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  Muddy Waters - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Waters was first recorded on a Mississippi Delta plantation by Alan Lomax for the Library of Congress in 1941.
Waters' own guitar playing was gaining notoriety due to his use of the bottleneck on electric guitar; his style was heavily influenced by Robert Johnson's acoustic style.
Muddy Waters died quietly in his sleep on April 30, 1983 at his home in Westmont, Illinois at the age of 68 (or 70, depending on the source for his birthdate) and is buried in the Restvale Cemetery in Alsip, Illinois near Chicago.
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 American Masters . Muddy Waters | PBS
Muddy Waters was born McKinley A. Morganfield on April 4, 1913 at a small enclave in Issaquena County, Mississippi known as Jug's Corner.
Muddy's mother died when he was very young, and her mother raised him.
Muddy's classic band lineup was rounded out in 1951, with Elgin Evans replacing Foster on the drums, and by the addition of Otis Spann on piano.
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 Fender Players Club - Muddy Waters
McKinley Morganfield – Muddy Waters – was perhaps the most influential electric blues guitarist, and a guitarist whose influence extended far beyond the blues, to the world of rock music and every genre where the basic band setup of electric guitar, bass and drums can be found.
Muddy Waters continued recording, touring and collaborating with other musicians throughout the ‘70s and up until his death in 1983 ended his 40-year career.
Muddy played various electrified hollowbody guitars before eventually settling on the red Telecaster® that would be his signature guitar for most of his career.
www.fenderplayersclub.com /artists_lounge/hall_of_legends/muddy.htm   (657 words)

 Muddy Waters Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-20)
He was born McKinley Morganfield-Muddy Waters is a nickname given him in childhood-in the tiny hamlet of Rolling Fork, Mississippi, on April 4, 1915, but from the age of three, when his mother died, was raised by his maternal grandmother in Clarksdale, a small town one hundred miles to the north.
Waters' regular second guitarist during this period was the empathetic, almost telepathic Jimmy Rogers whose deft, rhythmically unerring playing was unparalleled in the modern blues.
Waters, his cohorts and immediate followers had limned definitively the contours of the style, and it was they who extended and reworked the idiom, bringing it to its highest levels.
www.shanepruitt.com /muddy_waters.html   (1565 words)

 Trail of the Hellhound: Muddy Waters
Waters fell under the sway of Delta guitarist Robert Johnson, whom he saw on the front porch of Hirsberg's Drugstore in Friars Point and whose records he played on his jukebox.
Waters returned to the Delta in 1949 with a trio composed of Jacobs, Rogers, and himself.
Muddy Waters died April 30, 1983, and is buried in Chicago.
www.cr.nps.gov /delta/blues/people/muddy_waters.htm   (713 words)

 Muddy Waters
Waters was renowned for his blues-playing prowess across the Delta, but that was about it until 1943, when he left for the bright lights of Chicago.
By the mid-'40s, Waters' slide skills were becoming a recognized entity on Chicago's South side, where he shared a stage or two with pianists Sunnyland Slim and Eddie Boyd, and guitarist Blue Smitty.
That was also the year that Muddy Waters and Spann made their first sojourn to England, where his electrified guitar horrified sedate Britishers accustomed to the folksy homilies of Big Bill Broonzy.
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 Muddy Waters
Muddy was greatly influenced by early exposure to some of the great blues men such as Son House, Willie Brown, and Robert Johnson.
Muddy Waters is credited as the patriarch of post-World War II Chicago blues and provided a link between deep Mississippi Delta blues and the hard-edged, urban and electric Chicago blues.
The Muddy Water's song 'Honey Bee' served as Peter Green's initiation to the blues; Green described it as 'very spare and together'.
www.fleetwoodmac.net /penguin/muddy.htm   (356 words)

 Muddy Waters   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-20)
Waters playing is highly characteristic due to his use of the bottleneck on electric guitar.
Waters helped Chuck Berry[For more facts and a topic of this subject, click this link] get his first record contract.
Led zeppelin was a british band noted for their innovative, influential approach to heavy blues-rock and as one of the most popular and influential bands of all...
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/m/mu/muddy_waters.htm   (1804 words)

