Tuesday, July 19
Muddy Waters - The Complete Aristocrat & Chess Singles A's & B's: 1947-1962
"Muddy Waters brought a Son House-like Delta country-blues style north with him from Mississippi to Chicago in 1943, intent on making a living from music. Switching from acoustic to electric guitar in order to be better heard in the Chicago clubs and bars, Waters gradually assembled one of the greatest ongoing bands in the history of blues, and in the process, Waters and his band assembled the very template for classic Chicago blues. ..."
YouTube: Muddy Waters 1948 Aristocrat Recordings, Gypsy Woman, Hard Day Blues