McKinley Morganfield a.a Muddy Waters (Born April 1913 - Died April This musician is better known as "The Father of Chicago Blues". He is also the real father of famous blues musicians Big Bill Morganfield and Larry "Mud Morganfield" Williams.
Muddy Waters, generally considered the "father of modern Chicago blues". He was a major inspiration for the British blues explosion in the and was ranked No. 17 in Rolling Stone magazine's list of the 100 Greatest Artists of All Time.
Death Letter Blues- Son House Son House was one of the last of the old school Mississippi delta blues singers. Son's music had a big influence on both Robert Johnson and Muddy Waters who both came from that rural area near Clarksdale Mississippi where Son