Lawrence International Film Festival and the Howling Wolf
International Short Film Festival.
A howling wolf
, a stalking tiger, a playful panda, a dancing bird, "Animal Ark" pairs the stunning photography of National Geographic photographer Joel Sartore with the delicate poetry of Newbery award-winning author Kwame Alexander.
Amongst the 40 tracks you will find such pure gems as Hoochie Coochie Man and Mannish Boy by Muddy Waters, Help Me and Don't Start Me Talking by Sonny Boy Williamson, Smokestack Lightning and Spoonful by Howling Wolf
, Pretty Thing and Who Do You Love by Bo Diddley, Johnny B Goode and Memphis Tennessee by Chuck Berry, My Babe by Little Walter and High Heel Sneakers by Tommy Tucker.
I SUPPOSE it has to go down as one of those hard-to-get photos - like a howling wolf
silhouetted against a full moon, or Katie Hopkins giving a couple of quid to a homeless refugee begging on the street.
They were joined by top British blues guitarist Dave Kelly who had played with some of the greatest American legends like Muddy Waters, Howling Wolf
and John Lee Hooker, Dave's friend bass guitarist Gary Fletcher, and finalising the line-up, drummer Rob Townsend who had chart success in blues influenced bands Family and Medicine Head.
And it takes its title from the old Howling Wolf
Song, Smokestack Lightning ('why don't you hear me crying?
Other memorable musical moments included a couple of Howling Wolf
covers in the shape of Spoonful and No Place to Go, while the set was completed by Fats Domino's Let the Four Winds Blow, Fixin' to Die by Bob Dylan and a cover of Anne Bredon's Babe, I'm Gonna Leave You.
Show features Kris Bert Leduc, Julie Kitayama, Mel Nesbitt, Gypsy Howling Wolf
and Jerry Caruso.
In those days guitarist Brian Jones favoured Chicago style blues music from artists such as Howling Wolf
and Muddy Waters while Mick and Keith were influenced more by Chuck Berry.
He said: "Over the last year and a half I''ve fallen in love with artists like Muddy Waters, Howling Wolf
, Robert Johnson and Elmore James as well as exploring the soul side of things like Otis Redding, Wilson Picket, James Carr, James Brown and Stevie Wonder.
Imprisoned art, complex patronage; Plains drawings by Howling Wolf
and Zotom at the Autry National Center.
The pair will also be playing a range of classic blues and rock covers from renowned American artists like Bob Dylan, Muddy Waters and Howling Wolf
along with a few Lindisfarne hits.