Bobby Talalay

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Howlin' Wolf: His Best -Chess 50th Anniversary Col&hellip ~ Howlin' Wolf
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When the deep voice of Wolf breaks into your bedroom in Moanin' at Midnight you'll wonder what hit you. The songs on this album beautifully represent Wolf's versatility and talent and allow for several types of the Blues to emerge. Bebop is represented by How Many More Years and the Mississppi delta by Sitting on Top of the World (originally by the memphis sheiks). The eclectic mix of styles highlight the variety of Howlin' Wolf. When singing electric blues, backed by Hubert Sumlin, the power of Wolf really emerges and tracks like Hidden Charms and Shake for Me are true Chicago blues. However, the true gems on this album are in his less celebrated tracks like Who's Been Talkin and Moanin'… Read more

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