Monday, May 9 2011
On "Back Door Man", Howlin' Wolf offers the alluring promise of illicit midnight pleasure.
Monday, April 18 2011
“Spoonful” is one of the best-known and most recorded songs in the history of the blues, and there's something mysterious about it. What exactly is in that spoonful?
Monday, April 4 2011
“Wang Dang Doodle”, one of the hardest-rocking tracks on Rocking Chair, celebrates extreme, even violent pleasure. Howlin' Wolf sings it with gusto, but he actually hated the song.