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In celebration of Muddy Waters' birthday

In celebration of Muddy Waters' birthday, April 4, 1913 (or 1915 as he claimed in his later years), I'm sharing a few documents and photos.

Here's his Social Security application from 1944 in Chicago:

In 1932 Muddy married Mabel Berry, whose brother Charles was a blues guitarist on the St…

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Last updated April 11, 2024.


Welcome back to the website world of BluEsoterica Archives & Productions, Mail Order, Stackhouse Recording Company, Drop Top Music, and Jim O'Neal. This archival, production, consultation, research, publishing, media, and mail order enterprise i…

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