The best guitar riffs in rock have become part of the cultural fabric, shaping the face of music and influencing wannabe axe legends down the generations.
A selection of pithy and poignant quotations from the career of a founding father of rock’n’roll.
Travelling with Chris Barber’s jazz band, Muddy Waters’ first UK tour found him playing “pure” and “uninhibited” blues to devoted crowds.
With ‘Electric Mud’ Muddy Waters took the blues in a new direction and managed to influence everyone from Chuck D to Jimi Hendrix.
Mick Jagger's favourite harmonica player was sitting at No. 1 on Billboard’s R&B chart for 4 October 1952 with a landmark instrumental.
Every year, critics and so-called experts ask: is rock music dead? Not with a new breed of young talents aiming for legendary status.
We're giving away a limited edition Chuck Berry vinyl box set, plus Eric Clapton’s ‘461 Ocean Boulevard’ on vinyl, and ‘Can't Be Satisfied The Very Best Of Muddy Waters’ on CD!
Muddy Waters’ 1969 album ‘Fathers And Sons’ was one of the biggest selling records of his career and justifiably so.
Muddy was the first to record Willie Dixon's future blues classic 'I'm Ready,' on 1 September 1954.
In August 1941, John Lomax recorded Muddy Waters with Henry ‘Son’ Sims playing ‘Country Blues’, ‘I Be Troubled’ and ‘Burr Clover Blues’.
The first hit by the rock 'n' roll originator resides proudly in both the Grammy and Rock and Roll Halls of Fame.
The album is now also available in a limited edition translucent blue colour pressing, exclusively at Frampton's website.
Listen to our playlist of this unique instrument, honouring 'Leo' Fender, born on 10 August 1909.
The notion of DIY music stretches back to 19th-century flutes made from bird bone, through punk anarchy and the digital revolution.
In salute to a blues great, multiple Grammy winner and Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee.