Later on he sent me two copies of the pressing and a check for twenty bucks, and I carried that record up to the corner and put it on the jukebox. His funeral was held on May 4, 1983. [70], American blues singer and guitarist (1913-1983), "His thick heavy voice, the dark colouration of his tone, and his firm, almost solid, personality were all clearly derived from House," wrote the music historian, CS1 maint: BOT: original-url status unknown (, sfn error: no target: CITEREFO'NealVan_Singel2002 (, sfn error: no target: CITEREFWhitburn1996 (, Best Ethnic or Traditional Folk Recording, "Muddy Waters: Celebrating a Great Blues Musician", "What's on View at the Delta Blues Museum", "Ebony, Chicago, Southern, and Harlem: The Mayo Williams Indies", "Show 4 – The Tribal Drum: The Rise of Rhythm and Blues. We opened up in Leeds, England. So I got all of my good moaning and trembling going on for me right out of church,"[14] he recalled. [44] It was the most successful album of Muddy Waters' career, reaching number 70 on the Billboard 200. Todas sus bandas fueron un quién-es-quién de los grandes del Chicago blues: Little Walter, Big Walter Horton, James Cotton, Junior Wells, Carey Bell en la armónica, Willie Dixon en el bajo, Otis Spann, Pinetop Perkins en el piano, Buddy Guy en la guitarra, entre otros. Throngs of blues musicians and fans attended his funeral at Restvale Cemetery in Alsip, Illinois. [33], In the 1960s, Muddy Waters' performances continued to introduce a new generation to Chicago blues. [12][13], He had his first introduction to music in church: "I used to belong to church. By the end of his lifetime, Waters had garnered six Grammys as well as countless other honors. Led Zeppelin also covered it on their debut album. Today would be Muddy Waters’ 102nd birthday, so our ABS staff (especially JD Nash!) Sus giras por Inglaterra a principios de la década de 1960 marcaron, posiblemente, el primer antecedente de una banda amplificada haciendo algo cercano al hard rock allí (uno de los críticos presentes señaló que se retiró al baño a escribir su reseña, ya que la música estaba demasiado alta). [11] The remains of the cabin on Stovall Plantation where he lived in his youth are now at the Delta Blues Museum in Clarksdale, Mississippi. It was profound guitar playing, deep and simple ... more country blues transposed to the electric guitar, the kind of playing that enhanced the lyrics, gave profundity to the words themselves."[68]. [21] Later that year, he began recording for Aristocrat Records, a newly formed label run by the brothers Leonard and Phil Chess. [63], In 2008, a Mississippi Blues Trail marker has been placed in Clarksdale, Mississippi, by the Mississippi Blues Commission designating the site of Muddy Waters' cabin. [67], Following his death, fellow blues musician B.B. Born: 4-Apr-1915 Birthplace: Rolling Fork, MS Died: 30-Apr-1983 Location of death: Westmont, IL Cause of death: Heart Failure … Battle over Muddy Waters’ Estate Rages on 35 Years After His Death Alleged mismanaged royalties are at the center of the conflict. But when it first came out, it started selling like wild, and then they started sending them back. [61] In 2017, a ten stories-mural commissioned as a part of the Chicago Blues Festival and designed by Brazilian artist Eduardo Kobra was painted on the side of the building at 17 North State Street, at the corner of State and Washington Streets. Muddy Waters was a man, ... That’s how he passed the time during the months before his death –– “enjoying the fruits of his labor,” as his manager, Scott Cameron, put it. Muddy Waters died in his sleep from heart failure, at his home in Westmont, Illinois, on April 30, 1983, from cancer-related complications. He felt obliged to electrify his sound in Chicago because, he said, "When I went into the clubs, the first thing I wanted was an amplifier. [5] He was recorded in Mississippi by Alan Lomax for the Library of Congress in 1941. Otras canciones características de Muddy Waters son "Long Distance Call", "Mannish Boy" o "I've Got My Mojo Working", compuesta por Preston Foster. "Hoochie Coochie Man", was covered by Allman Brothers Band, Humble Pie, Steppenwolf, Supertramp and Fear. [20] In 1944, he bought his first electric guitar and then formed his first electric combo. In 1958, he traveled to England, laying the foundations of the resurgence of interest in the blues there. He was joined onstage by Johnny Winter and Buddy Miles, and played classics like "Mannish Boy", "Trouble No More", and "Mojo Working" to a new generation of fans. Muddy Waters vcl-1, speech-2, gtr; Little Walter speech-1, hca; Ernest ‘Big’ Crawford bass Chicago, Mon. Entre sus admiradores prominentes en la escena rhythm & blues inglesa de los años 60 sobresalen los Rolling Stones, quienes se bautizaron con ese nombre por la canción de Waters de 1948 "Rollin' Stone", también conocida como "Catfish Blues".