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Muddy Waters

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Born: Apr 4, 1915 in Rolling Fork, MS
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Died: Apr 30, 1983 in Chicago, IL
Genre: Blues
Biography: Muddy Waters was the single most important artist to emerge in post-war American blues. A peerless singer, a gifted songwriter, an able guitarist, and leader of one of the strongest bands in the genre (which became a proving ground for a number of musicians who would become legends in their own right), ...Read full biography
At Newport
Released: 1960
Label: Universal Distribution
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For many back in the early '60s, this was their first exposure to live recorded blues, and it's still pretty damn impressive some 40-plus years down the line. Muddy, with a band featuring Otis Spann, James ...Read full review
Muddy Waters Live At Newport 1960 [Bonus Track]
Released: 1960
Label: Geffen
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For many back in the early '60s, this was their first exposure to live recorded blues, and it's still pretty damn impressive some 40-plus years down the line. Muddy, with a band featuring Otis Spann, ...Read full review
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