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Howlin' Wolf
Program 304
Original Airdate: 11/1/1973

Subject Keywords
Afro-American musicians
Afro-American singers
Blues (Music)
Blues musicians
Music - Performance

Subject Genre
Public Affairs: Current Events

Personal Names
Wolf, Howlin' (Chester Arthur Burnett)

Program Description
Program focus on the music of Howlin' Wolf, born Chester Arthur Burnett in 1910, in West Point, Mississippi. A blues musician who did not begin recording until the advent of middle age, Wolf dominated the Chicago blues scene in the 1950s. Program consists chiefly of Say Brother concert footage of Wolf performing in 1973 and includes a number of short excerpts from backstage interviews with Wolf Say Brother captured on film. Concert venue is assumed to be in Chicago.

Producer
Topper Carew

Associate Producer

Formats
Master (WGBH program) 2" videotape A2-00481
Original recording 1/4" reel-to-reel audiotape -1 (item number not yet assigned)
Original recording 1/4" reel-to-reel audiotape -2 (item number not yet assigned)
Original recording 1/4" reel-to-reel audiotape -3 (item number not yet assigned)
Original recording 1/4" reel-to-reel audiotape -4 (item number not yet assigned)
Preservation master beta SP cassette AP-00445
Preservation master D3 cassette (item number not yet assigned)
Viewing copy 16mm film 01016A
Viewing copy 16mm film 02695A
Viewing copy 3/4" cassette -1 (item number not yet assigned)
Viewing copy 3/4" cassette -2 (item number not yet assigned)



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