Muddy Waters

Elected to the Hall of Fame
2015 Veterans Committee

Muddy Waters's news entries:

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    Ann Arbor Blues Festival 1969–Vols. 1 & 2 offers performances by a parade of blues VIPs.

    Deluxe and Definitive Blues Sets

    Michael Robert Frank, founder and CEO of the label Earwig Music, has completed his greatest rescue mission. “I’ve…

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    Ambrose Akinmusire and Kris Davis perform in New York at Vision Festival, which ran May 23–28. Akinmusire’s Origami Harvest earned a 5-star rating in DownBeat during 2018.

    2018: The Year’s Top-Rated Albums

    The list below is a round-up of the 5-star, 4.5-star and 4-star reviews that ran in print editions of DownBeat during…

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    Eddie C. Campbell (1939–2018)

    In Memoriam: Eddie C. Campbell

    Eddie C. Campbell, a blues vocalist and guitarist who toured the world, died Nov. 20 at his home in Oak Park, Illinois,…

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    One of the highly anticipated LP releases for Record Store Day Black Friday (Nov. 23) is Eric Dolphy’s Musical Prophet: The Expanded 1963 New York Studio Sessions, from Resonance Records.

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    Arthur Harper (left), Wes Montgomery, Jimmy Lovelace and Johnny Griffin onstage in Paris on March 27, 1965.

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    James Cotton (1935–2017)

    James Cotton Dies at 81

    Blues harmonica master James Cotton died on March 16 of pneumonia at St. David’s Medical Center in Austin, Texas. He…



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