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12’ Bar Ramblin’ #61 ‘Howlin’ Wolf’ with Stefan Matussek

29 June 2021
  • Blues
  • Rock
  • Boogie
  • Melancholy
  • Soulful

Howlin’ Wolf was a legendary blues singer and songwriter. Some of his material, such as “Smokestack Lightnin'”, “Spoonful” and “Killing Floor” went on to become blues and blues rock standards. Originally from Mississippi, he honed his craft under the tutelage of the great Charley Patton. After being discovered in Memphis he moved to Chicago signed to Chess Records and quickly made a name for himself amidst the blossoming Chicago blues scene. This episode is dedicated to the man, his life and the influence he had on the genre. Though he is mostly known for his unique voice, this episode will focus on Howlin’ Wolf as a songwriter. You will hear lesser known songs written and performed by the man himself, but also more well-known songs written by him and performed by other artists.  

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Riding in the Moonlight - John Blues Boyd
I'll Be Around - Howlin' Wolf
My Baby Walked Off - Howlin' Wolf
Somebody in My Home - Howlin' Wolf
Baby Ride With Me - Howlin' Wolf
Sweet Woman (I Got A Woman) - Howlin' Wolf
Who's Been Talking - Howlin' Wolf
Moanin' At Midnight - Big Brother & The Holding Company
Killing Floor - Albert King
Who's Been Talkin' - Robert Cray
Tell Me - Stevie Ray Vaughan & Double Trouble
I'm Leaving You - J.B. Hutto & The New Hawks
I Asked for Water (She Gave Me Gasoline) - James Blood Ulmer
I Didn't Know - Smokey Wilson
Howlin' For My Darling - Jimmy Rogers
Baby How Long - John Hammond
Rocking Daddy - John Primer & The Teardrops
How Many More Years - T-Model Ford
Smokestack Lightnin' - Eamon Walker
Sombody's Knockin' - Wilburt Lee Reliford
The Line - Ajay Srivastav
All This Time On My Hands - The TInMen