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  1. Concert review: Buddy Guy plays the blues with flairRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Canada.com

    ... "jukebox" segment, telling the tale of his move from Louisiana to Chicago in a medley that ranged from John Lee Hooker to Marvin Gaye. Once again, Guy made it look effortless, mustering up a genuine swagger on acoustic guitar and never failing to ...

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  2. Peter Wolf promises a rock 'n' roll party to remember at Hoboken's Spring Arts & Music FestRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NJ.com

    ... collaborations reads like a Who's Who of rock 'n' roll and the blues, including Bobby Womack, Little Milton, John Lee Hooker, Aretha Franklin, Mick Jagger and Keith Richards, Wilson Pickett, and on his last solo album, Neko Case and Merle Haggard. ...

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  3. New Single From a Planet Keya Songwriter Darren Wat...Read the original story

    Thursday Apr 23 | Scoop

    ... actually dance and sing along after only hearing it the chorus once. So I think it has something. It's like John Lee Hooker and Randy Newman's love child! Ha ha ha I hope people get it. "

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  4. John Hiatt, Tower of Power to play Lowell Summer Music SeriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    ... entity that has worked with The Monkees, Grateful Dead, Santana, Cat Stevens, Elton John, Jermaine Jackson, John Lee Hooker, Helen Reddy, Rod Stewart, Jefferson Starship, Huey Lewis and the News, Frankie Valli, Spyro Gyra, KMFDM, Lyle Lovett and ...

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  5. Boogie Woogie coming in MayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Lake County Record-Bee

    ... solos.” With roots in Kansas City and Macon, Georgia, Lady Bianca has toured with Van Morrison, John Lee Hooker and Frank Zappa. Sue Palmer, notorious for her beehive stint with blues diva Candye Kane, has performed with Marcia Ball, Hadda ...

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  6. Clarksdale's Juke Joint Festival has international flairRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Examiner.com

    ... is wise to promote its connection to a wide range of artists including Robert Johnson, Muddy Waters, John Lee Hooker, Ike Turner and other blues luminaries. Now moving into its 13th year, the Juke Joint Festival provides a musical shot in the arm to ...

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  7. Blues You Can Use: The Eight-Bar BluesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Bass Player

    ... of harmonic freedom was a hallmark of rural styles, but it also shows up in electric blues, most notably via John Lee Hooker. The eight-bar blues form also has roots in the rural tradition, and the two songs being referenced this month-"Trouble in ...

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  8. Three-time GRAMMY Award nominated Bobby Rush at Buddy Guy's Legends ChicagoRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 15 | Examiner.com

    ... knew. He moved to Arkansas and then Chicago, Illinois, surrounding himself with the likes of Muddy Waters , John Lee Hooker, Jimmy Reeves, Little Walter, Willie Dixon, Moms Mabley, Howlin' Wolf, Chuck Berry, B.B. King, and Buddy Guy. "It's about the ...

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  9. Guitar star for Wolverton Folk and BluesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 14 | Isle of Wight County Press

    ... guitar star Dave Kelly, regarded as one of the best ever UK blues artists. He has played with the likes of John Lee Hooker, Howling Wolf, Son House and Buddy Guy, as well been a key member of The Blues Band- with Paul Jones. Any views or opinions ...

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  10. Revisit the Hooker-Heat partnership with 'Carnegie Hall 1971'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | Examiner.com

    " John Lee Hooker 's music was the biggest influence in Canned Heat," the band's drummer Fito de la Parra told me once in an interview. "We loved John Lee Hooker even before we met him, even before we knew him.

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  11. Today in Rock: April 11Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | Examiner.com

    On this day in 1961 Doug Hopkins, future guitarist and songwriter for The Gin Blossoms is born in Tempe, Arizona. Also on this day Bob Dylan plays for the first time at Gerde's Folk City in Greenwich Village, New York where he opens for John Lee Hooker and plays a new tune titled "Blowin' In The Wind."

