Wednesday, December 7, 2011

The Death Of Blues Guitarist Hubert Sumlin, And Other Losses Sustained By Our Music

Two musical tragedies have been reported this week.

More important is the death of Hubert Sumlin (far left), groundbreaking guitarist for Howlin' Wolf (pictured with Sumlin) and Willie Dixon and idol of many strong musicians, at age 80.

Less important are the Beastie Boys, Guns 'N Roses, and the Red Hot Chili Peppers -- each of which has been granted what has become a deeply discounted admission to the Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Fame.

Who's next? Kenny G?

Infytune: Smokestack Lightin', Howlin' Wolf
Infytune: Smokestack Lightnin', Hubert Sumlin (instructional)
Infytune: Killing Floor, Hubert Sumlin with Eric Clapton, Robert Cray and Jimmie Vaughan


Anonymous said...

That Pat Metheny screed is too funny! Thanks Infy G.!;~>

Anonymous said...

The city is falling apart, the GOP is going gaga for Gingrich and this is what you come up with? Cmon Infy. What gives?