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Muddy Waters

Muddy Waters
Aliases
McKinley Morganfield
Muddy Waters and His Guitar
Muddy Waters with Rythm Accompaniment
Real name
McKinley Morganfield
Born
April 4, 1913
Died
April 30, 1983
Country
United States
IPI
00021507427 46 works
00021706224 14 works
00054381681 2 works
Comments
Blues legend, singer, songwriter, guitarist, bandleader. His birth year is disputed, either 1913 (Jug's Corner, Issaquena, Mississippi) or 1915 (Rolling Fork, Mississippi).
Family
Big Bill Morganfield Son
Mud Morganfield Son
Charles Williams [US1] Stepson
Related
Mojo Buford Band member (1959-1962)

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Originals

Title Performer Release date Covered by
February 1950 (7 artists)
September 1967 (4 artists)
February 1971 Tav Falco's Panther Burns
April 1972 John Primer
October 1953 (23 artists)
1984 (2 artists)
1969 (3 artists)
November 1949 (2 artists)
1981 (18 artists)
August 1958 (10 artists)
April 1959 (8 artists)
April 1952 (5 artists)
1977 (6 artists)
1977 (3 artists)
July 1956 (6 artists)
July 1956 (16 artists)
November 1950 Johnny Dyer with Mark Hummel
February 1958 (4 artists)
February 1971 James Cotton
April 1956 (17 artists)
March 1962 Steady Rollin' Bob Margolin
November 1952 (9 artists)
March 1957 (137 artists)
March 1948 (8 artists)
October 5, 1968 Lucky Peterson
February 1971 (5 artists)
1966 Rory Block
1942 (77 artists)
October 1954 (5 artists)
July 1965 (5 artists)
November 15, 1960 Alexis Korner's Blues Incorporated
November 1956 (2 artists)
December 1954 Jim Colegrove
October 1954 (66 artists)
January 1954 (141 artists)
Sampled by RJD2
1984 (4 artists)
April 1955 (21 artists)
May 1958 Guy Forsyth
March 1948 (2 artists)
May 1954 (127 artists)
November 1956 (19 artists)
November 1962 Jeff Beck and Eric Clapton
November 1949 (3 artists)
February 1958 (36 artists)
June 1975 Big Bad Smitty
March 1951 (26 artists)
July 1960 (6 artists)
November 1950 (34 artists)
December 1954 Rod Piazza and The Mighty Flyers
October 1953 (5 artists)
July 1965 (6 artists)
April 1955 (8 artists)
September 1951 (19 artists)
1985 Carey Bell
1994 John Primer
May 1954 (2 artists)
1985 (15 artists)
January 1965 Johnny Dyer with Mark Hummel
1960 Willie "Big Eyes" Smith
September 1950 (2 artists)
April 1953 (3 artists)
February 1950 (3 artists)
December 1951 (8 artists)
April 1953 (9 artists)
May 1958 (3 artists)
July 1959 (6 artists)
August 1958 (17 artists)
January 1954 Bob Margolin
November 1964 (4 artists)
November 1952 (14 artists)
September 1951 (34 artists)
November 1955 (21 artists)
July 1959 John Primer & The Real Deal Blues Band
May 1964 (37 artists)
1960 (10 artists)
March 1951 (3 artists)
February 1959 (21 artists)
February 1950 Buddy Guy & Junior Wells
April 1972 (3 artists)
April 1975 (16 artists)
May 1964 (12 artists)
November 1962 (122 artists)
June 1955 (12 artists)
February 1949 (2 artists)
September 1950 Christian Dozzler and The Blues Wave
June 1962 (25 artists)

Originals using parts of other songs

Title Performer Release date Covered by
March 1957 (137 artists)

