items tagged with Muddy Waters
Written By: Jeff Ignatius
Category: Mississippi Valley Blues Festival
Mud Morganfield has this to say about being the son of Muddy Waters, who also sired (in a less literal way) Chicago blues: "It's a curse, and then sometimes it's a blessing. Because people begin to compare you."
Don't feel too sorry for Morganfield, though. His career is built on re-creating the Muddy Waters sound, and he's almost begging for the comparison.
"I wanted to represent my dad's music, and what he stood for," Morganfield said in a recent phone interview. "It came natural to me. ... People think maybe I was somewhere in the basement studying it, and listening to recordings. You can't get that close with that. I do what I do because I'm his son. That's just all there is to it."
Read More About 2010 Blues Fest -- “Pretty Close To Pop”: Mud Morganfield (Friday, 7 P.M., Bandshell)...
Written By: Mike Schulz
At roughly 105 minutes, writer/director Darnell Martin's Cadillac Records is so jam-packed with character, story, incident, and musical interludes that it sometimes feels as though six or seven movies are being projected on the screen simultaneously. This is not meant as an insult. Films that overreach oftentimes give audiences too much of a fine thing, yet Cadillac Records is just enough of a really fine thing - a soulful, impassioned, beautifully enacted drama that delivers all the pleasures of the musical-bio-pic genre without the obviousness and sanctimony.
Read More About Record Players: "Cadillac Records," "Punisher: War Zone," And "Transporter 3"...
There are 2 items tagged with Muddy Waters. You can view all our tags in the Tag Cloud