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The Great Unknowns No. 11: Howlin' Wolf Burnette

Profile by Guy Stevens, Record Mirror, August 1963

WHEN PYE records launched their second R & B campaign, one of the artists involved was a gentleman by the strange name of Howlin' Wolf. ...

The American Folk-Blues Festival: All About The Croaker!

Report and Interview by David Griffiths, Record Mirror, October 1964

Long John Baldry talks to RM's David Griffiths about the Folk-Blues Festival ...

Howlin' Wolf: The Marquee, London, November 26, 1964

Live Review by John Broven, Blues Unlimited, January 1965

FOLLOWING HIS performances at Croydon and elsewhere, Wolf's first visit to an English club was eagerly awaited by local blues enthusiasts, He was accorded a ...

The Dave Godin Column: Howlin' Wolf

Essay by Dave Godin, Blues & Soul, April 1969

I RECENTLY READ a most scathing and critical review of the new Howlin' Wolf album which has been issued in the States on Cadet-Concept (the ...

Howlin' Wolf: Wolf Gathers His Flock In London

Report and Interview by Jerry Gilbert, Melody Maker, May 1970

WHEN THE early 1960s gave birth to the R&B boom in Britain, it was artists like Howlin' Wolf, Little Walter, Bo Diddley and Muddy Waters ...

Memphis Blues: Sun Rise

Overview by Colin Escott, Record Mirror, November 1971

IN 1950 WHEN Sam Phillips gave up his job as band promoter for the Peabody Hotel in Memphis and opened the studio of the Memphis ...

Howlin' Wolf

Profile by Ben Edmonds, Ann Arbor Blues & Jazz Festival program, November 1972

"Howlin' Wolf, man...he's the guts of America spilling out on the floor, that's all."Greil Marcus/CREEM ...

Howlin' Wolf: All The Man Wants To Do Is Sing The Blues

Report by Jim Esposito, Gainesville Sun, The, September 1974

Born Chester Burnett on June 10, 1910 on a plantation near Tupelo, Mississippi, Howlin' Wolf is a legendary black bluesman, ranking with the likes of ...

Howlin' Wolf, Sonny Boy Williamson, Little Walter

Review by Don Snowden, Pasadena Guardian, November 1975

Howlin' Wolf: Change My Way (CHV 418)Sonny Boy Williamson: One Way Out (CHV 417)Little Walter: Confessin' The Blues (CHV 416)Chess Vintage Series (Chess/Janus Records) ...

...Howlin’ for The Wolf

Retrospective by Cliff White, New Musical Express, January 1976

"I was just a country boy, glad to get some sounds on wax" ...

Various Artists Sun Records: The Blues Years 1950 — 1956

Review by Charles Shaar Murray, New Musical Express, February 1986

"The blues is a chair, not a design for a chair, or a better chair… it is the first chair. It is a chair for ...

Howlin' Wolf: Live and Cookin' at Alice's Revisited

Sleevenotes by Don Snowden, Chess/MCA Records, 1992

BY 1972, HOWLIN' WOLF was on the downhill side of his fabled career as one of the twin titans of Chicago blues. ...

Hubert Sumlin: The Wolf’s Man

Interview by Alan Paul, Guitar World, 1998

INTRODUCTION: I had heard that Hubert Sumlin was a genuinely nice guy. But before I ventured uptown to a Manhattan club to interview him, there ...

Talkin' 'Bout A Spoonful: Hubert Sumlin, Eric Clapton and the evolution of blues guitar

Essay by Adam Blake, Cosmik Debris, February 2004

FOR THE RECORD, I would like to state that my favourite bluesmen are Sonny Boy (Aleck 'Rice' Miller) Williamson and Professor Longhair, neither of whom ...

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