500 Greatest Albums of All Time

Rolling Stone's definitive list of the 500 greatest albums of all time.

Howlin' Wolf, 'Moanin' in the Moonlight'

154. Howlin' Wolf, 'Moanin' in the Moonlight'

Chess, 1959

Wolf's sound – a fierce growl mixed with explosive playing by guitar geniuses Willie Johnson and Hubert Sumlin – was huge and eerie, and this compilation taught the Rolling Stones, Eric Clapton and the rest of England the ways of the blues.

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