223) Howlin' Wolf

Posted Nov 01, 2003 12:00 AM

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Known as "The Rocking Chair Album," Wolf's second Chess LP features an outrageous set of sex songs written by Willie Dixon, including "Shake for Me," "The Red Rooster" and "Back Door Man." In 1971, on The London Howlin' Wolf Sessions, Wolf finally taught an enraptured Eric Clapton how to play "The Red Rooster."

Total album sales: 47,000

Peak chart position: N/A

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