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We’ve just received word that blues Hall of Famer Hubert Sumlin, like so many of his peers, died without the financial wherewithal to take care of his own funeral and burial expenses.

Hubert Sumlin, the long celebrated and legendary blues guitar master who played scorching guitar for Howlin’ Wolf and Muddy Waters during the Chicago Blues heyday, has reportedly passed away.

While we still don’t have many details, it is with the deepest regret to announce that Delta blues legend Pinetop Perkins passed away Monday, March 21st. He was 98 years old.