Got My Mojo Workin

Song composer(s)

Foster, Preston / Waters, Muddy

Grateful Dead Recordings

Not recorded by the Dead

Dead Related Recordings

No Dead related recordings entered

Other Recordings

Ann Cole (1957)
Muddy Waters At Newport 1960 : Muddy Waters (1960)
Argo - The Blues, Volume 2 - Various Artists (Muddy Waters) (1963)
Long John's Blues : Long John Baldry (1964)
Folk Festival of the Blues - Various Artists (Muddy Waters) (1964)
Paul Butterfield Blues Band : Paul Butterfield Blues Band (1965)
Gloria : Shadows Of Knight (1966)
Jimmy Smith (1966)
Whiskey a Go-Go Revisited : Johnny Rivers (1967)
Live In London Volume 2 (Stax) - Various Artists (Carla Thomas ) (1967)
Fathers & Sons : Muddy Waters (1969)
Blues from Big Bill's Copacabana : Various Artists (Muddy Waters) (1969)
McKinley Morganfield A.K.A. Muddy Waters : Muddy Waters (1971)
Chess Blue Chip Series, Volume 2 : Various Artists (Muddy Waters) (1971)
Blues Rock Cookbook - Montreux Festival : Various Artists (Muddy Waters) (1972)
Blue Suede Shoes : Johnny Rivers (1973)
Frank Frost : Frank Frost (1973)
King Size : B B King (1977)
Live In Montreux : Buddy Guy (1977)
Sun Sounds Special "Memphis Beat" : Various Artists (Billy Adams) (1978)
Wine, Wine, Wine - Nightcaps (1980)
Rrrracket Time : Ronnie Hawkins & Hawks (1980)
The R & B Years : Mafred Mann (1982)
Live Backstage Access : Willie Dixon (1985)
Live at "Newport in New York" : Various Artists (Muddy Waters) (1989)
Chess Box : Muddy Waters (1990)
The Best Of Conway Twitty - The Rockin' Years : Conway Twitty (1991)
Muddy Waters Anthology (1991)
Blues Masters, Vol. 5 - Jump Blues Classics : Various Artists (Ann Cole) (1992)
Blues Masters, Vol. 6 - Blues Originals : Various Artists (Ann Cole) (1993)
Professor Longhair Anthology (1993)
Live in Japan 1986 : Otis Rush (1994)
Charly Blues Masterworks (Box Set) : Various Artists (Muddy Waters) (1994)
Walk A Mile In My Shoes - The Essential 70's Masters : Elvis Presley (1995)
Baton Label - Sol's Story : Various Artists (Ann Cole) (1997)


Authorship uncertain.

The original version first recorded (but probably not written by) Ann Cole.

Muddy Waters toured with Ann Cole in the late 50's, liked the song, and added lyrics to produce a new version.

Most subsequent versions credit just Muddy Waters as writer or credit Muddy Waters & Preston Foster. Some versions credit just Preston Foster.

Original version had the full title "Got My Mojo Workin (But It Just Won't Work On You)". Also occurs as "I've Got My Mojo Workin" or "I Got My Mojo Workin"