Muddy Waters

  1. Born in Chicago Panel at SXSW

    March 16, 2013 3:36 PM EDT Muddy Waters and Howlin Wolf stories told from their white students' perspective "Born in Chicago" screened at the SXSW Film Festival and a panel brought together the principal subjects in the film that explored how young white ...

  2. 'Lemmy' Director Turns The Camera On Johnny Winter

    February 15, 2012 6:56 PM EST Filmmaker Greg Olliver, who co-directed documentary "Lemmy," will be traveling with Texas blues guitarist Johnny Winter this year for his next film. Olliver's company, Secret Weapon Films, will produce a documentary on Winter with a ...

  3. Etta James Dead at 73

    January 20, 2012 11:39 AM EST Etta James, the singer who turned "At Last" into a multi-generational standard and was an acknowledged influence on singers from Janis Joplin to Melissa Etheridge and Christina Aguilera, is gone not long after her voice was quieted. Jame ...

  4. Pinetop Perkins, Oldest Grammy Winner, Dead at 97

    March 22, 2011 3:33 AM EDT Pinetop Perkins , one of the last old-school bluesmen who played with Muddy Waters and became the oldest Grammy winner this year, died Monday at his home of cardiac arrest. He was 97. Perkins was having chest pains when he went to take a nap and p ...

  5. The Grammy Museum Celebrates Mississippi: Photos

    February 11, 2011 9:40 AM EST (Photo by Phil Gallo) The blues was the central topic of conversation at the Grammy Museum Thursday as the Mississippi Development Authority's Dept. of Tourism premiered a new video on the state's musical history and presented three musi ...

  6. New Chess Records Film To Bow This Spring

    January 12, 2010 12:00 AM EST A new feature film about legendary label Chess Records is on the way. "Who Do You Love" tells the story of label founders and siblings Leonard and Phil Chess. Set to open in theaters in April, the film stars Alessandro Nivola ("June ...

  7. MVD Links With Tony Palmer

    June 29, 2007 12:00 AM EDT Independent DVD distributor MVD Visual has partnered with director Tony Palmer and will begin releasing his music-centered documentaries on DVD this fall. On Sept. 18 MVD will release "All My Loving," which looks at the intersection of m ...

  8. Foghat's Rod Price Dead At 57

    March 24, 2005 12:00 AM EST Guitarist worked with Muddy Waters, more. Guitarist worked with Muddy Waters, more. News ...

  9. Foghat's Rod Price Dead At 57

    March 24, 2005 12:00 AM EST Guitarist worked with Muddy Waters, others. WILTON, N.H. (AP) -- Guitarist Rod Price, founding member of the blues boogie band Foghat, died Tuesday after falling down a stairway at his home, a family friend said. He was 57. The London native' ...

  10. Bluesman Son Seals Dies

    December 21, 2004 12:00 AM EST Noted blues guitarist Son Seals died yesterday (Dec. 20) in Chicago of complications from diabetes. He was 62. Noted blues guitarist Son Seals died yesterday (Dec. 20) in Chicago of complications from diabetes. He was 62. Born Frank Seals in Osceo ...