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  12. Cleopatra Records To Release Three Unreleased Live Albums By Blues Rock Legends Canned HeatRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 8 | Mi2n

    ... Monterey and Woodstock festivals at the end of the 1960s, the band acquired worldwide fame. Canned Heat with John Lee Hooker - Carnegie Hall 1971 Release date - April 14, 2015 Canned Heat teamed up with blues legend John Lee Hooker for the classic ...

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  13. Late Night FDL: Let's Work TogetherRead the original story

    Friday Apr 10 | Pam's House Blend

    The label will release one show from 1971 and two recorded in 1973, starting with Canned Heat With John Lee Hooker - Carnegie Hall 1971, to be issued on April 14. The second package, Canned Heat - Stockholm 1973, is due on May 12. A third album, Canned Heat - Illinois Blues 1973, will be released on July 7. The Carnegie Hall set was captured during the band's tour with blues icon John Lee Hooker and will be available on CD and limited edition green vinyl. A Hooker-led version of Tease Me Baby is included as a bonus track and an interview with Canned Heat drummer Adolfo de la Parra also features.

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  14. New MusicRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 9 | The Winnipeg Free Press

    ... which is evidently why this stuff lacks any pretense. This album has the gritty chop of the Black Keys and John Lee Hooker combined with a kind of moonshined holler boiled in a camp cauldron and served in a tainted tin cup. In Peaceful Dreams ...

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  15. Van Morrison to play two Warrenpoint gigsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 8 | UTV

    ... during his decades in the music industry, and has collaborated with a number of singing stars such as John Lee Hooker, Ray Charles, and Tom Jones Van has been awarded a number of accolades throughout his career, including six Grammy Awards, an Ivor ...

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  16. B.B. King Hospitalized for Dehydration: Daughter Says Guitarist Is 'Much Better'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 7 | WWWQ-FM Atlanta

    ... delivered phrasing. This was sophisticated soloing. It's so identifiable, so clear, it could be written out. John Lee Hooker -- his stuff was too difficult to write out. But B.B. was a genuine soloist." The guitarist released his last album, One ...

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  17. Wearable album art and digital music come together in Astrella's Musical TsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 7 | Gizmag

    ... with Elton John, Queen and The Who joining such jazz and blues luminaries as Billie Holiday, Miles Davis and John Lee Hooker. The Musical Ts are based around something called Activation Technology, a platform which pairs purchased physical products ...

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  18. "Journey Within" Bobo Jenkins' small Detroit blues label Big StarRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 6 | Metro Times

    ... sold totter on the edges of shelves. On one wall, held up by nails, are yellowed publicity shots of Bobo and John Lee Hooker. On the opposite is a row of ruby-lipped cheesecakes. Ashtrays overflow. Stroh's beer cans fill corners.'' Before moving to ...

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  19. Roy Rogers and The Delta Rhythm Kings bring slide guitar-powered...Read the original story

    Sunday Apr 5 | Davis Enterprise

    Roy Rogers and his band The Delta Rhythm Kings will play at The Palms Playhouse on Friday, April 10. Courtesy photo Master bluesman Roy Rogers and his band The Delta Rhythm Kings will bring new and classic blues and Delta-flavored slide guitar to The Palms Playhouse on Friday, April 10. Roy Rogers cut his teeth as a guitarist in John Lee Hooker's legendary band 30 years ago, and rapidly caught the attention of the blues world for being a player with tremendous power, technical prowess and ability to remain true to the roots of Delta blues without just being a carbon copy of those who came before him.

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  20. Famed bluesman to headline Allentown's Blues, Brews & BBQ festRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 3 | The Morning Call

    Allentown's Blues Brews & Barbecue, the annual one-day festival on downtown's Hamilton Street in June, will have a respected blues guitarist as headliner for its eighth year. Joe Louis Walker, a blues guitarist and singer who has played with John Lee Hooker, Thelonious Monk, Willie Dixon, Charlie Musselwhite , Steve Miller, Nick Lowe, John Mayall, Muddy Waters and Jimi Hendrix, will perform at 7 p.m. June 13, Walker says on his website, http://www.joelouiswalker.com.

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