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Howlin’ Wolf Links

Click the links below to visit some of our favorite sites.

Blues To-Do

The essential blues magazine in the Pacific Northwest

King Biscuit Blues Festival

The biggest free blues festival in the South, held in historic Helena, Arkansas

Pt. Townsend Country Blues Festival

A great acoustic blues festival

Waterfront Blues Festival

Held in Portland, Oregon on the 4th of July weekend

The Rosebud Agency

One of the best roots-music agencies

Rick Allen

Rick played and recorded with Sonny Boy Williamson II, Albert King, Etta James, Delaney and Bonnie Bramlett, Ernie K-Doe, and many other great musicians. Several college students shot a video of Rick playing three complete shows with Wolf and his band at the Savoy Lounge of the Shelby Hotel in Detroit one night in 1974. If you know who shot this footage, please contact Rick! Please see our Rick Allen page.

Killing Floor

The official site for the seminal British blues band who backed Freddie King and Wolf on a UK tour in 1969—still going strong in 2011 with a new album in the works!

The T-Bones

The official site for the influential British blues band from the 1960s—Crawdaddy and Marquee Club regulars who toured with Wolf, Sonny Boy, Mose Allison, and many other American blues greats.

The Blue Highway

The biggest blues site on the Web

R. Crumb's Charlie Patton

Crumb's life of Charlie Patton, online. It comes from Crumb's magnificent book R. Crumb Draws the Blues.

Bob Corritore

Nice site by the well-respected Phoenix harp player, record producer, and club owner (The Rhythm Room)


More than 50 fantastic, newly available portraits of Wolf, including some of the best we've ever seen of Wolf in performance or in private!

University of Mississippi Blues Archive

The most complete repository of blues materials in the world

Center for the Study of Southern Culture

Great Southern cultural center, and home of Living Blues magazine

Sonnyboy Williamson site

The definitive site about Sonnyboy II ("Rice" Miller)

Washington Blues Society

The largest blues society in the Pacific Northwest

Blues Talk

A blog "where the blues never die"; its first post is a nice piece about the Wolf



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