Meeting of the guitar giants
Hubert Sumlin (Wolf's favorite guitarist) meets
Moore (Elvis's favorite guitarist) backstage
at the Ponderosa Stomp in New
Besides being a GREAT guitarist, you were
gentleman, and a real gentle man.
We’ll miss you always, Hubert.
- Mark Hoffman
- James Segrest
at Midnight” —
the first and only
biography of the great Howlin’ Wolf —
a Blues Hall of Fame inductee
as “a classic
of blues literature”!
“Answers almost every who, what, and why about the blues
- National Public Radio
“An insightful—and long overdue—look at an utterly unique and
- The Houston Chronicle
“A superb biography of the bluesman Sam Phillips thought
could have changed rock ’n’ roll history.”
- Mojo magazine
More than 35 years ago, Howlin’ Wolf predicted the first black President:
“You know, they called us ‘coons’—said we didn’t have no
You gonna wake up one morning, and a coon’s gonna be the President.”
—“Coon on the Moon” from The Back Door Wolf, recorded in 1973
looking for unpublished photos, unseen or unheard film, video, and sound
clips, and first-person stories of and about Howlin’ Wolf!
If you have any of these or know someone else who does, please contact
Mark Hoffman. Thanks!