cartermagazine:

Today In History We Honor Muddy Waters
‘Chicago in the 1940s was the pivotal point for the development and dissemination of the modern blues.The revolution began inauspiciously enough in 1948 with the release of a 78-rpm single by a singer-guitarist called Muddy Waters.Waters’ use of amplification gave his guitar playing a new, powerful, striking edge and sonority that introduced to traditional music a sound its listeners found very exciting, comfortably familiar yet strangely compelling and, above all, immensely powerful, urgent’ -Pete Welding
(photo: Muddy Waters)
- CARTER Magazine

cartermagazine:

Today In History We Honor Muddy Waters

‘Chicago in the 1940s was the pivotal point for the development and dissemination of the modern blues.The revolution began inauspiciously enough in 1948 with the release of a 78-rpm single by a singer-guitarist called Muddy Waters.Waters’ use of amplification gave his guitar playing a new, powerful, striking edge and sonority that introduced to traditional music a sound its listeners found very exciting, comfortably familiar yet strangely compelling and, above all, immensely powerful, urgent’ -Pete Welding

(photo: Muddy Waters)

- CARTER Magazine