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    • Muddy Waters - CLARKSDALE, MS - APRIL 13:  Customers hang out on the front porch outside Ground Zero Blues Club April 13, 2013 in Clarksdale, Mississippi. Dozens of blues artists performed in Clarksdale over the weekend during the city's Juke Joint Festival, a celebration of the region's musical heritage. Clarksdale is located at the crossroads of Highways 61 and 49 where, according to legend, Robert Johnson sold his soul to the Devil in exchange for his mastery of the blues guitar. In addition to Robert Johnson the town has been home to Muddy Waters, Big Jack Johnson, Ike Turner, Pinetop Perkins, W. C. Handy and other music legends.
    • Muddy Waters - Olam's Chief Executive Sunny Verghese (C) speaks to reporters during a press conference in Singapore on December 3, 2012. Farm commodities trader Olam's chief executive bought one million shares in the firm to boost shareholder confidence amid a withering attack from influential US short-seller Muddy Waters.
    • Muddy Waters - Desmond Richardson, the founding artistic director of the Complexions contemporary ballet company, performs his new work about evocative and requited love 'On Holiday', in Sydney on September 15, 2010. The New York City-based troupe blends classical and rock ballet styles set to blues, pop and rock including the music of U2, Stevie Ray Vaughan and Muddy Waters.
    • Muddy Waters - The Complexions contemporary ballet company from the US perform 'Rise' during a rehearsal in Sydney on September 15, 2010. The New York City-based troupe blends classical and rock ballet styles set to blues, pop and rock including the music of U2, Stevie Ray Vaughan and Muddy Waters.
    • Muddy Waters - Desmond Richardson, the founding artistic director of the Complexions contemporary ballet company, lifts Christina Dooling while performing 'Rise' in Sydney on September 15, 2010. The New York City-based troupe blends classical and rock ballet styles set to blues, pop and rock including the music of U2, Stevie Ray Vaughan and Muddy Waters.
    • Muddy Waters - The Complexions contemporary ballet company from the US perform 'Rise' during a rehearsal in Sydney on September 15, 2010. The New York City-based troupe blends classical and rock ballet styles set to blues, pop and rock including the music of U2, Stevie Ray Vaughan and Muddy Waters.
    Muddy Waters was the single most important artist to emerge in post-war American blues. A peerless singer, a gifted songwriter, an able guitarist, and leader of one of the strongest bands in the genre (which became a proving ground for a number of musicians who would become legends in their own right), Waters absorbed the influences of rural blues from the Deep South and moved them uptown, ...more


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