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The Blues Brothers 1980 film included cameos from Cab Calloway, James Brown, Ray Charles, Aretha Franklin, John Lee Hooker, Duck Dunn, Steve Cropper, Matt "Guitar" Murphy and Joe Walsh.

Howlin' Wolf KWEM Radio Long Sleeve T-Shirt 

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$26.95
 
 
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Size Width Length
S 18" 28"
M 20" 29"
L 22" 30"
XL 24" 31"
2XL 26" 32"
3XL 28" 33"
Description
This is a Bluescentric Brand premium Long Sleeve Howlin Wolf T-Shirt, available in sizes from Small up to 5XL! This is a pre-shrunk 100% heavy cotton (athletic heather 99%) 6 oz long sleeve tee. Double-needle sleeve and bottom hem. 

Authentic Howlin' Wolf, every sale directly benefits Wolf's estate. 

This design features a scan of the hand-painted advertisement on the front doors of Howlin' Wolf's 1950 Chevrolet Fleetline... Only a single picture survived of the car.

This is special to music history, because Howlin' Wolf's first break came from a job disc jockeying for KWEM radio station out of West Memphis, Arkansas in 1948. At the time, the station's regular listeners & sometimes guests included BB King, Johnny Cash, Scotty Moore, future Stax Records' Jim Stewart and many others.

It was on this show that Wolf's distinctive voice and unique guitar and harmonica playing caught the attention of Sun Records' Sam Philips in 1951, leading to a recording contract that would soon take Wolf up to Chicago, Illinois' Chess Records -- a label that Wolf would help make famous. 

Philips, who discovered Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Carl Perkins, and more often lamented that Howlin' Wolf was his greatest discovery. Sam once said of Wolf, "This is where the soul of man never dies."