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    Muddy Waters

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    as Muddy Waters became a legendary blues vocalist /guitarist. When the Blues industry saw commercial success many of its artists also saw rising fame. Muddy Waters enjoyed success in the industry up until and even after his death in 1983. Morganfield was born April 4, 1915 to Ollie Morganfield and Bertha Jones. He was born in Rollingfork, Mississippi. Near their two room shack in Rollingfork there was a creek, Deer Creek. As a youngster he used to play in the creek and get all dirty and muddy. It

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    Battle for the Muddy Mississippi "Take Cover!" This phrase was used daily as the citizens of Vicksburg scattered from the raining of mortars by Union guns. Vicksburg, Mississippi is a city in the heartland of the deep South. It sits on high bluffs overlooking the Mississippi River near the mouth of the Yazoo River. Settled in 1790, Vicksburg was and is an important shipping and trading center (Leonard 40). During the Civil War, Vicksburg was a key factor in the control of the entire Mississippi River

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    Muddy Waters

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    The man known as Muddy Waters was born McKinley A. Morganfield on April 4, 1913 in Jug's Corner, Issaquena County, Mississippi. Settling in Chicago in the 1940s, he would change the year to 1915 in an effort to look younger for showbiz, and the place to Rolling Fork, Sharkey County -- simply because Rolling Fork was where the train stopped, the nearest place "on the map". Although his now-famous nickname does date back to his childhood, the 's' at the end of Waters was only added in 1948, on the

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    Muddy Waters Biography

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    Even though it was a pain to clean up I enjoyed it. Playing in the mud is something that I had in common with the artist Muddy Waters. Born McKinley Morganfield on April 4, 1915 to Ollie Morganfield and Bertha Jones, who later died when McKinley was three. After his mother died he was given to his maternal grandmother Delta Grant. As a child Waters would play and go fishing in muddy ponds and his grandmother

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    Blues Genre: Muddy Waters

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    McKinley “Muddy Waters” Morganfield left Stovalls plantation outside Clarksdale for Chicago in 1943, drawn by the wartime boom in factory jobs. By the late 1940s his electrified rural delta style brought him success as a blues musician with hits such as “I Cant Be Satisfied” (1948). Having signed to Chess records, Waters’ started to enjoy the commercial success that his music allowed him. The audience responded, Marshall Chess recalled to R&B historian Arnold Shaw that “Waters hit the local crowds

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    Muddy Waters

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    How Muddy Waters Influenced the History of Blues McKinley Morganfield or better known as Muddy Waters, was a blues musician who is often called the “father of modern Chicago blues”. Waters’ influence on blues was tremendous, as well as on R&B, rock and roll, hard rock, folk music, jazz and country music. Growing up in Issaquena County, Mississippi, Waters grew up immersed in the Delta blues, and in 1943, he moved to Chicago and began playing in clubs. A record deal followed, and his major hits like

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    Muddy Buddy Memories

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    Every Christmas Eve, my dad, brother and I make Muddy Buddies for the rest of our family, but the Christmas Eve of 2006 stands out in particularly. My dad had just gotten back from an international business trip so he was a little out of it to say the least. He came home that day and later that afternoon went to the store to get all the ingredients we needed but unfortunately forgot how much of each ingredient to buy. That night when we were making our Muddy Buddies, he ended up going back to the store

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    the handsome sailor. His image initially was of “a serpent fascination;” however, his facial expression corrodes as he reveals his anger and antipathy toward Billy face to face. First, his eyes change their color from a “wonted rich violet” to a “muddy purple.” Melville even portrays him almost as a non-human being, an “alien eyes of an uncatalogued creature.” Furthermore, as opposed to his initial image, Melville compares the man to a “hungry lurch of the torpedo-fish.” Melville deliberately transforms

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    passage from The Harvest Gypsies: "The house is 10 feet by 10 feet, and it is built completely of corrugated paper. The roof is peaked, the walls are tacked to a wooden frame. The dirt floor is swept clean, and along the irrigation ditch or in the muddy river...." " ...and the family possesses three old quilts and soggy, lumpy mattress. With the first rain the carefully built house will slop down into a brown, pulpy mush." (27-28) It is easily seen that the housing of the actual migrant workers

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    What Dilemma Did to Him

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    to church, and the big thing that makes everything that much more complicated is that Abigail and John who is a married man have had tender moments. Now how can he rat her out without busting himself in an act that would kill his wife’s heart and muddy his name. So he does what any man would do, nothing, nothing at all just goes home and leaves it to the towns people. Well so far Mr. Proctor doesn’t sound much like a guy I like too out with but this story is only just begun. Not soon after John goes

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