Thursday, December 8, 2011

RIP Blues Guitarist Hubert Sumlin

Blues guitarist Hubert Sumlin, who worked as a sideman with Howlin' Wolf, died December 4 at the age of 80.

Downbeat has an obituary.
Hubert Sumlin, Guitarist for Howlin’ Wolf, Dead at 80

Chicago radio station WXRT has reported that Mick Jagger and Keith Richards have offered to pay for the funeral expenses.
Local Memorial Set For Hubert Sumlin, Mick And Keith Reportedly Pay For Funeral

The library has CDs and DVDs featuring both his work with Howlin' Wolf and his solo material.

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