Muddy Waters was an American blues musician who defined blues with hits like Hoochie Coochie Man, I'm Ready, I Just Want to Make Love to You and Rollin' Stone. As a result of his tremendous influence on blues, he was often dubbed the "father of modern Chicago blues".
Throughout his career, he won approximately six Grammy Awards, among other prestigious awards. He was inducted into the Blues Foundation Hall of Fame and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1980 and 1987 respectively. He was posthumously honored with the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award in 1992.
The rock band The Rolling Stones and Rolling Stone magazine both derived their names from his 1950 song Rollin' Stone.
I got up one Christmas morning and we didn't have nothing to eat. We didn't have an apple, we didn't have an orange, we didn't have a cake, we didn't have nothing.Muddy Waters
I stone got crazy when I saw somebody run down them strings with a bottleneck. My eyes lit up like a Christmas tree and I said that I had to learn.Muddy Waters
I was so wild and crazy and dumb in my car. It didn't run but 30 miles an hour. You made do.Muddy Waters
was a famous American Singer, songwriter, guitarist, and bandleader,
who was born on
April 4, 1915. As a person born on this date, Muddy Waters is listed in our database as the 14th
most popular celebrity for the day (April 4) and the 11th most popular for the year (1915).
People born on April 4
fall under the Zodiac sign of Aries, the Ram.
Muddy Waters is the 292nd most popular Aries.
Aside from information specific to Muddy Waters' birthday, Muddy Waters is the 1825th most famous American.
In general, Muddy Waters ranks as the 3206th
most popular famous person, and the 351st most popular singer of all time.
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