Publisher: Little, Brown; 1 edition (June 2002)
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Muddy Waters bestrides American tune like a colossus. He invented electrical blues and created the basis for rock and roll. abandoning the cotton fields of rural Mississippi, he moved to Chicago, plugged in an electrical guitar, and adjusted the realm. In cannot be chuffed, Robert Gordon provides us Muddy's epic, rollicking, up and down existence as we have now by no means learn it earlier than. Combining the main vast learn and interviews ever performed on Muddy with a writing variety as wealthy, poetic, and robust because the track he writes approximately, Gordon transports us: we're along Muddy within the cotton fields as he's found by way of Alan Lomax; we're at the South part of Chicago as Muddy and his band develop into stars and innovators; and we persist with Muddy via ratings of girls, hits, bottles of booze, and moments of divine grace. A needs to for blues and rock enthusiasts, cannot be chuffed is a superb paintings of musical archaeology.