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  1. CD review: 'Terms of My Surrender'Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 26 | News Observer

    ... point toward a familiar species of morbid resilience. As if to help place the reference, Hiatt name-checks John Lee Hooker and Howlin' Wolf in "Baby's Gonna Kick," a grudging prowl featuring his own train-whistle harmonica. His lyrics can be ...

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  2. Summertime Blues 2014: The Nighthawks and more of the season's best blues CDsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 26 | Examiner.com

    ... About half the album is self-penned but Johnson has also picked out a stellar batch of covers including John Lee Hooker's "Meet Me in the Bottom" and a long take on Bob Dylan's "Meet Me in the Morning;" both cuts feature guest guitarist Alvin ...

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  3. Top 5 weekend events from CBC Radio One's 'On the Coast'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 25 | CBC News

    ... hlights this year include Ireland's Dervish, Korea's Dulsori, and blues performer Zakiya Hooker, daughter of John Lee Hooker.

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  4. Swinging with the bluesRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 24 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    ... going to be a full spectrum. You go from the very beginning up to now." "Dad" in this case was blues legend John Lee Hooker, known for his signature guitar playing and talking blues style. "My dad used to tell me this, 'Do what you do. You are not ...

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  5. Texas blues legend Johnny Winter dazzled audiences with his speedRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 22 | The Globe and Mail

    ... a lot of white blues guitarists," she said of Mr. Winter, who collaborated with the likes of Mr. Waters, John Lee Hooker and Jimi Hendrix. "His tone was a little more modern, more electric, but I could see the influences. He stayed faithful. People ...

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  6. Hozier Gains Following With 'Church'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jul 22 | Billboard

    ... bag," says Hozier of his music. "There's obviously folk, but my earliest influences were Muddy Waters and John Lee Hooker, so there's lots of blues in it too." Irish engineer Rob Kirwan (U2, PJ Harvey) is co-producing the album, but much of the rest ...

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  7. CD reviews: John Hiatt, Weird Al YankovicRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 21 | Star Tribune

    ... point toward a familiar species of morbid resilience. As if to help place the reference, Hiatt name-checks John Lee Hooker and Howlin' Wolf in "Baby's Gonna Kick," a grudging prowl featuring his own train-whistle harmonica. "Terms of My Surrender" ...

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  8. Review: Vancouver Folk Fest brimming with exciting actsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 20 | Canada.com

    ... courtesy of 82 year-old Mississippi newbie Leo "Bud" Welch. He sounds like a contemporary of greats like John Lee Hooker and Lightning Slim, but he hasn't been on the professional scene too long. His understanding of what makes the blues, on the ...

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  9. Otto's Shrunken Head Presents "A Night of Roots-Punk Ruckus"Read the original story

    Wednesday Jul 16 | 24-7 Press Release

    ... foot, Darren Deicide delivers a contemporary style of roots-influenced rock that has been described as "John Lee Hooker meets Johnny Rotten", "raw, bluesy punk by a one-man dervish", and "the energy of Hasil Adkins, the presence of Robert Johnson, ...

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  10. Vancouver Folk Festival: Colourful variety of acts step up to fill...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 19 | Canada.com

    ... courtesy of 82-year-old Mississippi newbie Leo "Bud" Welch. He sounds like a contemporary of greats like John Lee Hooker and Lightning Slim, but he hasn't been on the professional scene too long. His understanding of what makes the blues, on the ...

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  11. Correction: Switzerland-Obit-Winter storyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 19 | NewsOK.com

    ... like a lot of white blues guitarists," she said of Winter, who collaborated with the likes of Waters, John Lee Hooker and Jimi Hendrix. "His tone was a little more modern, more electric, but I could see the influences. He stayed faithful. People ...

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  12. Events Guide for July 17 to 23Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 16 | The Now Newspaper

    ... at 5732 176th St., Cloverdale. Tickets $30/$20, info at Clova.com. Zakiya Hooker: Daughter of blues legend John Lee Hooker in concert Thursday, Aug. 14 at Blue Frog Studios in White Rock. Doors 7 p.m., show at 8 p.m. Tickets $35, ...

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  13. Blues legend Johnny Winter dies at 70 in ZurichRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 17 | Home

    ... like a lot of white blues guitarists," she said of Winter, who collaborated with the likes of Waters, John Lee Hooker and Jimi Hendrix. "His tone was a little more modern, more electric, but I could see the influences. He stayed faithful. People ...

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  14. Things to do in Newcastle tonight: Friday July 18Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 18 | Chronicle Live

    ... legend, Steven Seagal has honed his craft for playing the blues, performing with the likes of BB King, John Lee Hooker and his all time greatest influence Clarence 'Gatemouth' Brown. He will be joined on stage by Earl Thomas, who blends Stax soul ...

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  15. Johnny Winter dies; blues guitarist played with Muddy Waters, Janis Joplin, John Lee HookerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 17 | The Campbell Reporter

    ... He continued to pick up accolades, producing three Grammy Award-winning albums for Waters and recording with John Lee Hooker, which helped revive their careers. Among the blues classics that Winter played during that era were "Rollin' and Tumblin'," ...

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  16. Texas blues legend Johnny Winter dies at 70Read the original story

    Friday Jul 18 | Sentinel & Enterprise

    ... like a lot of white blues guitarists," she said of Winter, who collaborated with the likes of Waters, John Lee Hooker and Jimi Hendrix. "His tone was a little more modern, more electric, but I could see the influences. He stayed faithful. People ...

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  17. Obituary: Johnny Winter / Texas blues legend was top-notch guitaristRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 17 | Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

    ... a lot of white blues guitarists," she said of Mr. Winter, who collaborated with the likes of Mr. Waters, John Lee Hooker and Jimi Hendrix. "His tone was a little more modern, more electric, but I could see the influences. He stayed faithful. People ...

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  18. BBQ and Blues are a month awayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 17 | The Madison Courier

    ... Delta Rhythm Kings visited Ribberfest eight years ago. Rogers, a virtuoso of the slide guitar, toured with John Lee Hooker's Coast to Coast Band in the 1980s and has garnered eight Grammy nominations. The festival events kick off Friday morning with ...

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  19. Texas blues guitarist Johnny Winter diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 17 | SFGate

    ... "Guitar" Watson . Mr. Winter went on to produce three Grammy-winning albums for blues icons Muddy Waters and John Lee Hooker while continuing to record and tour. Before he died, he was in the beginning stages of promoting "Step Back," his ...

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  20. Johnny WinterRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 17 | The Washington Post

    ... like a lot of white blues guitarists," she said of Winter, who collaborated with the likes of Waters, John Lee Hooker and Jimi Hendrix. "His tone was a little more modern, more electric, but I could see the influences. He stayed faithful. People ...

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