Historic Photos From Mud Morganfield

Mud Morganfield is the eldest son of Muddy Waters. His mother, Mildred McGhee, was seeing Muddy in the 1950s and had a few historic photos seen below. Mud has shared these images from his family photo album. Thank you Mud Morganfield!


Mud Morganfield’s Parents: Muddy Waters & Mildred McGhee (Then Known as Mildred Williams)
(Photo Courtesy of Mud Morganfield)


Elgin Evans, Drummer for The Muddy Waters Band in the 1950s
(Photo Courtesy of Mud Morganfield)


Muddy Waters & Mildred McGhee Relaxing With Friends at the 708 Club in Chicago, IL – 1956
The top row shows Otis Spann, Bob Hadley (sax player), and James Cotton.
(Photo Courtesy of Mud Morganfield)


Hubert Sumlin, Mildred McGhee, Otis Spann With Friends
(Photo Courtesy of Mud Morganfield)


Muddy Waters at the Jones Hotel in Memphis, TN – 1956
Otis Spann, Hubert Sumlin, Muddy Waters, James “Killer” Triplet
(Photo Courtesy of Mud Morganfield)


Driver & Hairdresser James “Killer” Triplet Works on Muddy’s Hair With Mildred McGhee in Background – 1956
(Photo Courtesy of Mud Morganfield)

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