Seminal American blues singer and songwriter Muddy Waters.
April 3, 2000 When it came out as a single in 1954, the Muddy Waters song hovered near the top of the rhythm-and-blues charts for 13 weeks. Over the course of his long career, Waters re-interpreted the song numerous times, each one capturing the changes in the blues. "I'm Your Hoochie Coochie Man" is one of the NPR 100. NPR's David Welna reports.
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