Muddy Waters

(McKinley Morganfield)
blues singer
Born: 4/4/1915
Birthplace: Rolling Fork, Mississippi

Blues singer and guitarist who plugged in Delta blues and is considered one of rock's most influential musicians. Though he never enjoyed huge commercial success, Waters inspired the likes of Bob Dylan, Elvis Presley and Mick Jagger. His recordings include “Rollin' Stone” (1948), “I Just Wanna Make Love to You” (1954), and “Got My Mojo Working” (1954).

Died: 4/30/1983

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