Hubert Sumlin



Hubert Sumlin

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1953 to 2011
Born
November 16, 1931
Died
December 4, 2011
Location
Chicago, IL, United States
Biography
Hubert Sumlin (born November 16, 1931, died December 4, 2011) was a blues guitar player known as a both a solo artist and central element in Howlin' Wolf's backup band. Listed in Rolling Stone's The 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time, he is cited as a major influence by many artists, including Eric Clapton, Keith Richards, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Jimmy Page, and Elliott Sharp. Hubert taught Stevie Vaughn to play many of his signature tunes while living in Austin, TX in the late 1970's. Born in Greenwood, Mississippi, Sumlin was raised in Hughes, Arkansas. As a boy, Sumlin met Howlin' Wolf (Chester Burnett) by sneaking into a performance.
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Top Songs by Hubert Sumlin


Blues Guitar Boss

All I Can Do

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Hubert Sumlin's Blues Party

Down in the Bottom

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Got My Mojo Working

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Rock Me Baby

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Hoochie Coochie Man

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Albums, Releases & Mixtapes


Healing Feeling

Healing Feeling

Hubert Sumlin April 1, 2014

11 Tracks

Hubert Sumlin's Blues Party

Hubert Sumlin's Blues Party

Hubert Sumlin April 1, 2014

10 Tracks

Blues Guitar Boss

Blues Guitar Boss

Hubert Sumlin April 2, 2012

10 Tracks

Heart & Soul

Heart & Soul

Hubert Sumlin June 28, 2010

10 Tracks

Wake Up Call

Wake Up Call

Hubert Sumlin March 30, 2007

10 Tracks

About Them Shoes

About Them Shoes

Hubert Sumlin January 25, 2005

13 Tracks

Bill's Blues

Bill's Blues

Hubert Sumlin August 27, 2002

9 Tracks

I Know You

I Know You

Hubert Sumlin July 11, 2000

12 Tracks

Legends

Legends

Hubert Sumlin October 27, 1998

11 Tracks

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