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Former Howlin’ Wolf players Tail Dragger, Henry Gray join star-studded tribute to the Wolf on Howlin’ at Greaseland

For longtime bluesmen Henry Gray and Tail Dragger, the late, great Chester Burnett — a.k.a. Howlin’ Wolf — didn’t just serve as an inspiration. For them, he was a band leader and mentor, and the inclusion of these now senior … Continue reading

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Stuff You Gotta Watch: Joe Bonamassa pays tribute to blues masters on Muddy Wolf at Red Rocks

Blues-rock guitarist Joe Bonamassa is no stranger to covering the songs of the blues masters, having, for example, included tracks from Robert Johnson (“Stones in My Passway”), Howlin’ Wolf (“Who’s Been Talking”), and Willie Dixon (“I Got All You Need”) … Continue reading

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Birthday BLOW-out: Howlin’ Wolf’s hidden charms

When we looked at our calendar and realized that today was the anniversary of the birth of blues great Chester Arthur Burnett, a.k.a.¬†Howlin’ Wolf¬†(1910, West Point, Miss.), we knew we’d have to do something to commemorate the occasion. With so … Continue reading

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