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
TRACK 4 "Bad Boys" From Sallie Ford & the Sound Outside's Untamed Beast PARTISAN Liner notes: The unholy love child of Howlin' Wolf and Fiona Apple, Sallie Ford gleefully shouts, "I can fuck/I can drink/And I don't care what you think,"...Show More Summary
(Photo: Taken during the break in the back room at Howlin' Wolf in New Orleans. The Hot 8 were playing late into the night - super loud and energetic in the tiny space - and it was great. A real classic New Orleans sound.) Having returned...Show More Summary
Traffic sucks, so why not start your morning off with some music? You provide the toast and we'll provide the jams. More »
Screamin' Jay Hawkins, I Put a Spell on You Howlin' Wolf, I Ain't Superstitious Bobby 'Boris' Pickett, The Monster Mash Mannheim Steamroller version Alexandru Andries, Dracula Blues. This one goes out to Peter Lupu. Lightnin' Hopkins, Black Cat Blues. The...
A movie documentary, The Howlin’ Wolf Story, on the legendary blues performer, Chester “Howlin’ Wolf’ Burnett has also been issued on DVD as part of Bluebird The Secret History of Rock & Roll series. The DVD claims to include 30 minutes...Show More Summary
The Cult return from a slew of marginal albums to remind us that all we really wanted to hear were tracks from Love and Electric. Here's video and a couple of pics. And some thoughts on the matter.
Kenneth Choi has joined The Wolf Of Wall Street. The actor will play a pal and finance industry co-worker of star Leonardo DiCaprio in the Martin Scorsese-directed film. Choi, who was one of the Howlin’ Commandos in 2011’s Captain America:...Show More Summary
CHICAGO -- Pete Cosey, an innovative guitarist who brought his distinctive distorted sound to recordings with Miles Davis, Howlin' Wolf and Muddy Waters, has died,...
Guitarist Pete Cosey, who had played with Howlin' Wolf, Muddy Waters, Etta James, Miles Davis and Herbie Hancock, died today. He was 68. [ more › ]
"Wolf had seven wives. One was named Helen. She shot him with a double barrel shotgun with buckshot. Out the second floor window. This woman, oh man, he wrote that song about her!"
Big Hassle Like the bluesmen of England in the 1960s who were inspired by American songwriters Robert Johnson, Howlin' Wolf and many others, A Silent Film have taken British sentiments toward American folk music and turned it into something...Show More Summary
Eventually, just the way I discovered Chuck Berry, Muddy Waters, Howlin' Wolf, Willie Dixon, through the Rolling Stones, I did the same with anyone The Who were covering. That led me to Eddie in late 1967. Hunting down his albums in New York back then was almost impossible.
Chicago blues performer, Tail Dragger has a new release in collaboration with Bob Corritore on Delta Groove, Longtime Friends In The Blues. Tail Dragger has built a career on his Howlin’ Wolf inspired style while Corritore is not only a fine harmonica player, but also a terrific producer of classic Chicago styled blues recordings. Show More Summary
Campaigns like this Spring/Summer 2012 job from COS give us pause. We have to set down our coffee, turn down the Howlin’ Wolf and take a deeper look. At first blush, we were all like, “super clean, monochromatic, deviously drab,” and ready to call it good. But then things got quiet and we noticed the [...]Show More Summary