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How Howlin Wolf's Hometown Shaped the Bluesman

The 27th annual Chicago Blues Fest kicks off today with a full weekend of blues music in Grant Park. This year's festival is dedicated to Howlin' Wolf, one of the giants of the blues who would have celebrated his 100th birthday this week. For WBEZ, Ron Brown tells us how his hometown in Mississippi is trying to preserve memories of the man they call “the Wolf.”

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