R.I.P. Huber Sumlin

Hubert Sumlin passed away today in New Jersey. The guitarist for Howlin' Wolf who played on all his classic Chess sides helped define the genre and influenced just about every Blues and Rock guitarist who came after him. His guitar work on SMOKESTACK LIGHTNING, EVIL, SPOONFUL, KILLING FLOOR is required study for every aspiring guitarist. 

Howlin' Wolf SMOKESTACK LIGHTNING http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UP34u6rdscs

Hubert Sumlin DVD excerpt http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uljcbObxSOQ