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Date Created
11/01/1973
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Say Brother / Howlin' Wolf
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Exerpt of concert performance featuring Howlin' Wolf from 1973.
Date Created
11/01/1973
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Say Brother / Howlin' Wolf
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WAR AND PEACE IN THE NUCLEAR AGE - TAPES C06048-C06051 WOLF GRAF VON BAUDISSIN ADENAUER CAME UNDER SOME CRITICISMS FROM HIS MILITARY ADVISERS, IN ACCEPTING RESTRICTIONS ON GERMAN REARMAMENT, AS A PRICE FOR JOINING THE EDC (EUROPEAN DEFENSE COMMUNITY). WHAT WOULD YOU SAY ABOUT THAT CRITICISM? Generally, I would say any government, not only the German, had to accept restriction on their old-fashioned nationalistic freedom, these tactical differences are, I think, not as important as it looks. [END OF TAPE C06049] SIR ARTHUR HOCKADAY
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Wolf Graf von Baudissin, who helped establish some of the concepts of the modern German Bundeswehr, became a Commandant of the NATO Defense College from 1963-1965, then served as Deputy Chief of Staff at Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe (SHAPE) in the late 1960s. He discusses some of the issues he confronted in the course of setting up the Bundeswehr, including dealing with the existence of tactical nuclear weapons and arguing for a strategy of forward defense... more
Date Created
11/28/1986
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War and Peace in the Nuclear Age / Europe Goes Nuclear
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day, it wasn't modern type blues it was more like, we call it cotton field blues, like Muddy Waters and Howlin' Wolf and people like this. That's the kind I, I listen to because it was simple and but there was a lot of feeling, , ah, it had two studios, in the studio, it had a front studio and it had a back studio in the back. So we played on the front studio and, ah, Wolf, Howlin' Wolf and the blacks played in the back. And, ah, the control room, playing with a country band and went out to KWEM radio in West Memphis to play with Howlin' Wolf there. Ah, I was playing in a country band and this band we'd been playing around Memphis in clubs on weekends and stuff like this
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Interview with Paul Burlison [Part 1 of 2]
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Rock and Roll / Renegades
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the Howling Wolf, Chester Burnett, that was one of the greatest guys to record I have ever in my life recorded. And this is of course the million dollar quartet. Now that would be, now you would call it the billion dollar quarter, I mean
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Interview with Sam Phillips [Part 6 of 6]
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Rock and Roll / Renegades
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-- like when you, like when we recorded "Moanin' At Midnight" for Chess, as soon as Chess give us the money for it, and give Wolf, Howlin' Wolf the money for it, well, Modern Record Company come in and give us some more money and we, Howlin' Wolf, uh, or something like that, but it wasn't like they was, they wasn't going to Woolworth's and different stores to buy it. But where, where this particular record they did. Any idea why, . And Wolf? I don't know where Wolf is from. See, I found a lot of those acts back in those days, but I didn't know who they were, uh, uh, uh, uh -- see, I didn't even know who Little Walter was back in those days
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Interview with Ike Turner [Part 2 of 3]
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Rock and Roll / Renegades
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's a sort, it's a very curious little aspect of racism in my opinion which is this, to hear Muddy Waters or Howlin' Wolf deliver and impassioned Chicago blues is one thing. For a little white girl from Teaneck or Scarsdale
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Interview with Jerry Wexler [Part 2 of 4]
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Rock and Roll / Respect
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of a liking to this kind of music because I think even B.B. King came through there, HowlinWolf came through and, and there were people who later were, were notables in, in, in the profession so he had to have some kind of a feeling. But he
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Interview with Rufus Thomas [Part 2 of 4]
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Rock and Roll / Respect
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Company. So he wanted me to scout for talent with him. And this is when we cut Howlin' Wolf, and we cut, we recorded, uh, uh, well I have to play a little of the song man. Because I remember it was just like yesterday. It's like my fingers now, you look at my fingers like this, it fits exactly on the piano, exactly, and, and, uh, and we cut that song, and uh, we cut that song. Well, I forgot, anyway, I know -- "How Many More Years" by Howlin' Wolf. So we cut
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Interview with Ike Turner [Part 1 of 3]
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Video, Transcript
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Rock and Roll / Renegades
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Date Created
03/21/1974
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Say Brother / Point of View, A