[1]​. [39] The Super Super Blues Band united Wolf and Waters, who had a long-standing rivalry. Eric Clapton was a big fan of Muddy Waters while growing up, and his music influenced Clapton's music career. [64] He also received a plaque on the Clarksdale Walk of Fame. The rivalry was, in part, stoked by Willie Dixon providing songs to both artists, with Wolf suspecting that Muddy was getting Dixon's best songs. Muddy Waters' music has influenced various American music genres, including rock and roll and rock music. Just played it and played it and said, 'I can do it, I can do it'. His sound reflected the optimism of postwar African Americans. In 1967, he re-recorded several blues standards with Bo Diddley, Little Walter, and Howlin' Wolf, which were marketed as Super Blues and The Super Super Blues Band albums in Chess' attempt to reach a rock audience. He stated that he was born in Rolling Fork, Mississippi, in 1915, but other evidence suggests that he was born in Jug's Corner, in neighboring Issaquena County, in 1913. Muddy Waters (1913–1983) was an American blues artist widely considered to be one of the most important figures in post–World War II Chicago blues. "[14] He started playing his songs in joints near his hometown, mostly on a plantation owned by Colonel William Howard Stovall.[15]. "[42], Nonetheless, six months later he recorded a follow-up album, After the Rain, which had a similar sound and featured many of the same musicians. According to the heirs, the answer was in Cameron's financial records. La forma de tocar de Waters es altamente característica dado su uso del slide. [30] However, by the late 1950s, his singles success had come to an end, with only "Close to You" reaching the chart in 1958. In August 1941,[7] Alan Lomax went to Stovall, Mississippi, on behalf of the Library of Congress to record various country blues musicians. Muddy Waters' songs have been featured in long-time fan Martin Scorsese's movies, including The Color of Money, Goodfellas, and Casino. [54], Muddy Waters and his longtime wife, Geneva Wade (a first cousin of R. L. Burnside) were married in Lexington, Mississippi, in 1940. "[45] Nevertheless, the album won another Grammy, again for Best Ethnic or Traditional Recording. Muddy Waters ha sido ubicado en el puesto # 17 de la lista de los más grandes artistas de todos los tiempos realizado por la revista Rolling Stone. Muddy Waters died in his sleep from heart failure, at his home in Westmont, Illinois, on April 30, 1983, from cancer-related complications. -2 Chess 1441 (Ebony Boogie) Part of the intro to U7275 is missing on some issues. Grant gave him the nickname "Muddy" at an early age because he loved to play in the muddy water of nearby Deer Creek. Couldn't nobody hear you with an acoustic." The album was a follow-up to the previous year's The London Howlin' Wolf Sessions. Muddy Waters grew up on Stovall Plantation near Clarksdale, Mississippi, and by age 17 was playing the guitar and the harmonica, emulating the local blues artists Son House and Robert Johnson. Con su voz rica y profunda y su carismática personalidad, apoyado por un gran grupo de estrellas, Waters pronto se convirtió en la figura más reconocible del Chicago blues, y B.B. Muddy Waters became a powerful influencer for rock and roll bands, from the Rolling Stones--who named themselves after Muddy’s recording I Am A Rolling Stone, ... 1982 Death. [6][7] In 1943, he moved to Chicago to become a full-time professional musician. [41] The album proved controversial; although it reached number 127 on the Billboard 200 album chart, it was scorned by many critics, and eventually disowned by Muddy Waters himself: That Electric Mud record I did, that one was dogshit. His funeral was held on May 4, 1983. When Muddy died in 1983 the entire music industry mourned. [55] Eric Clapton served as best man at their wedding in 1979. Eric Clapton es un gran admirador de Waters, quien fue una importante influencia en sus años formativos. McKinley Morganfield (April 4, 1913 – April 30, 1983),[1][2] known professionally as Muddy Waters, was an American blues singer-songwriter and musician who was an important figure in the post-war blues scene, and is often cited as the "father of modern Chicago blues". Letra Traducida de LP - Muddy Waters a español. Muddy Waters. compiled a list of interesting ‘hidden gem’ facts about the life and legacy of Muddy Waters and those