Tuesday, July 29 2008
Sometimes changing the course of modern music can be surprisingly easy. Though their names may not be laced in the stars right next to Sinatra and Dylan, these mavericks will always be remembered for breaking boundaries, stretching the definitions of genres, and rewriting what the very notion of a "pop song" is.
Thursday, February 12 2004
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Monday, May 23 2011
In this final installment of the Between the Grooves series dedicated to Howlin’ Wolf’s Rocking Chair album, George de Stefano states that Wolf's music is so compelling because it seems such a direct, unmediated expression of his singular personality.
Monday, May 16 2011
“Howlin’ for My Baby” is the most joyful number on Rocking Chair: Its exuberance and humor are irresistible.
Monday, May 9 2011
On "Back Door Man", Howlin' Wolf offers the alluring promise of illicit midnight pleasure.
Monday, May 2 2011
Sexual poaching and its consequences become a life and death drama in Howlin’ Wolf’s “Down in the Bottom”.
Monday, April 25 2011
"Goin' Down Slow" is a dramatic tour de force in three minutes and 18 seconds, standing as the most emotionally-shattering performance on Rocking Chair.