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Mud Morganfield: Blues scion stands up at last

Lois Wilson, MOJO, April 2013

"LIFE WAS ROUGH," says Mud Morganfield, the 57-year-old blues singer and son of Muddy Waters. "Pop left us when I was seven, we were poor, there were drug dealers, hookers and pimps on the street, gangs roaming around, then Martin Luther King was assassinated, there was fighting and looting and burning and that was my education right there, that was my lesson in the blues."

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