Posted by ESC on September 13, 2004
MEANEST MAN BETWEEN HERE AND HELL - ".Priscilla 'Silla' Swift, Chester's first girlfriend, said (his uncle) Will Young 'was the meanest man between here and hell.' But Will and Eliza were the only parents Chester had then, so he called them 'Daddy' and 'Mother.'" From a biography of Chester Arthur Burnett, aka, Howlin' Wolf. "Moaning at Midnight: The Life and Times of Howlin' Wolf" by James Segrest and Mark Hoffman. (Pantheon Books, New York, 2004.) Page 7.