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  1. Robert Petway - Catfish Blues / Ride 'em On DownRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 17 | MusicEmissions

    Robert Petway is known to have recorded only sixteen songs, but his influence was felt far and wide and included John Lee Hooker , Muddy Waters and Jimi Hendrix . "Catfish Blues" was pretty much his signature tune and was recorded several times by him under a variety of names, as well as by other artists.

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  2. EG Kight brings the blues to town with a new album and live showsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 12 | Examiner.com

    The first time I heard John Lee Hooker sing "Boom! Boom!" I was hooked on the blues . From that point on I devoured everything blues it didn't matter the style or the artist I gave it a listen and weeded out what I liked and didn't like after the music quit playing.

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  3. Jazz-blues duo kicks off Tallman seriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 12 | Lake County Record-Bee

    ... finally getting to the right instrument." Wright has toured with a who's who of the blues genre, including John Lee Hooker's Coast-To-Coast Blues Band. "That was such a gift," she said. "I was so young then. I just remember moments on stage, the ...

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  4. Five of Eric Burdon's blues mentorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 11 | Canada.com

    Picture dated 11 July, 1990 shows legendary US blues guitarist John Lee Hooker in concert at the Grande Halle de la Villette in Paris. Hooker, 83, died in his sleep late 20 June, 2001 in his home in Los Altos, south of San Francisco.

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  5. Rocco DeLuca is Playing a Residency of Living Room Shows in Long BeachRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 11 | OC Weekly

    ... 2012's similarly themed Drugs and Hymns . DeLuca has played with many guitar legends over the years (from John Lee Hooker to Johnny Cash to Slash), and the most common description of his work is that he is "driven by his own heart." Nowhere was this ...

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  6. Eric Burdon and the Animals: Before rock was big businessRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 11 | Canada.com

    ... The Animals On Tour - a studio album in spite of the title - was filled with covers of songs by the likes of John Lee Hooker, Jimmy Reed, Ray Charles and Big Maceo. (The long-player is among the five discs of early Animals recordings reissued last ...

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  7. Eric Burdon and the Animals: When rock was big businessRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 10 | Canada.com

    ... The Animals On Tour - a studio album in spite of the title - was filled with covers of songs by the likes of John Lee Hooker, Jimmy Reed, Ray Charles and Big Maceo. (The long-player is among the five discs of early Animals recordings reissued last ...

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  8. Bob Dylan and The Band's Legendary "Basement Tapes" Live up to the HypeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 10 | Mother Jones

    ... In with a Broken Heart," while the covers revisit songs associated with Johnny Cash ("Folsom Prison Blues"), John Lee Hooker ("I'm in the Mood"), and Elvis Presley ("I Forgot to Remember to Forget"), among others. Endlessly fascinating, often ...

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  9. New Miss. hotel's name makes woman do double-takeRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 2 | WTVR Richmond

    ... Vance. But before you call the Vice Squad, you should know this unique hotel is named for Delta Blues legend John Lee Hooker. "Probably one of the better old-time Blues guys. Very popular in the '60s," John Magnusson, the builder and property ...

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  10. Day Tripper: Eclectic line-up at Maldon Folk FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 31 | Bendigo Advertiser

    ... friends" play their unique ukulele barrelhouse blues, covering the songs of Robert Johnson, Muddy Waters, John Lee Hooker and Louis Jordan in a fun atmosphere. "Good enough to get the crowd jumping like bed springs on a honeymoon," they say. Phew. ...

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  11. Animals and Booker T musicians back on the road in WakefieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 31 | Keighleynews.co.uk

    The set-list is also expected to include classic covers by the likes of Ray Charles and John Lee Hooker. The Animals were, like The Beatles and the Rolling Stones, a band that rode the wave of new energetic youthful rock 'n' roll in 1964.

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  12. Carlos Santana talks about his autobiographyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 29 | KFI

    ... legend, and rock guitar star; his indebtedness to musical and spiritual influences - from John Coltrane and John Lee Hooker to Miles Davis and Harry Belafonte; and his deep, lifelong dedication to a spiritual path that he developed from his Catholic ...

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  13. City to see if Carlos Club's sign historic: San Carlos weighing options after new owner takes overRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 29 | San Mateo Daily Journal

    ... in San Carlos since 1947 and the building itself is past 100 years old. Notable acts include blues performer John Lee Hooker and even a few politicians were known to pay a visit, according to Olbert and some online posters. Prior to its purchase by ...

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  14. Jack Bruce of Cream Dies: Vocalist Who Was Bandmates With Clapton Was 71Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 27 | News Max

    ... Rolling Stones first imitate and then expand on the American blues tradition as exemplified by Muddy Waters, John Lee Hooker and other stalwarts. Cream, inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1993, played a mix of traditional blues songs, ...

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  15. Cream vocalist and bassist Jack Bruce dies at 71Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 27 | LA.com

    ... Rolling Stones first imitate and then expand on the American blues tradition as exemplified by Muddy Waters, John Lee Hooker and other stalwarts. Cream, inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1993, played a mix of traditional blues songs, ...

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  16. The Hooker Hotel in Mississippi is not what you think it isRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 26 | WGN-TV Chicago

    ... Vance. But before you call the Vice Squad, you should know this unique hotel is named for Delta Blues legend John Lee Hooker. "Probably one of the better old-time Blues guys. Very popular in the '60s," John Magnusson, the builder and property ...

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  17. MusicNotes from the XPN Morning Show: Listen to Bob Dylan's...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 24 | WXPN-FM Philadelphia

    ... Basement Tapes" debuts November 4th. And one of the previously unreleased songs from it, (Dylan's cover of John Lee Hooker's "Tupelo Blues") has already come out. Dylan's take on "Tupelo" is an obvious tribute to the blues great, with the "Like a ...

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  18. Bob Dylan covers John Lee Hooker's 'Tupelo'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 23 | ClickOnDetroit

    ... 1965 Newport Folk Festival. The 138-song Basement Tapes box set will include a cover of Detroit blues great John Lee Hooker's 'Tupelo," a slow and bluesy lament about a flood in that Mississippi town. Take a listen to both Dylan's cover and Hooker's ...

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  19. listen to a previously unheard take of Bob Dylan's "Yea! Heavy and a...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 23 | Brooklynvegan

    ... 1) 22. I'm a Fool for You (Take 2) 1. Johnny Todd (Traditional, arranged by Bob Dylan) 2. Tupelo (written by John Lee Hooker) 3. Kickin' My Dog Around (Traditional, arranged by Bob Dylan) 4. See You Later Allen Ginsberg (Take 1) 5. See You Later ...

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  20. Bob Dylan - "Tupelo"Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 23 | Stereogum

    ... the rockabilly pastiche " Dress It Up, Better Have It All ." Now we've got another, a cover of blues great John Lee Hooker's talking blues song " Tupelo ." The original is a harrowing talking blues song about a flood destroying a town. Dylan and the ...

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