Muddy Waters: Show 206


Get your boots on it’s about to get muddy all up in here! Muddy Waters, born McKinley Morganfield (April 4, 1913-April 30, 1983), in Mississippi, is considered the Father of the Chicago Blues.

Muddy was first recorded by Allen Lomax for the Library of Congress in 1941.  The $20 in his pocket and a pressed record in hand was just enough for Muddy to believe in his art.   “I carried that record up to the corner and put it on the jukebox. Just played it and played it and said, ‘I can do it, I can do it.”

Along with Muddy tonight, hear some good old classics from Bo Carter, Sonny Boy Williamson, Albert King, Johnny Shines and more…

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One thought on “Muddy Waters: Show 206

  1. Love your snarply critter in the leaves! Minneapolis has some cool blues players, although most of them live over in St. Paul, near the Wabasha Caves. One famous guy retired this Easter: Spider John
    Koerner. Thanks for the page. Wish I could drink coffee. Looks yummy. Stay well, Boosie. ..

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