Donald "Duck" Dunn, bass player and songwriter and a member of the Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Fame band Booker T. and the MGs and the Blues Brothers band, has passed away.
Though the song has been featured in dozens of movies, it's lyrics continue to be somewhat of a mystery. The song, like so many traditional folk songs, has a long and storied history, winding from rushed phonetic translation in New Orleans to a misheard title in Chess Records and far beyond and before.
Today would be Muddy Waters' 102nd birthday, and we're bringing you several interesting 'hidden gem' facts about the life and legacy of Muddy Waters and those who, inspired by his accomplishments, used his innovative music to help change the world!
"Nobody is out there, picking up where the Allman Brothers left off. I decided that I would do that."