One of the truly great Chicago blues guitarists, long-time guitarist for Howlin’ Wolf, Hubert Sumlin died on Dec 4 at the age of 80.
New York Times obituary (which is where I learned that Sumlin’s guitar — and Wolf’s howls– were a selling point for Viagra!)
Mick Jagger & Keith Richards will pay all the costs of his funeral
- “300 pounds of Heavenly Joy“… a Wolf song, written by Willie Dixon featuring typical excellent guitar work
- Sumlin (“Little Hubert”) with Sunnyland Slim, 1964
- From the DVD: “Hubert Sumlin – Living the Blues“