The Mudcat Café TM
Thread #95428   Message #2902523
Posted By: GUEST,well guess is up to me... again :)
08-May-10 - 01:58 AM
Thread Name: What is smokestack lightnin'?
Subject: RE: What is Smokestack Lightnin'?
Who's been here
since I been gone?
A little bitty boy!
Girl... be on!

(his girl had someone's baby) but his song speaks to the deeper loss of his (anything resembling a caring, to put it mildly) family until, at least the time he reunited with his father at 13.

I was Wolf's music student, chosen photographer and friend.

Howlin' Wolf - THE iconic images of Wolf at home, in concert and rare portraits

Smokestack Lightnin' ,,, guess ya had to see it for yourself if ya gots to ask

ah ooooooooo wee oooo wah oooooo