Hubert Sumlin

<a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PECLB0000013529" title="Hubert Sumlin" href="/topic/entertainment/music/hubert-sumlin-PECLB0000013529.topic">Hubert Sumlin</a>'s snarling guitar helped define <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PECLB0000011164" title="Chester Arthur &amp;quot;Howlin' Wolf&amp;quot; Burnett" href="/topic/entertainment/music/chester-arthur-%22howlin-wolf%22-burnett-PECLB0000011164.topic">Howlin' Wolf</a>'s sound. Though Sumlin never attained a fraction of the fame of his celebrated boss, he is revered by fellow blues musicians. He was 80. <a href="http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-hubert-sumlin-20111210,0,2854978.story"><span class="center_label">Full obituary</span></a><br>
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Hubert Sumlin's snarling guitar helped define Howlin' Wolf's sound. Though Sumlin never attained a fraction of the fame of his celebrated boss, he is revered by fellow blues musicians. He was 80. Full obituary

Notable music deaths of 2011

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