Hubert SumlinBluesman Hubert Sumlin has died. He was 80 years old. The Chicago Sun Times reports that the Howlin' Wolf guitarist passed away on Sunday in a hospital in Wayne, N.J., due to heart failure.
Sumlin -- one of the most revered blues guitarists of the last half century -- was best k ... More >>
Hubert Sumlin, guitarist and sideman to Howlin' Wolf for most of his career, became an unwitting inspiration for a generation of British rockers including Eric Clapton, Jimmy Page and Keith Richards. When the Big Head Blues Club rolls out in celebration of Robert Johnson's 100th birthday, Sumlin, ... More >>
This year may mark the centennial of the birth of the late legendary
Delta bluesman Robert Johnson, but David "Honeyboy" Edwards is nearing
the century mark himself. Born on June 28, 1915, in Mississippi, the
living legend will celebrate his 96th birthday this year and is still feeling th ... More >>