Hubert Sumlin smiles down on me everyday. I’ve lived in 8 different houses since I first met Hubert in 2004. All of them have had a music space of some sort, with guitars and gear spread about. At the centre of this – my special place in any house – is a writing desk where I sit Hubert’s photo, bedecked with Mardi Gras beads, and he beams and shakes his finger at… Read more
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I wrote this final piece - a personal reflection on my friendship with the legendary blues guitarist Hubert Sumlin - not long after he passed away in early 2012.
Long-time guitarist for Howlin' Wolf, Hubert was an incredibly influencial blues musician - and a real gentleman.