Covers by Muddy Waters

Title Performer Release date Originally by
1985 Walter Davis
1993 Willie Kelly
i 1972 Erskine Hawkins and His Orchestra
April 1956 Arthur "Big Boy" Crudup
Covered by (4 artists)
February 1960 Big Bill
July 2012 Joe Williams' Washboard Blues Singers
1966 (unknown)
1964 Johnny Temple
1966 Charles Brown and His Band
1967 Little Son Joe
1970 Leroy Carr and Scrapper Blackwell
1967 Bo Diddley
December 1971 John Lee Hooker
1967 Kansas Joe and Memphis Minnie
April 1975 Louis Jordan and His Tympany Five
1972 Kansas Joe and Memphis Minnie
Covered by (6 artists)
1985 (unknown), Henry Whitter
i 1968 The Dave Bailey Quintet
1966 Charlie McCoy and Bo Chatman
1942 Son House, Robert Johnson
Covered by (18 artists)
February 1971 Blind Boy Fuller
1970 [Big] Joe Williams
1968 Bo Diddley
1968 Little Son Joe
February 1960 Big Bill
1966 Sonny Boy Williamson [US1]
1985 Sonny Boy Williamson [US1]
Everything Gonna Be Alright Muddy Waters January 26, 2018 Unverified
1968 Muddy Waters
July 1963 Eddie Boyd
1968 St. Louis Jimmy
1964 Sonny Boy Williamson [US1]
February 1960 Big Bill Broonzy
July 1951 Amos
Covered by (31 artists)
June 1948 McKinley Morganfield
Covered by (72 artists)
June 5, 2007 Guitar Slim and His Band
June 1948 Son House, Robert Johnson, McKinley Morganfield
January 1960 Big Bill
1967 Muddy Waters and His Guitar
1981 Slim Harpo
1967 Bo Diddley
April 1972 Casey Bill
February 1960 Big Bill
April 1975 Little Willie Littlefield
1966 Robert Johnson
October 5, 1968 The Rolling Stones
April 1975 Louis Jordan and His Tympany Five
February 1960 Big Bill Broonzy
July 1961 Curtis Jones
1967 Muddy Waters and His Guitar
1968 Muddy Waters and His Guitar
1967 Memphis Minnie
June 1955 Bo Diddley
Covered by (27 artists)
Sampled by Alabama 3
April 16, 1978 Bo Diddley, Muddy Waters and His Guitar
1984 Henry Townsend
1960 Tommy Johnson
February 1959 Leroy Carr and Scrapper Blackwell
1981 Arthur "Big Boy" Crudup
February 1949 Robert Lockwood
July 1961 Mel London
February 1960 "Big Bill" Broonzy
1967 Florida Normal Industrial Institute Quartet, Little Walter and His Jukes
1979 Sonny Boy Williamson [US2]
1966 Joe Turner and His Fly Cats
June 5, 2007 Jackie Brenston and His Delta Cats
March 1957 Curtis Jones, Li'l Son Jackson
April 1950 Hambone Willie Newbern, Baby Face Leroy Trio
1950 Robert Petway
Covered by (18 artists)
February 1960 Big Bill Broonzy
1968 Howlin' Wolf
December 1971 Sonny Boy Williamson [US1]
June 1975 Buddy Johnson and His Orchestra - Vocal Chorus by Ella Johnson
Covered by (11 artists)
1966 Lucille Bogan, B.B. "Blues Boy" King and His Orchestra
1968 Lucille Bogan
October 1959 Big Bill and His Chicago Five
1968 Howlin' Wolf
1985 Guitar Slim and His Band
1966 Thelma La Vizzo
November 1955 Sleepy John Estes
Covered by (21 artists)
May 1953 Joe Williams' Washboard Blues Singers
July 1963 Eddie Boyd
1950 Son House, Robert Johnson
December 1963 Art Tatum and His Band - Vocal Chorus by Joe Turner
January 1960 Big Bill Broonzy
1967 Bo Diddley
1967 Bo Diddley
December 1971 Jimmy Reed and His Trio
1967 Bo Diddley

Web Covers by Muddy Waters

Title Performer Upload date Originally by
I'm a King Bee Muddy Waters November 22, 2014 Slim Harpo

Sampled songs

Title Performer Release date Info
January 1954 Covered by (141 artists)
Sampled by RJD2
June 1955 Covered by (27 artists)
Originally by Bo Diddley
Sampled by Alabama 3
October 5, 1968 Sampled by Cypress Hill

