Happy Birthday, Muddy Waters

Muddy Waters was considered one of the blues icons by fans all around the world. Photo courtesy of Wikipedia.org

On this day in music history, April 4th 1913, Muddy Waters was born into this world. He would become one of the greatest influences on guitar players all around the world and one of the men to popularize the electric blues. Musicians in all different styles of music have claimed that Muddy has been a strong influence. Muddy performed a lot of hit songs in his shows, but one song in particular stands out to me and many other fans as well. That song is “Hoochie Coochie Man.” Although Muddy isn’t around anymore, his music lives on in all our lives and music. I hope you enjoy this video as much as I did.

Muddy Waters knew he had one of the popular blues songs ever created in his arsenal. Enjoy this performance of “Hoochie Coochie Man” at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ERJ3rre99i0.

I hope you dug listening to Muddy Waters and one of his most popular songs. There are a lot of people that consider Muddy one of the most iconic figures in the blues. Subscribe now to Mike’s Guitar Talk to learn about other great guitar icons in music history.

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