Did you know that “nasty” records didn’t just come about in the last 10 years? “Hoochie Coochie Man” is a blues standard recorded by Muddy Waters in 1954, the song went number 8 on the Billboard Black Singles chart. The Hoochie Coochie was a provocative dance performed by woman and a “Hoochie Coochie Man” watched. “Hoochie Coochie Man” has been covered by several artists; from Etta James to B.B. King to Eric Clapton. The song is the the Blues Hall of Fame and received a Grammy Hall of Fame Award in 1998.

Kimberly Kennedy Charles

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