Songs written by Muddy Waters

Original songs

Title Written by Originally by Original date Covered by
Blind Man Muddy Waters Muddy Waters February 1971 Covered by Tav Falco's Panther Burns
Blow Wind, Blow Muddy Waters Muddy Waters and His Guitar September 24, 1953 Covered by (23 artists)
Born Lover Muddy Waters Muddy Waters 1984 Covered by (2 artists)
Bottom of the Sea Muddy Waters Muddy Waters 1969 Covered by (3 artists)
Canary Bird Muddy Waters Muddy Waters July 1949 Covered by (2 artists)
Champagne and Reefer Muddy Waters Muddy Waters April 1980 Covered by (18 artists)
Clouds in My Heart Muddy Waters Muddy Waters November 3, 1955 Covered by (8 artists)
Country Boy Muddy Waters Muddy Waters July 11, 1951 Covered by (5 artists)
Crosseyed Cat Muddy Waters Muddy Waters 1977 Covered by (6 artists)
Deep down in Florida Muddy Waters Muddy Waters 1977 Covered by (3 artists)
Diamonds at Your Feet Muddy Waters Muddy Waters and His Guitar July 1956 Covered by (6 artists)
Evan's Shuffle Muddy Waters Muddy Waters October 23, 1950 Covered by Johnny Dyer with Mark Hummel
Evil Muddy Waters Muddy Waters June 1957 Covered by (4 artists)
Find Yourself Another Fool Muddy Waters Muddy Waters February 1971 Covered by James Cotton
Going Home Muddy Waters Muddy Waters March 1962 Covered by Steady Rollin' Bob Margolin
Gone to Main St. Muddy Waters Muddy Waters and His Guitar May 12, 1952 Covered by (9 artists)
Gypsy Woman Muddy Waters Muddy Water with Sunny Land Slim September 1947 Covered by (8 artists)
Howling Wolf Muddy Waters Muddy Waters January 23, 1951 Covered by (5 artists)
I Be Bound to Write to You Muddy Waters Muddy Waters July 24, 1942 Covered by Rory Block
I Be's Troubled Muddy Waters McKinley Morganfield August 1941 Covered by (77 artists)
Iodine in My Coffee Muddy Waters Muddy Waters 1984 Covered by (4 artists)
I Wonder Who's Gonna Be Your Sweet Man When I'm Gone Muddy Waters Muddy Waters April 1972 Covered by (3 artists)
Little Brown Bird Muddy Waters Muddy Waters November 1962 Covered by Jeff Beck and Eric Clapton
Little Geneva Muddy Waters Muddy Waters July 1949 Covered by (3 artists)
Lonesome Day Muddy Waters Muddy Waters December 29, 1951 Covered by Big Bad Smitty
Long Distance Call Muddy Waters Muddy Waters and His Guitar January 23, 1951 Covered by (26 artists)
Look Like Twins Muddy Waters Otis Spann February 1968 Covered by Little Anthony & Sugar Ray
Look What You've Done Muddy Waters Muddy Waters December 1, 1956 Covered by (6 artists)
Louisiana Blues Muddy Waters Muddy Waters October 23, 1950 Covered by (34 artists)
Loving Man Muddy Waters Muddy Waters and His Guitar December 1954 Covered by Rod Piazza and The Mighty Flyers
Mad Love Muddy Waters Muddy Waters and His Guitar September 24, 1953 Covered by (5 artists)
Mule Kicking in My Stall Muddy Waters Otis Spann March 1968 Covered by Big Mark and The Blues Express
My Fault Muddy Waters Muddy Waters and His Guitar July 11, 1951 Covered by (18 artists)
My Love Strikes Like Lightning Muddy Waters Muddy Waters June 6, 1963 Covered by Carey Bell
My Pencil Won't Write No More Muddy Waters Muddy Waters June 13, 1972 Covered by John Primer
One More Mile Muddy Waters Muddy Waters June 6, 1963 Covered by (15 artists)
Read Way Back Muddy Waters, Jimmy Oden Muddy Waters 1960 Covered by Willie "Big Eyes" Smith
Red Beans Muddy Waters Professor Longhair February 1980 Covered by (5 artists)
Sad Letter Blues Muddy Waters Muddy Waters August 1950 Covered by (2 artists)
Sad, Sad Day Muddy Waters Muddy Waters and His Guitar January 9, 1953 Covered by (3 artists)
Screaming and Crying Muddy Waters Muddy Waters September 1949 Covered by (3 artists)
She Moves Me Muddy Waters Muddy Waters and His Guitar July 11, 1951 Covered by (8 artists)
She's All Right Muddy Waters Muddy Waters and His Guitar April 1953 Covered by (9 artists)
She's Nineteen Years Old Muddy Waters Muddy Waters August 1958 Covered by (17 artists)
She's So Pretty Muddy Waters Muddy Waters and His Guitar January 1954 Covered by Bob Margolin
Standing Around Crying Muddy Waters Muddy Waters and His Guitar May 12, 1952 Covered by (14 artists)
Still a Fool Muddy Waters Muddy Waters and His Guitar July 11, 1951 Covered by (34 artists)
Too Young to Know Muddy Waters Muddy Waters and His Guitar March 1951 Covered by (3 artists)
Walking Thru the Park Muddy Waters Muddy Waters August 1958 Covered by (21 artists)
Where's My Woman Been Muddy Waters Muddy Waters September 1949 Covered by Buddy Guy & Junior Wells
You Can't Lose What You Ain't Never Had Muddy Waters Muddy Waters May 1964 Covered by (12 artists)
You're Gonna Miss Me (When I'm Dead and Gone) Muddy Waters Muddy Waters November 30, 1948 Covered by (2 artists)
Your Gonna Need My Help "I Said" Muddy Waters Muddy Waters September 1950 Covered by Christian Dozzler and The Blues Wave

