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.
Willie Dixon- born in Mississippi in 1915, Dixon is considered one of the key figures in the creation of Chicago blues. He worked with Chuck Berry, Muddy Waters, Howlin' Wolf, Otis Rush, Bo Diddley, Joe Louis Walker, Little Walter, Sonny Boy Williamson, Koko Taylor, Little Milton, Eddie Boyd, Jimmy Witherspoon, Lowell Fulson, Willie Mabon, Memphis Slim, Washboard Sam, Jimmy Rogers, Sam Lay and others. He was portrayed in the movie "Cadillac Records by Cedric the Entertainer.