Forty four – Howlin’ Wolf (Piano-Vocal-Guitar)

Sheet Music Forty four - Howlin' Wolf (Piano-Vocal-Guitar)

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"Forty Four" is a blues song written by Howlin' Wolf, composed by Words and Music by Chester Burnett. It is written in the key of F major and D minor and is a 45-measure blues piece. It is a classic blues song, consisting of a slow-paced 12-bar structure, a simple melody and a haunting, emotive vocal performance by Wolf. The song is an ode to his beloved 'forty four' guitar, as he croons "My love for you, baby, just can't be beat/ I got a forty four, an' it's all I need".