Adapted songs

Title Written by Originals Originally by Covered by
32-20 Blues Muddy Waters 32-20 Blues Muddy Waters
All Aboard Muddy Waters Mean Old 'Frisco Blues Muddy Waters and His Guitar Covered by (4 artists)
Can't Get No Grindin' (What's the Matter with the Meal) Muddy Waters What's the Matter with the Mill? Muddy Waters Covered by (6 artists)
Honey Bee Muddy Waters Sail On, Little Girl, Sail On Muddy Waters and His Guitar Covered by (31 artists)
I Can't Be Satisfied Muddy Waters I Be's Troubled Muddy Waters with Rythm Accompaniment Covered by (72 artists)
I Feel Like Going Home Muddy Waters Walkin' Blues, My Black Mama McKinley Morganfield Covered by (18 artists)
Mannish Boy Muddy Waters, Bo Diddley, Mel London I'm a Man Muddy Waters and His Guitar Covered by (27 artists)
Rollin' and Tumblin' Muddy Waters Roll and Tumble Blues Baby Face Leroy Trio Covered by (79 artists)
Rollin' Stone Muddy Waters Catfish Blues Muddy Waters Covered by (18 artists)
Stuff You Gotta Watch Muddy Waters That's the Stuff You Gotta Watch Muddy Waters Covered by (11 artists)
Trouble, No More Muddy Waters Someday Baby Blues Muddy Waters & His Guitar Covered by (21 artists)

Releases

Albums

Title Performer Release date Label
After the Rain Muddy Waters 1969 Cadet Concept
Big Mama Thornton Vol. 2 with the Chicago Blues Band Big Mama Thornton and the Chicago Blues Band 1967 Arhoolie Records
Breakin' It Up, Breakin' It Down Muddy Waters, Johnny Winter & James Cotton June 5, 2007 Legacy
Can't Get No Grindin' Muddy Waters 1972 Chess
Checkerboard Lounge - Live Chicago 1981 Muddy Waters - The Rolling Stones July 2012 Eagle Vision
Come on Home Luther Johnson with Muddy Waters Blues Band 1968 Douglas
Down on Stovall's Plantation Muddy Waters 1966 Testament
Electric Mud Muddy Waters October 5, 1968 Cadet Concept
Folk Singer Muddy Waters 1964 Chess
Hard Again Muddy Waters 1977 Blue Sky
King Bee Muddy Waters 1981 Blue Sky
Live at Mister Kelly's Muddy Waters December 1971 Chess
More Real Folk Blues Muddy Waters 1966 Chess
Muddy, Brass and the Blues Muddy Waters 1966 Chess
Muddy "Mississippi" Waters Live Muddy Waters 1979 Blue Sky
Muddy Waters at Newport [1960] Muddy Waters November 15, 1960 Chess
Muddy Waters Sings "Big Bill" Muddy Waters February 1960 Chess
One More Mile - Chess Collectibles, Volume 1 Muddy Waters 1994 Chess
Rare and Unissued Muddy Waters 1984 Chess
Super Blues Bo Diddley, Muddy Waters, Little Walter 1967 Checker
The Chess Box Muddy Waters 1985 P-Vine Records
The Complete Plantation Recordings Muddy Waters 1993 Chess
The London Muddy Waters Sessions Muddy Waters April 1972 Chess
The Muddy Waters Woodstock Album Muddy Waters April 1975 Chess
The Super Super Blues Band Howlin' Wolf, Muddy Waters & Bo Diddley 1968 Checker
They Call Me Muddy Waters Muddy Waters February 1971 Chess
Vintage Muddy Waters Muddy Waters 1970 Sunnyland

