Howlin’ Wolf – My Man for Days like These …

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Belgium today: it’s cold, it’s raining, it’s dark at daytime, winter is knocking at the frontdoor… it’s one of those bluesy, depressing days. For me not a day to listen to dynamite rock’n roll or ‘happy’ pop music. No, I’m in the mood for listening to the Blues… my medication, my compagnon, my vibes for days like these. First on is Chester Arthur Burnett, the legendary Howlin’ Wolf… the incredible influential American blues singer, guitarist and harmonica player. He knows what the Blues is all about and… oh man… can he play the Blues…

This is the only known filmed version of “Smokestack Lightning” by Howlin’ Wolf… 1964… his first tour in England…

And here’s The Man defining and playing the Blues…

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JL

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