Howlin’ For Hubert
Hubert Sumlin:
Raised by the Wolf

Hubert Sumlin & Johnny Littlejohn
1986 Abilene Cafe NYC

Midnight Rambler in Woodstock
Levon Helm makes ‘dirt farmer’ music in his
barn-studio and the world comes to listen

Ollabelle: The next generation
of folk music is already here

In the Green Room with
‘Late Night’ Jimmy Vivino

David Johansen: Rocker rooted in blues
John Sebastian: “Lovin’ Spoonful”
James Wormworth: “The Worm”
Brian Mitchell: New York Piano Man
Mike Merritt: “Bassman”

Backstage Stories
Remembrances of backstage passes
“Howlin’ for Hubert” By Robert Jr Whitall
F%$* YOU MOTHERF%$*^#! By Kim Wilson
“Sully’s” once the Best Bar in America
Tales from the road By Bobby Murray
Strollin’ down Memory Lane
Johnny ‘Guitar’ Watson
Tony Mart’s, Somer’s Point, NJ, July 1965 27

On The Road
NYC Blues • Odetta’s Memorial Celebration
Phoenix Blues Blast
San Diego blues
Memphis blues
New Orleans blues

Voice of the Wetlands

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On the cover:
Howlin’ For Hubert backstage at BB King’s, NYC, Nov. 26, 2008.
Photo by Robert Jr Whitall

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Robert Johnson
by Dagmar Chaplin