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Carrera In 1948 he formed a band that included guitarists Willie Johnson and MT Murphy, the harmonica player Junior Parker, a pianist named Destruction and drummer Willie Steele, and in 1951 began performing on radio in West Memphis, Arkansas. His 1962 album Rockin ‘Chair Album is one of the most famous blues records, known for its cover illustration of a rocking chair. This album contained “Wang Dang Doodle,” “Goin ‘Down Slow,” “Spoonful” and “The Red Rooster” songs that were the basis for the repertoires of British and American bands infatuated with Chicago blues. In 1965 appeared on the Shindig TV show with the Rolling Stones. Wolf gave several concerts in Chicago in 1972, recorded by the Chess label in the album Live and Cookin and in 1973 he produced his latest album The Back Door Wolf. Of particular resonance her album “London Sessions”, recorded in London with a super-band of British stars (Eric Clapton, Stevie Winwood, Charlie Watts, Bill Wyman) and his inseparable Hubert Sumlin.The inimitable abrasive style of Howlin ‘Wolf has precluded any imitation. Endowed with a rudimentary musical technique (in the harmonica as the slide guitar), his peculiar sense of tempo and howling (as in the famous “Smokestack Lightning”) gave his performances always a vigor unmatched. The psychedelic rock of the sixties had on Howlin ‘Wolf to one of its most inspiring. Jimi Hendrix began his performance at the Monterey festival in 1967 (his first appearance at the level of big stars) with a frantic version of a classic Howlin ‘Wolf, Killing Floor. ” The success Cream became another major piece of Howlin ‘Wolf (although composed by Willie Dixon), the feverish “Spoonful”, and also bequeathed a recreation remembered “Sittin’ on the top of the world”. The Doors covered “Back Door Man” and the Rolling Stones were one of his earliest hits with the ineffable “Little Red Rooster”.The vocal style of John Fogerty, lead singer of Creedence Clearwater Revival, also owes much to Howlin ‘Wolf, which is evident in songs by the group as “The Graveyard Train,” among others. Howlin ‘Wolf died of cancer at the Veterans Hospital in Hines, Illinois, on 10 January 1976.