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Howlin' Wolf

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Howlin Wolf

October 4, 2010 With his growling vocals, Wolf fought his way to the top of the cutthroat Chicago blues scene.

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Howlin Wolf

April 26, 2012 Rock historian Ed Ward examines the evolution of the blues legend's singular talent.

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KWEM in West Memphis was, in many ways, a springboard for blues artists on their way to greater glory, including guitarist B.B. King.

June 15, 2011 Memphis and West Memphis made many great contributions to early acoustic and electric blues.

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Gillian Welch

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Bon Iver

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Charles Mingus

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Emerson String Quartet

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Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan

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Wye Oak

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M.I.A.

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Arcade Fire

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Howlin' Wolf: The Chess Box

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