29c Howlin' Wolf stamp

United States Postal Service1994-09-17

Smithsonian's National Postal Museum

Smithsonian's National Postal Museum
Washington, DC, United States

Born Chester Arthur Burnett, Howlin' Wolf (1910-1976) changed his name soon after learning his guttural "howlin" style from country blues man Charley Patton and harmonica from Sonny Boy Williamson. Wolf brought the Delta blues up from the South and into the limelight of Chicago and London.

Reference: Postal Bulletin (September 1, 1994).

Scott Catalogue USA: 2861

Copyright United States Postal Service. All rights reserved.

Museum ID: 1995.2075.61


  • Title: 29c Howlin' Wolf stamp
  • Creator: United States Postal Service
  • Date Created: 1994-09-17
  • Medium: paper; ink (multicolored); adhesive / lithography

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