MCKINLEY MORGANFIELD AKA MUDDY WATERS McKinley Morganfield Born April 4, 1913 Issaquena County, Mississippi, United States Died April 30, 1983 (aged 70) Westmont, Illinois, United States Genres Blues, Chicago blues, country blues, Delta blues, electric blues Occupation(s) Singer, songwriter, guitarist, bandleader Instruments Vocals, guitar, harmonica
McKinley Morganfield a.k.a Muddy Waters (Born April 4, 1913 - Died April 30, 1983) This musician is better known as "The Father of Chicago Blues". He is also the real father of famous blues musicians Big Bill Morgnafield and Larry "Mud Morganfield" Williams. This musician was the inspiration for british rock style such as The Beatles. http://voices.yahoo.com/top-10-blues-singers-all-time-3392498.html
Death Letter Blues- Son House Son House was one of the last of the old school Mississippi delta blues singers. Son's music had a big influence on both Robert Johnson and Muddy Waters who both came from that rural area near Clarksdale Mississippi where Son House frequently performed at picnics, juke joints and roadhouses.