To the website of Chicago Blues singer Mud Morganfield, son of Muddy Waters and Mildred McGhee.
Mud Morganfield is honoured to be nominated in the Overseas Artist category of the British Blues Awards 2015. Please vote for Mud here – http://www.britishbluesawards.co.uk/vote.htm. Voting closes on 31st August.
Mud’s latest album is out now. Mud is joined on ‘For Pops’, a tribute to his father, by Fabulous Thunderbirds frontman, Kim Wilson. See the video below of a song from the new album. The album is a winner at the 2015 Blues Music Awards, winning the Traditional Blues Album category. Blues Summit have also made the album their best of 2014.
Mud is proud to have won the Living Blues Album of the Year award – see here.
In August 2012, Mud appeared on stage in Chicago with British actor and Blues icon Hugh Laurie. Recently, footage appeared in the television show “Hugh Laurie – Copper Bottom Blues” – here. Mud ‘s live dates are here.
Mud was honoured to have been nominated in the Best Album and the Traditional Blues Male Artist Album categories of the 2013 Blues Foundation Blues Music Awards here. On this occasion, Mud didn’t win – but he will be back! Mud would like to congratulate the winners of the awards.
Mud was featured in Classic Rock The Blues magazine and it referred to Mud’s “excellent” Son of the Seventh Son album and says his “intense but seemingly effortless delivery makes the material feel fresh and vital.”
Mud capped a great 2012 with appearances on the iconic British music show Later… with Jools Holland on 20th and 23rd November 2012 – see the video page, plus being featured in Clash Music here (with an exclusive video).
Mud’s album ‘Son of the Seventh Son’ made the Top 50 albums of 2012 for Classic Rock – the Blues magazine and About.com‘s best Blues albums of 2012 in addition to its two Blues Blast awards.