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  1. Bluesman Tommy Castro, playing in Bethlehem, in it for the long haulRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | The Morning Call

    Tommy Castro wants to keep his guitar in his hands, his mouth at the microphone and his boots on stage for as long as he can. "I have every intention of going out like John Lee Hooker," Castro says in a phone interview.

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  2. 13-Year-Old Middletown Resident Plays the Blues: A Patch Performers PresentationRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Patch.com

    At age 11, Cole Morson of Middletown had the blues - as in blues music, on his iPod. He listened to the likes of John Lee Hooker, Robert Johnson and Elmore James.

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  3. Pure emotion in 'Chocolate'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Arab Times

    ... seems to nail "How Can A Poor Boy" on the very first take. Their easy camaraderie makes one miss the late John Lee Hooker, who teamed with Morrison for some of the finest duets of their respective careers. Morrison also includes some of the early ...

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  4. Breaking mould in diverse duets collectionRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 24 | Buenos Aires Herald

    ... who seems to nail How Can A Poor Boy on the very first take. Their easy camaraderie makes one miss the late John Lee Hooker, who teamed with Morrison for some of the finest duets of their respective careers. Morrison also includes some of the early ...

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  5. Review: Van Morrison breaks mold in diverse duets albumRead the original story

    Monday Mar 23 | ETaiwanNews.com

    ... seems to nail "How Can A Poor Boy" on the very first take. Their easy camaraderie makes one miss the late John Lee Hooker, who teamed with Morrison for some of the finest duets of their respective careers. Morrison also includes some of the early ...

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  6. Country Times: Clarence Bucaro, Roving Crows and Sugarcane JaneRead the original story

    Monday Mar 23 | Washington Times

    ... Mr. Bucaro 's music is akin to a mix of the soft sentiments of James Taylor folk and the sizzling blues of John Lee Hooker, seasoned with some Arlo Guthrie flourishes such as those on "I'm Going Home." Bottom line: Don't miss it. This is a ...

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  7. Music Review: Van Morrison breaks mould in warm, rich duets album with offbeat tracksRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 23 | Brandon Sun

    ... seems to nail "How Can A Poor Boy" on the very first take. Their easy camaraderie makes one miss the late John Lee Hooker, who teamed with Morrison for some of the finest duets of their respective careers. Morrison also includes some of the early ...

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  8. Chrisa Club Blues Challenge returns WednesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | Vallejo Times-Herald

    ... producer. It's just that some don't get it that attire matters. “It's like they see a picture of John Lee Hooker sitting on the railroad tracks with the downtrodden and homeless,” Stewart said. Still, there were two bands that emerged ...

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  9. George Thorogood and the Destroyers rock Kirby Center crowdRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | The Citizens' Voice

    ... and shouts for more. With his back to the audience, Thorogood combed his hair back for a solo start to the John Lee Hooker medley, "House Rent Blues/One Bourbon One Scotch One Beer." The band picked it up as Thorogood riffed and hammed it up, ...

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  10. Shortlist album reviewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | Canberra Times

    ... Really, it's a brilliant mix of deeply funky gut-bucket boogie, country folk and gritty urban blues, like if John Lee Hooker was sitting in with the Black Keys, with Steve taking us on a wild ride on anything with strings and singing up a storm. ...

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  11. Citizen Cope to Perform an Intimate Evening of Music at The Klein AuditoriumRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | PRWeb

    Fairfield Theatre Company continues to bring the best music of yesterday and today to its audiences and will continue the tradition by welcoming back Citizen Cope to the Klein Auditorium at 8 p.m. on Thursday, April 2 for a special intimate solo performance. Citizen Cope's roots are complex with musical cues drawing from legends like Bill Withers, Neil Young, John Lee Hooker, Van Morrison, Willie Nelson and Al Green.

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  12. Nancy Wright to performRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | Lake County Record-Bee

    Lakeport >> Saxophonist Nancy Wright performs at the Soper Reese Theatre on April 17 at 7 p.m. Tickets are $15. Wright has played alongside John Lee Hooker, Stevie Ray Vaughn, Albert King, and Lonnie Mack.

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  13. Van Morrison releases album of duetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 12 | York Press

    ... Re-Working The Catalogue will be released on Monday. In the past, Morrison has recorded several duets with John Lee Hooker, a couple with Tom Jones, and others with Ray Charles, Carl Perkins, Bobby Bland, Lonnie Donegan and Georgie Fame. This time ...

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  14. Blues and rock classics from two continents performed at the Exchange in KeighleyRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 12 | Keighleynews.co.uk

    The Keighley venue hosts a blues and rock special featuring two popular regional solo artists and a 60s covers band. As well as his own compositions Ben will play classic blues songs from the 1920s to the present day, including material by blues legends such as Son House, Howling Wolf, Muddy Waters and John Lee Hooker.

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  15. It's a String ThingRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 12 | Stereophile

    ... the early 1930s. Here a selection of tracks (1949 to 1962) taken from the King master tapes (except for the John Lee Hooker track which existed only on lacquer) featuring most of the great guitar players who recorded for King, makes for a very ...

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  16. Hozier Tiny Desk ConcertRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 11 | MetaFilter

    Hozier is plugged into the big thing that connects us all. This is smoking hot. A unique and intelligent singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist who cites James Joyce's Portrait of an Artist as a Young Man, Leonard Cohen, John Lee Hooker, and community choral singing among his influences, Hozier was born Andrew Hozier-Byrne on March 17, 1990 in Bray, County Wicklow, Ireland.

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  17. Sexed-up George Thorogood rocks Grand homecomingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 11 | The News Journal

    ... "Move it On Over" and the Thorogood staple, "One Bourbon One Scotch One Beer," by late Mississippi bluesman John Lee Hooker. Except for the addition of a souped-up lighting system in recent years, Thorogood sticks to what got him there. Dressed in ...

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  18. Concert Cancelled: Bentall, Byrnes and Mann will not performRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 7 | Mission City Record

    ... Jim Byrnes was born in blues country. Forty-five years on the blues highway with the likes of Muddy Waters, John Lee Hooker, Taj Mahal and Robert Cray landed this quintessential blues man in Vancouver. Now a West Coast legend, Byrnes has crooned, ...

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  19. Blues Walk of Fame unveiled in West Oakland where the blues scene sparkledRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 9 | San Jose Mercury News

    ... 88 plaques of honorees, including Aretha Franklin, Ike and Tina Turner, the Pointer Sisters, B.B. King, John Lee Hooker and Ray Charles. Funding has already been secured for another 120 plaques that will be installed at Seventh and Wood streets, the ...

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  20. Bentall, Byrnes and Mann coming to the ClarkeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Mar 7 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    ... Jim Byrnes was born in blues country. Forty-five years on the blues highway with the likes of Muddy Waters, John Lee Hooker, Taj Mahal and Robert Cray landed this quintessential blues man in Vancouver. Now a West Coast legend, Byrnes has crooned, ...

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