Bluesman Joseph ‘Mojo’ Morganfield, Son of Muddy Waters, Dies At Age 56 - Noise11.com
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Bluesman Joseph ‘Mojo’ Morganfield, Son of Muddy Waters, Dies At Age 56

by Paul Cashmere on December 11, 2020

in News

Muddy Waters’ son Joseph ‘Mojo’ Morganfield has died at after collapsing at his home in Waukegan, Illinois. He was 56 years old.

In recent weeks Morganfield was recording with his band The Mannish Boyz and was planning an album for 2021. The record was bring produced by Grammy Award winning Michael Freeman who won Best Traditional Blues Album in 2010 for ‘Joined At the Hip’

Mojo Morganfield released the ‘Mojo Risin’ EP in 2018 and a new song ‘It’s Good To Be King’ in 2020.

Chicago’s Sun Times reports that Morganfield only married three months ago.

Muddy Waters (McKinley Morganfield) died in 1983 at age 70. He was best known for the first recordings of Willie Dixon’s blues classics ‘Hoochie Coochie Man’, ‘I Just Wanna Make Love To You’ and ‘I’m Ready’.

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