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Saying goodbye to a blues legend

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Published by Chris Craddock at 6:04am 10th January 2019

It was on this day (10th Jan) in 1976 that we said goodbye to a blues legend.

Howlin Wolf passed away in hospital from cancer.

Chester Burnett was 66-years-old when he died.

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