Robert Johnson

Robert Johnson was an American blues singer-songwriter from Hazlehurst, Mississippi. and probably the most iconic figure of the blues scene. His song “Sweet Home Chicago” is considered as a blues classic and was notably covered by John Belushi and Dan Ayckroyd in the critically-acclaimed movie The Blues Brothers. Born in May 8 1911, Robert Johnson first…

Muddy Waters

McKinley Morganfield, better known as Muddy Waters, was an American blues singer-songwriter as well as one of the greatest figures of Chicago Blues. Muddy Waters was born on April 4, 1913, in Issaquena County, Mississippi. The young Muddy Waters expressed a great interest in blues music and started to learn to play the guitar and harmonica. His…

Howlin’ Wolf

Chester Arthur Burnett was born on June 10, 1910 near West Point, Mississippi. The young Chester worked in the cotton fields with his father where he got introduced to blues music which was very popular within the African-American community at the time. In 1930, Chester met Charley Patton who taught him how to play guitar. Chester…