 Waters, Muddy - Hutchinson encyclopedia article about Waters, Muddy
One of the last of the great country blues singers and one of the first major players of modern Chicago blues, he was raised on the Stovall Plantation in Clarksdale, Mississippi, where he began playing harmonica and guitar while working as a sharecropper.
Muddy Waters was born in Rolling Fork, Mississippi.
In 1941–42, he was recorded by Alan Lomax, the folklorist of the Library of Congress, and, encouraged by this experience, he moved to Chicago, Illinois, in 1943 to seek a career in music.
encyclopedia.farlex.com /Waters,+Muddy   (390 words)

 Muddy Waters
Muddy Waters was born April 4, 1935 in Rolling Fork, Mississippi.
And Muddy was not one to let marriage get in the way when it came to his pursuing what he loved.
Muddy Waters (14 April 1915-30 April 1983), born McKinley A. Morganfield, was a sharecropping Mississippi bluesman, who became the premier bluesman and bandleader among Chicago numerous blues singers and wailers.
www.nathanielturner.com /muddywaters.htm   (1754 words)

 Muddy Waters - 'Got My Mojo Working'
Muddy Waters learned the blues from Son House in the Mississippi Delta, and he - and his records - taught the music to artists ranging from Junior Wells to the Rolling Stones.
Muddy's achievement was more than an electrical amplification of the blues, though he did that too.
Muddy Waters defined the electric blues band, creating a distinctly American music that dominated popular culture in the latter half of the twentieth century.
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 Muddy Waters   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-20)
Water has many unusual properties that are critical for life: it is a good solvent and has high surface tension.
Water is a very good solvent and dissolves many types of substances, such as various salts and sugar, and facilitates their chemical interaction, which aids complex metabolisms.
MUDdy Waters: The Captain's log from one vessel in a sprawling sea of MU*s.
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 Technorati Tag: Muddy Waters
Muddy Waters Newport 1960 DVD out May 23rd....
Muddy Waters, he was born in Rolling Fork, Mississippi in 1915.
Muddy Waters Guitar Tab Books and Videos Chord Melody Guitar Music offers a unique selection of tab books with CDs and instructional videos by Muddy Waters, Etta Baker, Buddy Guy, Elmore James, B.B. King and others.
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 Muddy Waters, Muddy Waters Guitar Tab
Muddy Waters went from pickin' cotton in Mississippi to pickin' electric guitar in Chicago, and created many of the great Chicago blues classics.
Together with Willie Dixon, Jimmy Rogers and Little Walter, the Muddy Waters Band lay the foundation for the birth to Rock N Roll.
Muddy Waters - Deep Blues and Good News* Guitar School (Lessons with exact transcriptions in notes and tab).
www.bluesforpeace.com /muddy_waters.htm   (331 words)

 Muddy Waters, a Mississippi musician
Muddy Waters was one of the fathers of Chicago blues and a key figure in the history of blues.
Waters was so excited after his very first recording was made that he played his own copy of the record in the jukebox over and over again.
Muddy Waters was one of the main creators of postwar Chicago blues and a central figure in blues history.
www.shs.starkville.k12.ms.us /mswm/MSWritersAndMusicians/musicians/Waters.html   (1434 words)

 McKinley Morganfield a/k/a Muddy "Mississippi" Waters
Muddy had moved to Chicago during the war and recorded “Mean Red Spider” in 1946, but it wasn’t until 1948 that things started coming together as Leonard Chess and Muddy created “The Chicago Sound”.
Muddy’s bottleneck is gone.Walter’s harp is heavily amplified and does a call and response with Otis’ piano while Jimmy Rogers lays back and keeps it going.
Muddy’s band always delivered, but the records were weak and you might go to see him and never hear ANY slide.
www.slidingdelta.com /bluesmen/muddywaters.html   (792 words)

 Muddy Waters
This amplification and big beat sound, mixed with the traditional style and then layered with Muddy’s earthy vocals and bottleneck guitar style proved to be a wickedly successful mix.
Muddy broke out of Chicago in 1951 with this sound, quickly earning the title, ‘Grand Ole’ Man’ of the blues.
Muddy Waters died in Chicago on April 30, 1984.
www.fortunecity.com /tinpan/metal/580/muddywaters.html   (237 words)

