Monday, December 5, 2011

Hubert Sumlin, blues guitarist in Howlin' Wolf's band, passes.

Another great loss to blues and music world... guitar great Hubert Sumlin, best known for playing in Howlin' Wolf's band, and with many others including Muddy Waters, a fine solo artist in his own right, has passed away yesterday in New Jersey from a heart failure. He was 80 years old.

He helped shape Chicago blues with his guitar playing and spot on rhythms, performing on many blues standards that are timeless until today.

Here's a sampling of his work with the Wolf; RIP Hubert!!!

[Official Site]

[News Article]

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