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The Chess box 1951-1973

Howlin' Wolf (performer)
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The Chess box 1951-1973

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Title
The Chess box 1951-1973
Performer
Howlin' Wolf 1910-1976
Publisher
MCA, 2009
3 cd's + boekje
Playing time
03:33:26
EAN
0076732933220
CDR
JAX5619

About Howlin' Wolf

Howlin' Wolf (born Chester Arthur Burnett, June 10, 1910 – January 10, 1976) was a Chicago blues singer, guitarist, and harmonica player. Originally from Mississippi, he moved to Chicago in adulthood and became successful, forming a rivalry with fellow bluesman Muddy Waters. With a booming voice and imposing physical presence, he is one of the best-known Chicago blues artists.

The musician and critic Cub Koda noted, "no one could match Howlin' Wolf for the singular ability to rock the house down to the foundation while simultaneously scaring its patrons out of its wits." Producer Sam Phillips recalled, "When I heard Howlin' Wolf, I said, 'This is for me. This is where the soul of man never dies.'" Several of his songs, including "Smokestack Lightnin'", "Killing Floor" and "Spoonful", have become blues and blues rock standards. In 2011, Rolling Stone magazine ranked him number 54 on its list of the "100 Greatest…Read more on Wikipedia