Hubert Sumlin, former guitarist with Howlin' Wolf and member of the Blues Hall of Fame is dead at the age of 80. Sumlin was ranked at number 65 in Rolling Stone's greatest guitar players of all time and has been cited as an influence on a wide range of blues and rock guitarists.
He was born in Mississippi, but spent most of his playing career in the well respected Chicago blues scene.
Even at 80, he continued to tour ringing in his birthday last month in New Jersey.
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