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Can't Be Satisfied: The Life and Times of Muddy Waters, by Robert Gordon (2002)

A classic biography covering Muddy's music as well as his turbulent personal life.

Delta Blues: the Life and Times of the Mississippi Masters Who Revolutionized American Music, by Ted Gioia (2009)

An accessible and thorough history of the original blues masters, including Muddy Waters, who came out of the Mississippi Delta to change the entire world of music.

Today's Chicago Blues, by Karen Hansen (2007)

A tour guide to Chicago for the blues fan, featuring many of the locales where Muddy Waters' career came into its own.

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