Muddy Manninen

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Muddy Manninen
Muddy Manninen, Wishbone Ash, 09-01-30, PB GER - 2.jpg
Manninen on stage with Wishbone Ash in January 2009
Background information
Birth name Jyrki Manninen
Born Finland
Genres Rock, hard rock, progressive rock, blues
Occupation(s) Musician
Instruments Electric guitar, vocals
Years active 1970s-present
Labels Love Records, Atlantic Records
Associated acts Wishbone Ash
Website Wishbone Ash website
Notable instruments
Gibson Les Paul Junior
Gibson Les Paul

Jyrki "Muddy" Manninen is a Finnish guitarist, best known for playing with Wishbone Ash.[1]

Musical career[edit]

Manninen's first release was through Love Records, which he recorded in 1979 with the Red House Blues Band. In the 1980s, Manninen played in bands supporting bands such as Status Quo and releasing albums on the Atlantic label. It was in this period that he met (and played with) guitarist Ben Granfelt. Following Granfelt's departure from Wishbone Ash in 2004, Manninen joined the group and produced the studio album Clan Destiny.[2]


  1. ^ "Muddy Manninen (biography)". Wishbone Ash. 2008. Retrieved 8 November 2008. 
  2. ^ "Muddy Manninen". Martin Turner's Wishbone Ash. 2008. Archived from the original on 22 May 2008. Retrieved 8 November 2008.