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What are some blues bands similar to Muddy Waters?

Newer sounding too.

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  • 1 month ago

    What? Everybody forgetting about T Bone Walker? You better get back to it...

  • mars
    Lv 7
    3 months ago

    The Aki Kumar Band (2018).

  • 3 months ago

    The black Crowe’s.

    B.B king

    Buddy guy

  • 3 months ago

    Charlie Patton, Big Bill Broonzy

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  • 3 months ago

    howlin' wolf

    little walter

    sonny boy williamson (ii)

    these three were all on chess the same time as muddy waters and are the most similar you'll find.

    jb lenoir

    elmore james

    robert nighthawk

    big bill morganfield

  • John
    Lv 7
    3 months ago

    Muddy had a distinctive voice and he wrote a large portion of "the blues" at the time (as Mckinley Morganfield) i was going to say that Buddy Guy maybe comes the closest in sound. I'll add to the list Keb Mo, too.

  • Danny
    Lv 7
    3 months ago

    That's a tall order, like hearing a good blues band that was NOT influenced by Muddy Waters. About the only guides for you might be to stick with electric guitar blues, then the "Chicago" style, if you can get your head around that... https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Muddy_Waters ...

    In no particular order, Buddy Guy, Eric Clapton when he feels like it, Luther Allison, Johnny Winter, and 35 other acts, including these guys:

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6FcePaNfpBM

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    Oh, hell, don't you wanna go?

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZEmvBdRLg4k

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    Source(s): Retired performer.
  • 3 months ago

    You like Muddy Waters, eh? I would say check out some John Lee Hooker, Howlin' Wolf, Buddy Guy, Jonny Lang (he's more contemporary), Bobby "Blue" Bland, Sonny Boy Williamson, maybe some Big Mama Thornton or Koko Taylor.

    There's plenty of blues out there.

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