Howlin' Wolf. "Where the soul of man never dies," no less a figure than Sam Phillips once declared about Wolf's voice.

Howlin' Wolf. "Where the soul of man never dies," no less a figure than Sam Phillips once declared about Wolf's voice.

Delta bluesman Howlin' Wolf was one of the most influential and imposing musicians of the post-World War II era, and his later electric Chicago blues — featuring his deep, lupine voice — helped shape the sound of rock & roll. Numerous blues-based rock artists, from the Rolling Stones to Eric Clapton, sang his praises and helped sustain his career throughout the 1960s and beyond.

Delta bluesman Howlin' Wolf was one of the most influential and imposing musicians of the post-World War II era, and his later electric Chicago blues — featuring his deep, lupine voice — helped shape the sound of rock & roll. Numerous blues-based rock artists, from the Rolling Stones to Eric Clapton, sang his praises and helped sustain his career throughout the 1960s and beyond.

Chester Arthur Burnett, aka Howlin’ Wolf, b. June 10, 1910

Chester Arthur Burnett, aka Howlin’ Wolf, b. June 10, 1910

This is a really great poster featuring one of my favorite Bluesmen, Howlin' Wolf!

This is a really great poster featuring one of my favorite Bluesmen, Howlin' Wolf!

I interrupt my endless postings of women in the 20's and 60's to bring you - this badass old pic of Muddy Waters and Howlin’ Wolf

I interrupt my endless postings of women in the 20's and 60's to bring you - this badass old pic of Muddy Waters and Howlin’ Wolf

Howlin' Wolf--Chester Arthur Burnett (6.10. 1910 –1.10. 1976) was an influential American blues singer, guitarist and harmonica player.

Howlin' Wolf--Chester Arthur Burnett (6.10. 1910 –1.10. 1976) was an influential American blues singer, guitarist and harmonica player.

Howlin’ Wolf during some London sessions, 1970.

Howlin’ Wolf during some London sessions, 1970.

Howlin' Wolf on stage at Silvios, Chicago, early 60's.

Howlin' Wolf on stage at Silvios, Chicago, early 60's.

howlin' wolf and muddy waters

howlin' wolf and muddy waters

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