Singles

Title Performer Release date Label
All Night Long Muddy Waters and His Guitar April 1952 Chess
Big Town Play Boy Little Johnny, Muddy Waters February 1950 The Aristocrat of Records
Birdnest on the Ground Muddy Waters September 1967 Chess
Blow Wind, Blow Muddy Waters and His Guitar October 1953 Chess
Don't Go No Farther Muddy Waters and His Guitar July 1956 Chess
Evil Muddy Waters February 1958 Chess
Five Long Years Muddy Waters July 1963 Chess
Forty Days & Forty Nights Muddy Waters and His Guitar April 1956 Chess
Got My Mojo Working Muddy Waters March 1957 Chess
Gypsy Woman Muddy Water with Sunny Land Slim March 1948 The Aristocrat of Records
Honey Bee Muddy Waters and His Guitar July 1951 Chess
I Can't Be Satisfied Muddy Waters with Rythm Accompaniment June 1948 The Aristocrat of Records
I Feel So Good Muddy Waters January 1960 Chess
I Got to Find My Baby Muddy Waters November 1956 Chess
I'm a Natural Born Lover Muddy Waters and His Guitar December 1954 Chess
I'm Ready Muddy Waters and His Guitar October 1954 Chess
I'm Your Hoochie Cooche Man Muddy Waters and His Guitar January 1954 Chess
I Want to Be Loved Muddy Waters and His Guitar April 1955 Chess
I Won't Go On Muddy Waters May 1958 Chess
Johnson Machine Gun Sunny Land Slim with Muddy Water March 1948 The Aristocrat of Records
Just Make Love to Me Muddy Waters and His Guitar May 1954 Chess
Little Geneva Muddy Waters November 1949 The Aristocrat of Records
Lonesome Room Blues Muddy Waters July 1961 Chess
Long Distance Call Muddy Waters and His Guitar March 1951 Chess
Louisiana Blues Muddy Waters November 1950 Chess
Love Affair Muddy Waters July 1960 Chess
Manish Boy Muddy Waters and His Guitar June 1955 Chess
Mean Mistreater Muddy Waters February 1959 Chess
My Dog Can't Bark Muddy Waters July 1965 Chess
My Fault Muddy Waters and His Guitar September 1951 Chess
My John the Conquer Root Muddy Waters November 1964 Chess
Ooh Wee Muddy Waters April 1959 Chess
Put Me in Your Lay Away Muddy Waters January 1965 Chess
Read Way Back Muddy Waters 1960 Chess
Recipe for Love Muddy Waters October 1959 Chess
Rollin' and Tumblin' - Part 1 Muddy Waters April 1950 The Aristocrat of Records
Rollin' Stone Muddy Waters 1950 Chess
Screaming and Crying Muddy Waters February 1950 The Aristocrat of Records
She Moves Me Muddy Waters and His Guitar December 1951 Chess
She's All Right Muddy Waters and His Guitar April 1953 Chess
She's Nineteen Years Old Muddy Waters August 1958 Chess
Standing Around Crying Muddy Waters and His Guitar November 1952 Chess
Sugar Sweet Muddy Waters & His Guitar November 1955 Chess
Take the Bitter with the Sweet Muddy Waters July 1959 Chess
The Same Thing Muddy Waters May 1964 Chess
Tiger in Your Tank Muddy Waters 1960 Chess
Tough Times Muddy Waters March 1962 Chess
Who's Gonna Be Your Sweet Man Muddy Waters and His Guitar May 1953 Chess
You Need Love Muddy Waters November 1962 Chess
You're Gonna Miss Me (When I'm Dead and Gone) Muddy Waters February 1949 The Aristocrat of Records
Your Gonna Need My Help "I Said" Muddy Waters September 1950 Chess
You Shook Me Muddy Waters June 1962 Chess

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