Muddy Waters

Muddy Waters

American blues musician (1913–1983)
The giant of postwar blues, who eloquently defined Chicago's swaggering, Delta-rooted sound with his declamatory vocals and piercing slide guitar.
BornApril 4, 1913
HometownIssaquena County, Mississippi, United States of America
Net worth$5 million
Height5'9" (1.75m)
SpouseMarva Jean Brooks (m 1979 - 1983)
ChildrenMud Morganfield , Big Bill Morganfield
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Videos

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The River Ganges in India has risen to potentially dangerous levels in Bihar, amid heavy rains. Officials have warned locals against bathing in the river in many areas, with waters much deeper and faster than normal. The muddy waters are also raising concerns about silt management.
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MOVIES & TV SHOWS

The Last Waltz
The Last Waltz
PG
1h 57min
1978

Albums

Hoochie Coochie Man: Complete Chess Masters, Vol. 2: 1952-1958
Hoochie Coochie Man: Complete Chess Masters, Vol. 2: 1952-1958
2004
Chess Box
Chess Box
1990
I'm Ready
I'm Ready
1978
Muddy Waters: Live (At Mr. Kelly's)
Muddy Waters: Live (At Mr. Kelly's)
1971
Sail On
Sail On
1969
Down on Stovall's Plantation
Down on Stovall's Plantation
1966
Folk Singer
Folk Singer
1964
Rough Guide to Muddy Waters: Country Blues
Rough Guide to Muddy Waters: Country Blues
2010
Blow Blues Blow
Blow Blues Blow
2010
I'm Ready [Proper]
I'm Ready [Proper]
2009
Classic Concerts [DVD]
Classic Concerts [DVD]
2005
You're Gonna Miss Me When I'm Gone
You're Gonna Miss Me When I'm Gone
2002
Best of Muddy Waters [Classic World]
Best of Muddy Waters [Classic World]
2002
Muddy Waters [Dressed to Kill]
Muddy Waters [Dressed to Kill]
2001
Mississippi Rollin' Stone [SRI]
Mississippi Rollin' Stone [SRI]
2000
Got My Mojo Working [Delta]
Got My Mojo Working [Delta]
2000
Essential Collection
Essential Collection
2000
From Mississippi to Chicago
From Mississippi to Chicago
1999
His Best, 1947 to 1955
His Best, 1947 to 1955
1997
Hoochie Coochie Man Live!
Hoochie Coochie Man Live!
1996
Muddy Waters at Newport/Muddy Waters Live
Muddy Waters at Newport/Muddy Waters Live
1996
I'm Ready Live!
I'm Ready Live!
1995
Charly Blues Legends Live, Vol. 2: Muddy Waters, Chicago 19
Charly Blues Legends Live, Vol. 2: Muddy Waters, Chicago 19
1995
Collaboration
Collaboration
1995
Chicago Blues Masters, Vol. 1
Chicago Blues Masters, Vol. 1
1995