500 Greatest Songs of All Time

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Muddy Waters, 'Got My Mojo Working'
368/500

368. Muddy Waters, 'Got My Mojo Working'

Writer: Preston Foster
Producers: Phil Chess, Leonard Chess, Willie Dixon
Released: 1957, Chess
Did not chart

Waters made his version of "Mojo" after hearing R&B singer Ann Coleper form it while they toured together in 1956. He retooled the rhythm and lyrics, turning it into a speedy howl about voodoo and sexual power.

Appears on: The Anthology (Chess/MCA)

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