Big Foot Chester is the lesser-known alias of Chester Arthur Burnett, who is best known as Howlin' Wolf and when you hear him sing you'll know why. He possessed one of the most powerful voices in the history of blues, and had Howlin'...Show More Summary
Like many works in Martin Scorsese's estimable oeuvre, The Wolf of Wall Street is brimming with pop songs. The soundtrack features an assortment of memorable hits from the past, including Eartha Kitt's "C'est Si Bon" and Howlin' Wolf's...Show More Summary
Martin Scorsese films are infamous for meticulously selected soundtracks, and the three-hour epic The Wolf Of Wall Street is no exception, featuring tracks by Billy Joel, Bo Diddley, Howlin’ Wolf, and Eartha Kitt. But The A.V. Club has the...Show More Summary
It’s hard to believe that it’s been a quarter of a century, but time flies when you’re having fun. The club, which debuted on Dec. 8, 1988 in a small, L-shaped room in Fat City has evolved into one of the city’s premier live music venues, presenting a mix of local and national musical acts […] The post The Howlin’ Wolf celebrates 25 years! appeared first on The Vinyl District.
When New Orleans was flooded in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, musicians all over the world staged benefits to aid the city and its residents. Now it’s our turn. This benefit, which is daytime event at the Howlin’ Wolf, is raising funds for those affected by the floods in Colorado. Show More Summary
The wolf might be the rockingest animal, at least if you consider the number of bands whose names pay it tribute: There's Wolf Parade, AIDS Wolf, Wolfmother, Wolf Eyes, We Are Wolves, Steppenwolf, Howlin' Wolf, Guitar Wolf, and just Wolf (a Swedish heavy metal band). Show More Summary
The man holds up a 78 rpm record bearing the blue-and-white logo of Chess Records, an iconic label for any fan of the blues. He places it on a vintage Califone turntable, and we hear Howlin' Wolf's "Rockin' Daddy" in all its tactile glory. Show More Summary
Heard through the wall of a neighboring apartment, you might confuse Tom Waits’s music with Howlin’ Wolf’s. Then again, you could just as easily mistake it for a long-lost Harry Partch piece, an especially ‘out’ Busta Rhymes interlude, or a bootleg recording of Randy Newman twelve-stepping in reverse. For all the discussion of Tom Waits [...]
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Omar Dykes has been pretty busy with new releases lately and with his band, The Howlers, he has another new release Runnin’ With The Wolf (Provogue Records). As the title suggests, this is a tribute to Howlin’ Wolf. Given Omar’s gravelly,...Show More Summary
THEATER REVIEW: "I need some ladies up here," declared Howlin' Wolf, as channeled through Rick Stone, at Black Ensemble Theatre on Sunday.
THEATER REVIEW: "Ain't No Crying the Blues (In the Memory of Howlin' Wolf)" at Black Ensemble Theatre ??? THEATER REVIEW: "Ain't No Crying the Blues (In the Memory of Howlin' Wolf)" at Black Ensemble Theatre ???... "I need some ladies up here," declared Howlin' Wolf, as channeled through Rick Stone, at Black Ensemble Theatre on Sunday.
This week's playlist includes music by Joséphine Baker, Ray LaMontagne, Howlin' Wolf, Les Paul, and more.
Last weekend, I was eating a delicious supper in godamn Greenwood (!!), when Howlin' Wolf's dirty song about buttfucking—"Back Door Man"—came on. The radio station was some internet "blues" station, I think, so what I was hearing was...Show More Summary
I’m not sure what, exactly, people are expecting when they shell out to see the Rolling Stones arena-tour extravaganza, but they probably aren’t counting on appearances from voice-ravaged weirdo hero Tom Waits, even if he has recorded a bunch of stuff with Keith Richards over the years. Last night, however, Waits joined the Stones onstage [...]
More than 50 years ago, Howlin' Wolf's ferocious music and gentler side were revealed to guitar whiz Bloomfield and Goldberg, his keyboard-adept buddy.
Here’s a news item we didn’t see coming – the original lineup of Garage A Trois will reunite for a special late night set at New Orleans’ Howlin’ wolf on April 27th. The set, featuring Charlie Hunter, Skerik and Stanton Moore, will take place following Leftover Salmon’s performance at the same venue. Show More Summary
Blues guitarist Magic Slim dies in Pa. at age 75 via Rickey.org Magic Slim, a contemporary of blues greats Muddy Waters and Howlin' Wolf who helped shape the sound of Chicago's electric blues, has died at age 75. The Voice • American Idol • The X Factor
Guitarist Magic Slim, a mainstay of the Chicago blues scene who followed in the footsteps of such greats as Muddy Waters and Howlin' Wolf, died on Thursday at age 75, his manager said.
Charles Paul Harris, Michael Ochs Archives PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Magic Slim, a contemporary of blues greats Muddy Waters and Howlin' Wolf who helped shape the sound of Chicago's electric blues, has died at age 75. His manager Marty Salzman says Slim died shortly after midnight Thursday at a Philadelphia hospital. Show More Summary