Singer was younger peer of Muddy Waters and Howlin' Wolf
Situated 'somewhere between Slayer and Howlin' Wolf'
Ex-X singer salutes Elliott Smith, Howlin' Wolf on "Forever"
The Rolling Stones guitarist on growing up in a boogie household and pissing in Roy Buchanan's beer that one time
To celebrate our twentieth anniversary, 'Rolling Stone' talked with some of the people who have helped to shape rock & roll, as well as American culture and politics, during the last two decades
A new book compares Dylan's lyrics to some of the great writers of the American tradition