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THE LEGEND – HUBERT SUMLIN – played w. Howlin’ Wolf.

AN INSPIRATION TO THE ROLLING STONES, TO ERIC CLAPTON ET AL .. ONE OF THE TOP FIFTY GUITARISTS IN THE WORLD… Howlin’ Wolf’s LEAD guitarist. Hubert is in the BLUES HALL OF FAME.  WHEN HE DIED, THE ROLLING STONES PAID FOR HIS FUNERAL WHILE ERIC CLAPTON PUT ON A BENEFIT SHOW WITH THE BEST OF THE BEST MUSICIANS TO HONOR THIS MAN. I MET HIM IN HIS ‘DRESSING ROOM’ BEFORE A SHOW .. HE KNEW A COUSIN OF MINE .. COULDN’T BE HAPPIER TO MEET ME AS I WAS BLOWN AWAY MEETING MY IDOL. WE CHATTED / LAUGHED .. ONLY HE, I AND HIS MANAGER WERE THERE … WHAT A TERRIBLE LOSS.

 

HUBERT greeting his old friend.

BOB CORRITORE w. HUBERT SUMLIN ~ King Biscuit Blues Fest.

 

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LEO BUD WELCH has left us –

LEO BUD WELCH

SUPERSTAR LEO BUD WELCH BEGAN HIS INTERNATIONAL BLUES CAREER AT AGE 80! TRAVELED THE WORLD PERFORMING -WINNER OF AWARDS -RECORDED TWO ALBUMS WAS WORKING ON HIS THIRD.   ~ I MET HIM AT THE CLARKSDALE JUKE JOINT FESTIVAL SEVERAL YEARS AGO AND CONTINUED TO ATTEND EACH YEAR BECAUSE OF LEO PERFORMING  ~ He passed Dec. 20 2018 at home. 

LEO BUD WELCH – 85 year old Bluesman ~

LEO BUD WELCH

 

LEO BUD WELCH ~ 83 yr. old Super Star.

 

L.C. ULMER ~ Delta Bluesman

I FELT BLESSED TO SPEND TIME WITH LC – INVITED TO HIS HOME – WROTE TO EACH OTHER – SPOKE ON THE PHONE   ~ He played 12 instruments, traveled much performing, a gifted talented and spiritual man who quoted the Bible. He is missed and ALWAYS remembered. 

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