The Life of Howlin' Wolf

  • Born Chester Arthur Burnett

    At White Station, Mississippi, four miles north-east of West Point.
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    The Life of Howlin' Wolf

  • Starts Looking for his father in Mississippi Delta

  • Father buys him a guitar

  • Estimated time when Wolf murdered a man

    "Wolf had a fling with a woman from Hughes, Arkansas. When her regular boyfriend found out he beat her severely. Wolf wrought revenge by, according to Johnny Shines, 'chopping his head off with a hoe.'