The British band The Rolling Stones named themselves after Muddy Waters' 1950 song "Rollin' Stone". "Rollin' Stone" is a blues song recorded by Muddy Waters in 1950. The band Cream covered "Rollin' and Tumblin'" on their 1966 debut album, Fresh Cream. Muddy Waters' "Rollin' Stone" (1950) is based on an earlier song, dating to the 1920s. Almost a decade after Petway made the first recording, Muddy Waters sang a famous cover of “Catfish Blues” and called it “Rollin’ Stone”. There is one instrumental on the list: "Green Onions" by the American band Booker T. and the M.G. Muddy Waters was a huge influence on The Stones; their name comes from his song "Rollin' Stone." The song was broadly influential, and a little band from England took the name as their own, calling themselves The Rolling Stones. That same song influenced Bob Dylan’s “Like a Rolling Stone” and inspired the name of Rolling Stone magazine (though the phrase itself comes from "a rolling stone gathers no moss," a proverb coined by Publilius Syrus in the first century BC.) The number of songs from each of the decades represented in the 2004 version is as follows: Discover releases, reviews, credits, songs, and more about Muddy Waters - Rolling Stone at Discogs. The Rolling Stones took their name from the Muddy Waters’ song "Rollin' Stone." Jimi Hendrix recalled that "I first heard him as a little boy and it scared me to death". April 1983 in Westmont, Illinois; eigentlich McKinley Morganfield) war einer der einflussreichsten US-amerikanischen Bluesmusiker.Das Rolling Stone Magazine setzt ihn auf Platz 17 der 100 besten Künstler aller Zeiten. "Still a Fool", recorded by Muddy Waters a year later using the same arrangement and melody, reached number nine on the Billboard R&B chart. It is his interpretation of "Catfish Blues", a Delta blues that dates back to 1920s Mississippi. It also appears in Better Off Dead , Risky Business and Goodfellas (as part of … 's (number 181). Complete your Muddy Waters collection. Muddy Waters (* 4.April 1913 in Rolling Fork, Mississippi; † 30. This was used in the movie The Long Kiss Goodnight , starring Samuel L. Jackson and Geena Davis. Eric Clapton was a big fan of Muddy Waters while growing up, and his music influenced Clapton's music career.