Muddy Waters

Apr 4, 1915

Bio: Raised by his maternal grandmother in Clarksdale, MS.  As a child he played in mud puddles so his grandmother called him "Muddy." Later, playmates attached "Waters" to the nickname.    At 13 years old, played the harmonica; four years later, switched to the acoustic guitar.  In 1943, moved to… More

Muddy Waters Videos

Masters Of American Music
2 minutes 16 seconds
The Last Waltz
17 seconds

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