What are some blues bands similar to Muddy Waters?
Newer sounding too.
- Jimmy CLv 71 week ago
Any of the Chicago blues bands at the time played the same sort of music. Look up Chicago blues and you will find plenty.
- 4 months ago
What? Everybody forgetting about T Bone Walker? You better get back to it...
- marsLv 76 months ago
The Aki Kumar Band (2018).
- 6 months ago
The black Crowe’s.
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- Les Than SpamLv 56 months ago
Charlie Patton, Big Bill Broonzy
- Wire and StringLv 76 months ago
sonny boy williamson (ii)
these three were all on chess the same time as muddy waters and are the most similar you'll find.
big bill morganfield
- JohnLv 76 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.
- DannyLv 76 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:
Oh, hell, don't you wanna go?
...Source(s): Retired performer.
- 6 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.