The Blues Had a Baby and They Named It Rock & Roll

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Muddy Waters

McKinley Morganfield (April 4, 1913 – April 30, 1983), known as Muddy Waters, was an American blues musician, generally considered the "father of modern Chicago blues". He was a major inspiration for the British blues explosion in the 1960s, and was ranked No. 17 in Rolling Stone magazine's list of the 100 Greatest Artists of All Time. more »


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1977
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All you people, you know the blues got a soul 
Well this is a story, a story never been told 
Well you know the blues got pregnant 
And they named the baby Rock & Roll 
 
Muddy Waters said it, you know the blues got a soul 
James Brown said it, you know the blues got a soul 
Well the blues had a baby and they named the baby rock & roll 
Ray Charles said it, you know the blues got a soul 
 
John Lee Hooker said it, you know the blues got a soul 
Well the blues had a baby and they named the baby rock & roll 
Otis Redding said it, you know the blues got a soul 
Queen Victoria said it, you know the blues got a soul 
Well the blues had a baby and they named the baby Rock & Roll

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Written by: B. MCGHEE, M. MORGANFIELD

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