Hubert Sumlin

INCURABLE BLUES - THE TROUBLES & TRIUMPH OF BLUES LEGEND HUBERT SUMLIN

by Will Romano
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CLEARANCE PRICED! The first and only authorized biography of this enigmatic musician reveals a guitarist who has overcome cancer, alcoholism and personal and professional tribulations to testify to the classic days of Chicago blues. Sumlin's incendiary guitar playing is heard on Howlin' Wolf's classic Chess sides and his playing inspired Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Carlos Santana, and others; and his story touches the careers of legends such as James Cotton, Muddy Waters, and Lonnie Brooks. First-hand interviews with Sumlin and those who know him and his music create an indelible portrait of an often unheralded musician. 264 pp.   More Details...

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The first and only authorized biography of this enigmatic musician reveals a guitarist who has overcome cancer, alcoholism and personal and professional tribulations to testify to the classic days of Chicago blues. Sumlin's incendiary guitar playing is heard on Howlin' Wolf's classic Chess sides and his playing inspired Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Carlos Santana, and others; and his story touches the careers of legends such as James Cotton, Muddy Waters, and Lonnie Brooks. First-hand interviews with Sumlin and those who know him and his music create an indelible portrait of an often unheralded musician. 264 pp.