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  1. Bayport BBQ right up Memphis musician's alleyRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Star Tribune

    ... strong on music tradition there? A: Yeah, Clarksdale is very aware of its history. They named a street after John Lee Hooker, after all. They have the Delta Blues Museum, and the crossroads, of course. A: I consider Memphis and Mississippi barbecue ...

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  2. World's biggest record collectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | CNN

    ... are kept in his home -- for personal listening. Freitas pulls from the shelf a copy of "The Country Blues of John Lee Hooker." "Marvelous," he chuckles. "This is rare. I'm going to have to take it home." Which is a problem of sorts. Freitas is ...

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  3. Inside the world's biggest record collectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 27 | KETV-TV

    ... are kept in his home -- for personal listening. Freitas pulls from the shelf a copy of "The Country Blues of John Lee Hooker." "Marvelous," he chuckles. "This is rare. I'm going to have to take it home." Which is a problem of sorts. Freitas is ...

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  4. Saturday Night Attitude Dancing Courtesy of Birthday Boy John Lee HookerRead the original story

    Saturday Aug 23 | Aquarius Papers

    Even though his birthday was yesterday, I figured his music makes for great dancing with attitude! John Lee Hooker was a blues singer, songwriter and guitarist.

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  5. The Led Zeppelin Papers: Led Zeppelin II, Deluxe EditionRead the original story

    Saturday Aug 23 | All About Jazz

    ... overall mutation of the blues DNA. It is a riff, repeated, not unlike the several dozen championed by John Lee Hooker or Howlin' Wolf in their single-chord drones that reach back to the red Mississippi Delta dust of Charlie Patton and before. It is ...

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  6. Keith Wyatt: Blues Guitar Soloing [Reviews]Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 20 | Ultimate-guitar.com

    ... the 12-bar shuffle with 8-bar and 16-bar blues, uptown blues harmony, one-chord blues (which Hendrix , John Lee Hooker and Muddy Waters used to great effect), and integrating a 12/8 meter. He then breaks free of the very traditional blues found in ...

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  7. Russia embraces Copper man's biker bluesRead the original story

    Monday Aug 18 | The Union Democrat

    ... at the age of 16 and has honed his skills over the decades playing alongside musicians such as B.B. King, John Lee Hooker, Deacon Jones and Gregg Allman, of the Allman Brothers Band. He's since released four albums and more than 150,000 people tune ...

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  8. Front Porch Roots Revue opens the 2014 Edmonton Blues FestivalRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 13 | Vue Weekly

    ... case) five decades worth of stellar playing with a host of local bands and American blues legends like John Lee Hooker. What's impressive is when the drift is recognized and then corrected before any real rot sets in. "Once you get to a certain ...

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  9. Guitaristic Techniques at the PianoRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 13 | Keyboard Magazine

    ... "straight" eighth-note ostinato bass figures the left hand of Ex. 1 evoke bass patterns that guitarists like John Lee Hooker and Lightning Hopkins would often play. Russell was one of the top session piano players in L.A. as a member of the famed ...

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  10. The Animals - The Best of the AnimalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 13 | Something Else! Reviews

    ... Of Bo Diddley," and rough and ready renditions of Chuck Berry's "Around And Around," along with a couple of John Lee Hooker tunes, "Boom Boom" and "Dimples" appear on the album as well. By wedding their blues roots to a modern feel shuffling, ...

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  11. There is nothing like being in the throes of a John Lee Hooker kick. I suggest you try it.Read the original story

    Wednesday Aug 13 | Weekender

    ... five bucks. However don't get it twisted - it is worth every penny. Trying to scoop up every title in the John Lee Hooker discography is like trying to empty out the ocean with a teaspoon. But both Alone and King Snake At Your Door are two welcome ...

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  12. Like Real People Do - Single - HozierRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 8 | 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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  13. A bit of soul, jazz to close Music on the GrillRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 8 | Coquitlam Now

    Singer-songwriter Zakiya Hooker, daughter of legendary blues guitarist John Lee Hooker, will close the Music on the Grill Series with a show Saturday, Aug. 9. In 1991, Zakiya made her first public appearance with her father.

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  14. Zakiya Hooker carries on late father's blues legacyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 6 | The Now Newspaper

    It would be hard to say Zakiya Hooker doesn't have an authority on authentic blues music, considering her childhood playground was a plethora of blues haunts where her father - the late American music legend John Lee Hooker - helped pioneer the movement.

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  15. The six must-see gigs in Norwich this JulyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 6 | Eastern Daily Press

    ... flecked with smatterings of well-known influences such as Queens of the Stone Age, Captain Beefheart and John Lee Hooker. One album into a potentially long and illustrious career, The Graveltones present an opportunity to get your ears round some ...

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  16. Back in burlesque: After a few years' hiatus, the striptease revue...Read the original story

    Tuesday Aug 5 | Metro Times

    ... few burlesque performances at Studio 54 in the Leland Hotel and Cliff Bell's itself. "What came to mind was John Lee Hooker and old classic movies about showgirls," Smith says. "It really interested me at the time. I got familiar with a lot of the ...

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  17. Following in father's footstepsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 5 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    Zakiya Hooker, the daughter of legendary blues musician John Lee Hooker, will perform in Coquitlam on Saturday, Aug. 9 as part of the Music on the Grill series.

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  18. Hozier - HozierRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 5 | 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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  19. Q&A: Scott H. BiramRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Aug 3 | Now Toronto

    ... in front of Leadbelly's guitar at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Seeing it there alongside a jacket worn by John Lee Hooker and Muddy Waters's guitar, I was overcome with emotion. Woody Guthrie, Bill Monroe and Black Flag. The way Greg Ginn would ...

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  20. 10 Minutes with Nick WaterhouseRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2014 | The Austin Chronicle

    ... on it which I particularly dig. NW : If you want to go really early, it was hearing Them with Van Morrison, John Lee Hooker, and Aretha Franklin. G : You cover Mose Allison's "Let It Come Down" on the new disc. How did you discover him? NW : I found ...

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