who, inspired by his accomplishments, used his innovative music to help change the world! Las grabaciones de Waters de finales de los 50 y principios de los 60 son particularmente notables. [18] He lived with a relative for a short period while driving a truck and working in a factory by day and performing at night. Esta página se editó por última vez el 29 oct 2020 a las 11:17. Death. From 1977 to 1981, blues musician Johnny Winter, who had idolized Muddy Waters since childhood and who had become a friend,[47][48] produced four albums of his, all on the Blue Sky Records label: the studio albums Hard Again (1977), I'm Ready (1978) and King Bee (1981), and the live album Muddy "Mississippi" Waters – Live (1979). Fathers and Sons had an all-star backing band that included Michael Bloomfield and Paul Butterfield, longtime fans whose desire to play with him was the impetus for the album. [8] In the 1930s and 1940s, before his rise to fame, the year of his birth was reported as 1913 on his marriage license, recording notes, and musicians' union card. Later in 1972, he flew to England to record the album The London Muddy Waters Sessions. In 1993, Paul Rodgers released the album titled ‘Muddy Water Blues: A Tribute to Muddy Waters’ in order to honor the late musician. 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Gradually, Chess relented, and by September 1953 he was recording with one of the most acclaimed blues groups in history: Little Walter Jacobs on harmonica, Jimmy Rogers on guitar, Elga Edmonds (also known as Elgin Evans) on drums, and Otis Spann on piano. He is buried next to his wife, Geneva. His grandmother, who raised Waters following the death of his mother in 1918, called him "Muddy" after his habit of playing in a shallow creek nearby their home. Muddy Waters peels back the layers, often built up by seemingly respected but sycophantic law firms, auditors, and venal managements. John P. Hammond told Guitar World magazine, "Muddy was a master of just the right notes. Waters ayudó a Chuck Berry a conseguir su primer contrato de grabación. [26] It was, as Ken Chang wrote in his AllMusic review, flooded with "contentious studio banter [...] more entertaining than the otherwise unmemorable music from this stylistic train wreck". MUDDY WATERS es una canción de LP que se estrenó el 17 de junio de 2016, este tema está incluido dentro del disco Death Valley - EP. [66], The British band The Rolling Stones named themselves after Muddy Waters' 1950 song "Rollin' Stone". In 1971, a show at Mister Kelly's, an upmarket Chicago nightclub, was recorded and released, signalling both Muddy Waters's return to form and the completion of his transfer to white audiences. One of Led Zeppelin's biggest hits, "Whole Lotta Love", is based on the Muddy Waters hit "You Need Love" (written by Willie Dixon). [10] "Waters" was added years later, as he began to play harmonica and perform locally in his early teens. At his funeral at Restvale Cemetery in Alsip, Illinois, throngs of blues musicians and fans showed up to pay tribute to one of the true originals of the art form. Su primera grabación para Chess Records mostraba a Waters en guitarra y voces, apoyado por un contrabajo. [34] At the Newport Jazz Festival, he recorded one of the first live blues albums, At Newport 1960, and his performance of "Got My Mojo Working" was nominated for a Grammy award. En septiembre de 2015, la canción "Muddy Waters" fue lanzada como primer sencillo del cuarto álbum de estudio de LP, Lost on You. In 2017, his youngest son, Joseph "Mojo" Morganfield, began publicly performing the blues, occasionally with his brothers.[57]. "I sold the last horse that we had. [14]. [16] The complete recordings were reissued by Chess Records on CD as Muddy Waters: The Complete Plantation Recordings. 1. Joyy Inc. MW is Short Joyy Inc. (YY US) While trawling the sewers of the world’s capital markets … Muddy Waters died in his sleep from heart failure, at his home in Westmont, Illinois, on April 30, 1983, from cancer-related complications. [19] Big Bill Broonzy, then one of the leading bluesmen in Chicago, had Muddy open his shows in the rowdy clubs where Broonzy played. [56], His sons, Larry "Mud" Morganfield and Big Bill Morganfield, are also blues singers and musicians. [citation needed], In 1981 ZZ Top guitarist Billy Gibbons went to visit the Delta Blues Museum in Clarksdale with The Blues magazine founder Jim O'Neal. In the early 1930s, Muddy Waters accompanied Big Joe Williams on tours of the Delta, playing harmonica. Waters was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame as a coach in 2000. Frank "Muddy" Waters (January 30, 1923 – September 20, 2006) was an American football player and coach. We are kneeling at the rivers edge and tempting All the steps to follow closer right behind The performance was made available on DVD in 2009 by Shout! I had my amplifier and Spann and I was going to do a Chicago thing. King lo recordaría como el "Jefe de Chicago". [20] [21] En junio de 2016, la canción apareció en una escena violenta e intensa del capítulo final de la cuarta temporada de la serie original de Netflix, Orange is the New Black.También apareció en los avances del programa de NBC, Shades of Blue. Su figura y su sonido fueron, del mismo modo, una de las máximas inspiraciones para la escena del blues británico, que comenzó a despuntar en el Reino Unido hacia principios de la década de 1960. Both sessions were eventually released by Testament Records as Down on Stovall's Plantation. Muddy Waters Research LLC is an American privately held due diligence based investment firm that conducts investigative research on public companies while also taking investment positions that reflect their research. El gran éxito de Led Zeppelin "Whole Lotta Love" está basado en la canción de Muddy Waters "You Need Love", que fue escrita por Willie Dixon, quien escribió algunas de las canciones más famosas: "I Just Want to Make Love to You", "I'm your Hoochie Coochie Man" y "I'm Ready". Willie Dixon said that "There was quite a few people around singing the blues but most of them was singing all sad blues. Jimi Hendrix recalled that "I first heard him as a little boy and it scared me to death". King told Guitar World magazine, "It's going to be years and years before most people realize how greatly he contributed to American music." In the early 1950s, Muddy Waters and his band—Little Walter Jacobs on harmonica, Jimmy Rogers on guitar, Elga Edmonds (also known as Elgin Evans) on drums and Otis Spann on piano—recorded several blues classics, some with the bassist and songwriter Willie Dixon. "[6] Lomax came back in July 1942 to record him again. On April 30, 1983 Muddy Waters died in his sleep from heart failure, at his home in Westmont, Illinois. [65], On June 25, 2019, The New York Times Magazine listed Muddy Waters among hundreds of artists whose material was reportedly destroyed in the 2008 Universal fire. After his death, a lengthy court battle ensued between his heirs and Scott Cameron, his former manager. Years later, he traveled to Florida and met his future wife, 19-year-old Marva Jean Brooks, whom he nicknamed "Sunshine". [46] In November 1976 he appeared as a featured special guest at The Band's Last Waltz farewell concert, and in the subsequent 1978 feature film documentary of the event. He died after suffering a heart attack on April 30, 1983. [51][52] A DVD version of the performance was released in 2012. An' if you change my sound, then you gonna change the whole man." [62]The Chicago suburb of Westmont, where he lived the last decade of his life, named a section of Cass Avenue near his home "Honorary Muddy Waters Way". He is buried next to his wife, Geneva. McKinley Morganfield (April 4, 1913 – April 30, 1983), known by his stage name Muddy Waters, was an American blues musician who is often cited as the "father of modern Chicago blues". The Historic 1941–42 Library of Congress Field Recordings in 1993 and remastered in 1997. In 1946, he recorded his first records for Columbia Records and then for Aristocrat Records, a newly formed label run by the brothers Leonard and Phil Chess. [43], Later in 1969, he recorded and released the album Fathers and Sons, which featured a return to his classic Chicago blues sound. He later recalled arriving in Chicago as the single most momentous event in his life. I was definitely too loud for them. [22] Soon after, Aristocrat changed its name to Chess Records. This was in no small part due to devotees like the Stones and Clapton, with whom he performed in the years just prior his death in 1983. Gaining custody of his three children, Joseph, Renee, and Rosalind, he moved them into his home, eventually buying a new house in Westmont, Illinois. Latest Reports. In 1993, Paul Rodgers released the album Muddy Water Blues: A Tribute to Muddy Waters, on which he covered a number of his songs, including "Louisiana Blues", "Rollin' Stone", "(I'm your) Hoochie Coochie Man" and "I'm Ready" in collaboration with guitarists such as Gary Moore, Brian May and Jeff Beck. The judge appointed Waters’ daughter, Mercy Morganfield, administrator of Waters’ estate. A 1970s recording of his mid-'50s hit "Mannish Boy" was used in the films Goodfellas, Better Off Dead, Risky Business, and the rockumentary The Last Waltz.