Saturday, December 1, 2012

56 Years Ago, Muddy Waters Records 'Got My Mojo Workin'

Muddy and his ever famous blues band recorded one of his signature tunes, Got My Mojo Workin' today in 1956.

Muddy Waters was at his peak during this time, scoring multiple chart hits, and this would be one the four songs of his that was inducted to the Rock n' Roll Hall of Fame's "500 Songs that Shaped Rock n' Roll".

Here's the original 1956 version, and below it the earliest live video version from the Newport Jazz Festival in 1960. Now I'm gonna go back to Louisiana;

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