Howlin' Wolf

Chester Arthur Burnett, known as Howlin' Wolf, was a Chicago blues singer, guitarist, and harmonica player, originally from Mississippi. 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 Artists of All Time".

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How Many More YearsThe American Folk-Blues, Vol. 52:50
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Work For Your MoneyThe American Folk-Blues, Vol. 42:18
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The Red RoosterThe Super, Super Blues Band7:25
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Somebody In My HomeThe American Folk-Blues, Vol. 52:28
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Just To Be With YouThe American Folk-Blues, Vol. 53:17
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Young Fashioned WaysThe American Folk-Blues, Vol. 43:04
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I Want To Be LovedThe American Folk-Blues, Vol. 52:44
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Long Distance CallThe American Folk-Blues, Vol. 42:43
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