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Hubert Sumlin

    Hubert Sumlin have passed away Dec 4, 2011. First reported by Matt Marshall of American Blues Scene. Artist agency Blue Mountain Artists Tours reported “It is with deep and profound sadness we confirm the passing of the Legendary Blues Guitarist Hubert Sumlin. Hubert died this morning, December 4, [sic] 2012 in Wayne, NJ at St. Joseph’s Hospital of heart failure.”

    Summary quotation from Wikipedia: Hubert Sumlin (November 16, 1931 - December 4, 2011) an American Chicago blues and electric blues guitarist and singer, best known for his celebrated work, from 1955, as guitarist in Howlin’ Wolf’s band. His singular playing is characterized by “wrenched, shattering bursts of notes, sudden cliff-hanger silences and daring rhythmic suspensions” Listed as number sixty-five in the Rolling Stone 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time, Sumlin continues to tour and play blues guitar. —from Wikipedia (the Wikipedia:Text of Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License applies to Wikipedia’s block of text, along with any alterations, transformations, and/or building upon Wikipedia’s original text that BluesinPublic applied to this block of text)

    Stage name: Hubert Sumlin

    Birth name: Hubert Sumlin

    Birthday: November 16, 1931, in Greenwood, Mississippi, United States

    Death: December 4, 2011 (aged 80) in Wayne, New jersey, United States

    Instruments: vocals, guitar

Hubert Sumlin & David Johansen - Killing Floor

2007 Hubert Sumlin interview

Keith Richards discusses Hubert Sumlin

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