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Boogie Chillun - John Lee Hooker - The Very Best Of John Lee Hooker (CD)

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  1. “Boogie Chillen’”—John Lee Hooker () Added to the National Registry: Essay by Jas Obrecht (guest post)* John Lee Hooker Original label. From more than a half-century, John Lee Hooker reigned as the blues’ foremost boogieman and one of the genre’s most idiosyncratic performers. While he recorded.
  2. Find album reviews, stream songs, credits and award information for Boogie Chillun - John Lee Hooker on AllMusic - - Recorded live in November in San Francisco, 9/
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  4. John Lee Hooker grew up on a plantation in Mississippi and eventually made his way to Detroit, bypassing the blues hotbed of Chicago. In , Hooker showed up at the office of a Detroit record store/label owner named Bernard Besman, and presented him with a demo. Besman provided the studio and produced this song for Hooker.
  5. Known to music fans around the world as the “King of the Boogie,” John Lee Hooker endures as one of the true superstars of the blues genre: the ultimate beholder of cool. His work is widely recognized for its impact on modern music – his simple, yet deeply effective songs transcend borders and languages around the globe. Each decade of Hooker’s long career brought a new generation of fans and fresh .
  6. Hooker's boogie is intoxicating, but like strong liquor it may either be addictive or an acquired taste, so it's best for the uninitiated to sample something smaller, like Rhino's set The Very Best of John Lee Hooker, which has all the essentials in a concentrated dose. For some, that single-disc -- or something similar -- will be all they.
  7. John Lee Hooker. John Lee Hooker (August 22, – June 21, ) was a highly influential American blues singer-songwriter and guitarist. Update this biography» Complete biography of John Lee Hooker».
  8. Best-known for his duets with a star studded cast of friends on comeback his albums ‘The Healer' and ‘Mr Lucky', this 3CD set shows why those friends (the likes of Eric Clapton, Bonnie Raitt and Carlos Santana) worshipped John Lee Hooker as one of the greatest ever bluesman in the first place.