 Muddy Waters
Partially salvaging this barren period in his discography was the Fathers and Sons project, also done in 1969 for Chess, which paired Muddy Waters and Spann with local youngbloods Paul Butterfield and Mike Bloomfield in a multi-generational celebration of legitimate Chicago blues.
After a period of steady touring worldwide but little standout recording activity, Waters' studio fortunes were resuscitated by another of his legion of disciples, guitarist Johnny Winter.
Signed to Blue Sky, a Columbia subsidiary, Waters found himself during the making of the first LP, Hard Again; backed by pianist Pinetop Perkins, drummer Willie Smith, and guitarist Bob Margolin from his touring band; Cotton on harp; and Winter's slam-bang guitar, Waters roared like a lion who had just awoken from a long nap.
www.myguitarsolo.com /Players/MuddyWaters.htm   (1620 words)

 Muddy Waters: Science News Online, May 21, 2005
Between the land slowly sinking and the water rising, Louisiana each hour is losing ground equal to two football fields.
Together, these large dams are capable of holding back about 6,500 cubic kilometers of water, about 15 percent of the water volume carried by the world's rivers each year.
Reidy and her colleagues recently tallied the dams on the world's large river systems—systems that, if undammed, would have an average flow rate of 350 cubic meters per second in at least one place along the river or its tributaries.
www.sciencenews.org /articles/20050521/bob9.asp   (2347 words)

 Muddy Waters   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-20)
Read about some of the Muddy Waters dogs and their owners...
Born into a sharecropper family on the Mississippi Delta in 1915, Waters was raised by his grandmother following the death of his mother when he was three.
Muddy was greatly influenced by early exposure to some of the great blues men such as Son...
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 Clearing Muddy Pond Waters
Muddy water reduces fish food availability, and interferes with the ability of fish to see and catch prey.
Muddy waters favor blue-green algae and bacterial growth, which can impart a bad flavor to drinking water and food fish.
However, alum may lower the pH, increase acidity, and in soft water (less than 20 mg calcium carbonate) should be used in combination with limestone (at a 1:0.5 ratio of alum:calcium carbonate) to buffer the water from drastic changes in acidity.
www.ext.vt.edu /pubs/fisheries/420-250/420-250.html   (638 words)

 Amazon.com: Muddy "Mississippi" Waters Live: Music: Muddy Waters   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-20)
The drums and the bass may have been left a little too much in the background at times, but the vocals, the guitars, the harmonica and the piano are superbly crisp and clear, notably better than on the original CD release.
Stripped of the record label presence, and allowed to do their thing, this is a more accurate reading of just how incendiary Muddy Waters and his band were on any given night.
Muddy Waters was so importnat to post WW2 music that you ought to seek out any of his recordings.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/B0000C0FHN?v=glance   (1489 words)

 Amazon.ca: Muddy Waters - Live At The Chicago Blues Festival 1981: DVD   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-20)
The late Muddy Waters was one of the finest and most influential blues performers of all time -- just ask The Rolling Stones, who took their name from one of his songs.
On this video, Muddy was captured in fine form onstage at the Chicago Blues Festival, with friend and collaborator Johnny Winter sitting in on guitar; songs include Mannish Boy and I'm A King Bee.
Muddy is the MASTER, and it is worth the money just to see the look on his face when the amazing Johnny Winter comes on stage to save him from the horrible pick-up band he has behind him.
www.amazon.ca /exec/obidos/ASIN/B00005UM2Q   (420 words)

 FindLaw's Writ - Sachs: Muddy Waters
The station propels water uphill from a drainage canal containing Broward County's urban run-off into a 915 square mile Everglades conservation area, which is leased in perpetuity to the Miccosukee Tribe.
The Court's remand for further fact-finding muddies the waters, however, because it suggests that courts must engage in a highly fact-specific hydrological inquiry about whether waters are distinct or co-mingled.
As the Administration's brief insisted: "Once a pollutant is present in one part of the waters of the United States, its simple conveyance to a different part is not a discharge of a pollutant" subject to regulation under the Act.
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 Amazon.com: His Best: 1947 to 1955: Music: Muddy Waters   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-20)
If you are a blues fan you have to have at least one Muddy Waters CD and this would be the one.
This is the first Muddy Waters song I ever heard although I had heard plenty of his songs done by other artists.
This was my first Muddy Waters CD as I wanted to get a taste of what he offered, and all I can say is that there is no going back now.
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