• Which Americans Did the Beatles Want to Meet?

    From Norbert K@21:1/5 to All on Fri Mar 18 08:28:49 2022
    "When British groups began arriving in America circa 1964, they proclaimed Muddy [Waters] and other black bluesmen their sources of inspiration. Soon after landing, the Beatles announced their desire to see Muddy Waters and Bo Diddley. "Muddy Waters,"
    asked one reporter, "where's that?" An incredulous Paul McCartney answered, "Don't you know who your own famous people are here?"

    -- from Blues Guitar by Jas Obrecht

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