By Jared Shade Reynolds December 5, 2011 6:30 pm
Blues guitarist Hubert Sumlin died December 4th at the age of 80. Best known as Howlin' Wolf's guitarist for 23 years, his playing was described as "wrenched, shattering bursts of notes, sudden cliff-hanger silences and daring rhythmic suspensions". He certainly made an immeasurable impact on the Blues, and was an inspiration to me and countless others. R.I.P.