, and others find their most commercially successful voices. (Web site)

Guitarist

  1. Jimmy Rogers was the guitarist around which the Muddy Waters band turned. (Web site)

James Brown

  1. Coming out of the streets of Chicago, Vaughn was raised on Muddy Waters and Howlin' Wolf, black Top 40 and James Brown. (Web site)
  2. The album's cover tunes, including songs by James Brown and Marvin Gaye as well as Muddy Waters and Guitar Slim, round out the menu.

Records

  1. So the old acoustic blues guys like Skip James and really early Muddy Waters, Fred MacDowell, and Son House, those records seem to me really sublime.
  2. Jimi's early exposure to Blues music came from listening to records by Muddy Waters and Lightnin Hopkins with his father.
  3. Paul recorded a number of records with Muddy Waters for the legendary Chess Records label in Chicago.

Time

  1. By the time he died, in 1982, he had become one of the great bluesmen, up there with Blind Lemon Jefferson, Robert Johnson, and Muddy Waters. (Web site)
  2. The word on the street at that time led Lomax to Muddy Waters. (Web site)
  3. I've tried to stay up in time with whatever's going on around me, and I don't have to just sing three-chord songs like Muddy Waters and John Lee Hooker.

Albums

  1. Diddley subsequently jammed on albums by Chuck Berry and Muddy Waters and appeared infrequently at rock festivals. (Web site)
  2. Winter was responsible for producing the albums that put Muddy Waters back in the limelight, garnering the legendary Bluesman his first Grammy awards. (Web site)

Book

  1. This book is recommended to all musicologists, and any fans of Muddy Waters, or Buddy Guy.
  2. The book begins with rock's birth from the blues, covering masters like Robert Johnson and Muddy Waters. (Web site)

Wolf

  1. But you can't drive down the street and hear Muddy Waters or the Wolf or John Lee Hooker on those stations. (Web site)

Eric Clapton

  1. I am still of the opinion that Eric Clapton is greatest British blues artist, Muddy Waters referred to him as his adopted son, which is good enough for me. (Web site)

Electric Guitar

  1. The electric guitar takes hold with the blues recordings of T-Bone Walker, John Lee Hooker and Muddy Waters and will soon become a centerpiece in R&B. (Web site)
  2. It has also been noted that Minnie was among the first to play the electric guitar in 1943, at least one year before Muddy Waters did. (Web site)

John Lee

  1. He formed a loose partnership on many sessions with John Lee "Sonny Boy" Williamson that has been likened to that of Muddy Waters and Little Walter. (Web site)

King

  1. After that, I got into listening to other records that I found in the house, like Muddy Waters and B.B. King. (Web site)
  2. Predictably, I suppose, B.B. King and Muddy Waters headed the list of blues musicians. (Web site)
  3. Major influences on Kelly's playing style during this stage of his musical development include B.B. King, Muddy Waters, and Johnny Christian.

Bluesman

  1. Rush was inspired to become a bluesman after he moved to Chicago in the late forties and saw Muddy Waters and Howlin' Wolf perform.
  2. Wilson, who records on Windham Hill, was inspired by a bluesman he calls his second father: Muddy Waters. (Web site)

Name

  1. In between Diddley dates and tours, James also found time to wax discs with Buddy Guy, Muddy Waters and Sonny Boy Williamson II, to name just a few. (Web site)
  2. Though his name is never touted as much as Robert Johnson or Muddy Waters, Sonny Boy Williamson was one of the great bluesmen. (Web site)
  3. The name doesn't resonate like Big Joe Turner, Muddy Waters, John Lee Hooker or Wynonie Harris, because his career never took off to that extent. (Web site)

Honey Bee

  1. Unfortunately not included in this set, the hit would later be covered by Muddy Waters as Honey Bee. (Web site)
  2. This song, with its double-entendre lyrics became successful in its many renditions and was later covered by Muddy Waters under the title "Honey Bee". (Web site)

Electrifying

  1. Muddy Waters transformed the soul of the rural South into the sound of the city, electrifying the blues at a pivotal point in the early postwar period. (Web site)

Albert Collins

  1. While you may not get it exactly right, one can imitate Muddy Waters and Buddy Guy and Clapton; just try to imitate Albert Collins, and you will be humbled.
  2. Howlin' Wolf, Muddy Waters and Albert Collins, people like that, were still with us.

Telecaster

  1. I don't remember if he used a Telecaster on the Muddy Waters tune, but I won't be surprised. (Web site)

Bonnie Raitt

  1. His life and work would later influence the growth and talent of famous musicians such as Muddy Waters, Bonnie Raitt, Red Hot Chili Peppers and even Elvis.

Blues Guitarist

  1. In live performances, Winter often tells the story about how, as a child, he dreamed of playing with the blues guitarist Muddy Waters. (Web site)
  2. Instead, he is more akin to Les Paul or Muddy Waters, a blues guitarist who values the instrument over international stardom. (Web site)
  3. Perhaps the blues guitarist who influenced Clapton the most is Muddy Waters. (Web site)

Ray Charles

  1. His favorite style of music is the blues and his pantheon of heroes includes Johnson, Muddy Waters, Edgar Winter and Ray Charles.

Junior Parker

  1. He died at only 28 years of age, but his work strongly influenced such singers as Sonny Boy Williamson; Muddy Waters; Howling Wolf and Junior Parker.

Bessie Smith

  1. And, to be fair, they have the artists, everyone from Bessie Smith to Robert Johnson, and Muddy Waters to Mississippi John Hurt.

Maxwell Street

  1. Maxwell Street represents the Chicago neighborhood in which blues first flourished; such legends as Muddy Waters got their start there.

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