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

    Wednesday | 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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  2. City to see if Carlos Club's sign historic: San Carlos weighing options after new owner takes overRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. Roy Rogers and The Delta Rhythm Kings bring slide guitar-powered blues to The PalmsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | Davis Enterprise

    Special to The Enterprise 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 Saturday Oct. 25. 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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  11. Brickhouse fills the house at Vernon Jazz ClubRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    The band will be performing their own tunes as well as covering favourites from Al Green, John Lee Hooker, and Kings of Leon. Brickhouse is Rob Bracken , Ray Keesh , Ed Johnson , Oldrich Zitek , Todd Taylor , and Darryl Havers .

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    Tuesday Oct 21 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    ... Ben Harper, "Get Up!" The veteran blues singer and harmonica great's other past collaborators range from John Lee Hooker and Cuban music great Eliades Ochoa to former San Diegans Tom Waits and Eddie Vedder. In September, not long after his world ...

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  13. Drew Burns memorial set for Nov. 5 at the CommodoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 20 | Canada.com

    ... was his open acceptance of all kinds of music - though he loved the blues originators such as Muddy Waters, John Lee Hooker and James Cotten - that made the Commodore an internationally famous premiA re venue and arguably made Vancouver a touring ...

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  14. Hozier - HozierRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 17 | Watersblogged

    ... 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 (his stage and performing name) was born Andrew Hozier-Byrne on March ...

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  15. Baldock showcase for blues great Dave Kelly's talents next weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Oct 12 | Crow

    A founder member of The Blues Band along with Paul Jones, Dave is known as a blues craftsman who has served his time with the best. In New York he jammed with Muddy Waters, and he could count both Howlin' Wolf and John Lee Hooker as friends - both used his expertise in their touring bands.

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  16. In a spin over birthday giftRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | York Press

    ... shiny black vinyl filled with concentric rings spinning towards the centre. The album was The Folklore Of John Lee Hooker, six tracks a side, starting with Tupelo, recorded live at the Newport Folk Festival of 1960 with John Lee Hooker on vocal and ...

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  17. Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds Fourteen Classic Albums To Feature In Vinyl Reissue ProgrammeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | ContactMusic.com

    ... The band's third album was a collection of cover versions of songs ranging from 'I'm Gonna Kill That Woman' (John Lee Hooker) to 'By The Time I Get To Phoenix' (Jimmy Webb) to 'Something's Gotten Hold Of My Heart' (Roger Greenaway, Roger Cook). Said ...

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  18. The musical colours of NeonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | Nelson Mail

    ... to replicate it. It's like the blues, Hargreaves says. It's like musicians who are still going back to John Lee Hooker and Howlin' Wolf for inspiration. So Hargreaves brought together those machines with two other like-minded individuals - Brendon ...

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  19. Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds fourteen albums vinyl reissueRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | Music-News.com

    ... The band's third album was a collection of cover versions of songs ranging from 'I'm Gonna Kill That Woman' (John Lee Hooker) to 'By The Time I Get To Phoenix' (Jimmy Webb) to 'Something's Gotten Hold Of My Heart' (Roger Greenaway, Roger Cook). Said ...

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  20. Hozier And His Self-Titled Full Length DebutRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | Examiner.com

    ... almost every date being sold out. It isn't hard to realize where the 24- year- old's eclectic influences of John Lee Hooker and James Joyce's Portrait of an Artist as a Young Man derive from. The flecks of aching blues in his songs come from his ...

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