Saturday, April 4, 2009

HOWLIN' WOLF, "How Many More Years"

Chester Arthur Burnett, aka, Howlin’ Wolf is considered one of the leading performers in the electric blues. ‘How Many More Years’ which was released in 1951 after he moved to Chicago and switched managers, became Howlin’ Wolf’s biggest hit. The song reflected a much more modern sound than did ‘Moaning at Midnight,’ which was his first recording and helped to make him an instant star
the song made it to #4 in 1951 on the Billboard charts.

Additionally, In 2004, Rolling Stone Magazine ranked him #51 on their list of the 100 Greatest Artists of All Time.

Listen to How Many More Years here :

Informational Source:Taylor, B. Kimberly. "Howlin' Wolf Biography".

Howlin' Wolf. How many more years. Moanin' At Midnight. Chess Recoreds. Released: August 1951

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