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This Historic Day In Music: McKinley Morganfield

“Well, my mother told my father, just before I was born   I got a boy child comin’, gonna be a rollin’ stone,   Sure ‘nough he’s a rollin’ stone.” From the song, “Rollin’ Stone” by Muddy Waters. Many years … Continue reading

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This Historic Day In Music: Muddy Waters

In October, 1976,  the then-32-year-old Texas Blues-Rocker Johnny Winter had a dream come true: he recorded and produced an album with his hero, the legendary Chicago Blues singer/guitarist Muddy Waters. The album – Muddy’s 12th studio album – was called Hard … Continue reading

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This Historic Day In Music: Muddy Waters

On April 4, 1915, McKinley Morganfield was born on the Kroger Plantation in Rolling Fork, Mississippi. He was the second son of Ollie Morganfield and Berta Jones. When, as a youngster, little McKinley showed a penchant for playing in mud … Continue reading

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This Historic Day In Music: “I’m Your Hoochie Coochie Man”

Who: Muddy Waters, electric guitar & vocals; Little Walter, harmonica; Jimmy Rogers, electric guitar; Otis Spann, piano; Willie Dixon, upright bass; Fred Below, drums. What: “I’m Your Hoochie Coochie Man” by Willie Dixon When: January 7, 1954 Where: the recording … Continue reading

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