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. Josephs 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 Wolfs 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 Wikipedias block of text, along with any alterations, transformations, and/or building upon Wikipedias 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
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