American bluesman (1910-1976). Real name: Chester Arthur Burnett. THE powerhouse blues performer. Though many other musicians have been more skilled, the Wolf's distinctive growl was capable of driving an audience wild with excitement (and sometimes terror). He recorded many songs written by Willie Dixon, backed up by blazing guitarists Willie Johnson and Hubert Sumlin. The Wolf made his television debut on ABC's rock music show "Shindig" in 1965--the Rolling Stones were scheduled to appear on the show and insisted that Howlin' Wolf perform as their special guest. Some of the Wolf's hits included "Smokestack Lightnin'", "The Red Rooster", "Back Door Man", "Killing Floor", and "Wang Dang Doodle". Many of his songs were covered by the Rolling Stones, the Doors, Cream, Jeff Beck, the Blues Project, and the Electric Flag.

HooHa! I beat pingouin to an empty music node!
Heh heh heh. Say babies, you ready fo' us to take this thang out? You ready? OK. Nateman, give me a chong chong chong. Yeah, you got it. Bonesy, you got that thang in tune now? Heh heh heh. Yo, beertender, lay some mo' rotgut own me. Yeah! Hey, Cowboy! Put that little girl down 'n get back t' ticklin' them ivories, boy! OK.

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Well, I don't know much 'bout the blues, baby
I leave those nodes to you and Vegas Lou
I just write about them white boys
Who walked a mile in them blues
Oh, the Captain he could Howl
just like that Chester A.
and even Dougie Fieger
could quote that Back Door Way
I don't know much 'bout the blues, baby
I just leave them nodes to you.

Poopele baby
There's so many music nodes that you can do
Why, I'm still waitin'
For you to do one
For Audie Belew.

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