Howlin’ Wolf Photo Page

Chester Burnett AKA Howlin’ Wolf was one of the greatest blues artists of all time. A wonderful and unique vocalist, an uninhibited entertainer, a great band leader, and a magical recording artist, Howlin’ Wolf had it all. Please enjoy these photos.

Howlin’ Wolf and Sunnyland Slim.

Wolf Newport '66

Howlin’ Wolf Newport ’66

Photo by Jean-Pierre Leloir.

From Rolling Stone Magazine, August 1968. Courtesy Fulvio Fiore.

Howlin’ Wolf and John Lee Hooker at Hunter College, New York City, September 24, 1971. Photo Don Paulsen.

Homesick James, Johnny Shines, Howlin’ Wolf in 1972.

Moanin’ At Midnight – A Wonderful Book About Howlin’ Wolf
(Photo Courtesy of Peter Amft)

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The Super Super Blues Band Album Cover

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Howlin’ Wolf – The Back Door Album Cover

 

Hubert Sumlin & Howlin’ Wolf
(Photo by Brian Smith)

Howlin’ Wolf
(Photo by Chess Records)

The Howlin’ Wolf band at Silvio’s. Photo by Ray Flerlage.

708 Club photo card with Howlin’ Wolf, Little Hudson, and B.B. King.

A check from Sam Phillips of Memphis Recording Service and later Sun Records issued this check to Chester Burnett AKA Howlin’ Wolf in 1951, the year before he started Sun Records.

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