Pop Chronicles Interviews #57 - Howlin' Wolf
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- Opinions on current pop as of 1967, changes since the 1950s; question about "purity" of black music; question about his definition of rock 'n' roll 0:01:59
- Howlin' Wolf responds; question of whether one can compare "classic American blues," R&B and rock 'n' roll, and what major distinctions can be made between them; HW responds; blues versus folk; his influences 0:02:30
- Influences continued; question to define what soul means to him; current artists he likes; question about "blue-eyed soul"; essentialism; question socio-economic background of performers and authenticity 0:03:04
- Socio-economic discussion continued; question of reason rhythm and blues' surge of popularity in the early 1950s; question of what it was like to be a recording star in the early 1950s, and performances for integrated audiences; whether Europeans have deeper appreciation for American blues artists; question of why it took British Invasion to introduce blues to a wider American audience 0:03:21
- Question of greatest audience response; question of how well blues artists are treated in Europe; reaction to being called a living legend by Newsweek magazine; interviewer checks for any further questions on behalf of KRLA 0:02:26
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Pop Chronicles Interviews #57 - Howlin' Wolf, audio recording, November 20, 1967; (https://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc1692165/: accessed March 20, 2023), University of North Texas Libraries, UNT Digital Library, https://digital.library.unt.edu; crediting UNT Music Library.