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  1. Guitar Icon Robert Cray at The Newton TheatreRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 1 | The West Milford Messenger

    With five Grammy Awards, 15 nominations, millions of record sales worldwide, and thousands of sold out performances, rock blues icon Robert Cray is considered “one of the greatest guitarists of his generation.” Rolling Stone Magazine credits Cray with reinventing the blues with his “distinct razor sharp guitar playing” that “introduced a new generation of mainstream rock fans to the language and form of the blues” with the release of his "Strong Persuader" album in 1986. Since then, Cray has gone on to record 15 Billboard charting studio albums and has written or performed with everyone from Eric Clapton to Stevie Ray Vaughan, from Bonnie Raitt to John Lee Hooker.

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  2. Guitar Icon Robert Cray at The Newton TheatreRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 1 | The West Milford Messenger

    With five Grammy Awards, 15 nominations, millions of record sales worldwide, and thousands of sold out performances, rock blues icon Robert Cray is considered “one of the greatest guitarists of his generation.” Rolling Stone Magazine credits Cray with reinventing the blues with his “distinct razor sharp guitar playing” that “introduced a new generation of mainstream rock fans to the language and form of the blues” with the release of his "Strong Persuader" album in 1986. Since then, Cray has gone on to record 15 Billboard charting studio albums and has written or performed with everyone from Eric Clapton to Stevie Ray Vaughan, from Bonnie Raitt to John Lee Hooker.

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  3. So clothes mindedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Alabama Live

    ... I'll tell you what happens. You go bananas with the same pieces over and over and over again. It's like a John Lee Hooker blues song that starts off good and but after hearing him say "I feel good" a trillion times with the same instrumentals in the ...

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  4. Glazer's "Dark Path" Comes Home To RoostRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 5 | WDAE-AM Tampa

    There was a time when Joe confused Joel Glazer with John Lee Hooker. Back in 2009, Glazer sang the free agency blues so darn well at the spring NFL owners meetings.

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  5. 'The Universal Tone,' by Carlos Santana: reviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | SFGate

    ... run-in with the more famous musicians who enter the story, whether these were deeply rooted friendships ( John Lee Hooker , Wayne Shorter ) or understandably nervous ones (Miles!) or, in rare instances, adversarial ( Frank Zappa not only dissed him ...

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  6. Maritimes to Memphis winners playing in WestvilleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 2 | The News

    ... and in concert rosters playing alongside iconic bluesmen like Dutchie Mason, Garrett Mason, Amos Garrett, John Lee Hooker, Mose Allison, Flaco Jimenez, Thom Swift, Morgan Davis, Matt Andersen, Theresa Malenfant, and more. The three share numerous ...

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  7. Guitar Icon Robert Cray at The Newton TheatreRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 1 | The Sparta Independent

    With five Grammy Awards, 15 nominations, millions of record sales worldwide, and thousands of sold out performances, rock blues icon Robert Cray is considered “one of the greatest guitarists of his generation.” Rolling Stone Magazine credits Cray with reinventing the blues with his “distinct razor sharp guitar playing” that “introduced a new generation of mainstream rock fans to the language and form of the blues” with the release of his "Strong Persuader" album in 1986. Since then, Cray has gone on to record 15 Billboard charting studio albums and has written or performed with everyone from Eric Clapton to Stevie Ray Vaughan, from Bonnie Raitt to John Lee Hooker.

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  8. Buddy Guy with Matt Andersen at The Space at WestburyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 29 | All About Jazz

    Buddy Guy with Matt Andersen The Space at Westbury Westbury, NY November 18, 2014 Buddy Guy is a national treasure. The blues titan is one of the last remaining links to the Chess Brothers, Muddy Waters, Howlin' Wolf, John Lee Hooker, Guitar Slim, Little Walter and Willie Dixon.

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

    Nov 17, 2014 | 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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  10. EG Kight brings the blues to town with a new album and live showsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | 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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  11. Jazz-blues duo kicks off Tallman seriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | 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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  12. Five of Eric Burdon's blues mentorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2014 | 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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  13. Rocco DeLuca is Playing a Residency of Living Room Shows in Long BeachRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2014 | 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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  14. Eric Burdon and the Animals: Before rock was big businessRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2014 | 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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  15. Eric Burdon and the Animals: When rock was big businessRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2014 | 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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  16. Bob Dylan and The Band's Legendary "Basement Tapes" Live up to the HypeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2014 | 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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  17. New Miss. hotel's name makes woman do double-takeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2014 | 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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  18. Day Tripper: Eclectic line-up at Maldon Folk FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2014 | 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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  19. Animals and Booker T musicians back on the road in WakefieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2014 | 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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  20. Carlos Santana talks about his autobiographyRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 29, 2014 | 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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