McKinley Morganfield a.k.a Muddy Waters (Born April 4, 1913 - Died April 30, 1983) This musician is better known as "The Father of Chicago Blues". He is also the real father of famous blues musicians Big Bill Morgnafield and Larry "Mud Morganfield" Williams. This musician was the inspiration for british rock style such as The Beatles. http://voices.yahoo.com/top-10-blues-singers-all-time-3392498.html
MCKINLEY MORGANFIELD AKA MUDDY WATERS McKinley Morganfield Born April 4, 1913 Issaquena County, Mississippi, United States Died April 30, 1983 (aged 70) Westmont, Illinois, United States Genres Blues, Chicago blues, country blues, Delta blues, electric blues Occupation(s) Singer, songwriter, guitarist, bandleader Instruments Vocals, guitar, harmonica
McKinley Morganfield (April 4, 1915 – April 30, 1983), known as Muddy Waters, was an American blues musician, generally considered the "father of modern Chicago blues". He was a major inspiration for the British blues explosion in the 1960s, and was ranked No. 17 in Rolling Stone magazine's list of the 100 Greatest Artists of All Time.