Respect The Shooter: David Gahr

10.24.2012

ART & DESIGN

Howlin’ Wolf, July 1966, Newport Folk Festival

“The night before this photograph at the 1966 Newport Folk Festival, Howlin’ Wolf, in workman’s overalls, started sweeping the stage with a broom during the band’s performance. I laughed so hard at the political antic and the bewildered, folkie audience, I forgot to photograph the event. So this image is merely second best.”

Caption: Howlin’ Wolf and his band perform in July 1966 at the Newport Folk Festival in Newport, Rhode Island. The band is (l-r) Sam Jones, Andrew McMahon, legendary guitarist Hubert Sumlin, and Howlin’ Wolf.© David Gahr Estate

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