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

    21 hrs ago | 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. Show Preview: Hozier, James BayRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | Willamette Week

    ... one. He credits a small-town upbringing, combined with lots of free time to absorb seminal artists like John Lee Hooker, Nina Simone and Tom Waits, for influencing his sound. Music hasn't seen this kind of passionate, resonating, ...

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  10. BBC Radio 6 Music's Alternative JukeboxRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 11 | Music-News.com

    ... 5. Marvin Gaye 'What's Going On' (chosen by Mary Ann Hobbs) 6. Toots & The Maytals 'Pressure Drop' 7. John Lee Hooker 'Black Snake' (chosen by Cerys Matthews) 8. Parliament 'P-Funk (Wants To Get Funked up)' (chosen by Craig Charles) 9. Siouxsie & ...

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  11. Eli Cook brings the blues to Elgin stageRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 9 | Naperville Sun

    ... playing in churches and bars alike with his power trio. Although he was influenced by the usual suspects - John Lee Hooker, Muddy Waters, Fred MacDowell and Lightning Hopkins - he grew up listening to Clutch, Soundgarden and Rage against the ...

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  12. ECC mixes blues with treats during Bratoberfest Oct. 10Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 7 | Daily Herald

    ... will contact you to discuss how you can reuse this article. Blending the influences of artists like John Lee Hooker, Muddy Waters and Lightnin' Hopkins with the likes of Soundgarden and Rage Against the Machine, Eli Cookhas forged a sound on the ...

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  13. Announcement: GuitarControl.com Releases "John Lee Hooker Style Blues:...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 6 | PRWeb

    In this guitar lesson, now available on YouTube.com, Jon MacLennan teaches a blues guitar lesson in the style of John Lee Hooker from his forth coming course "Blues Power." Jon demonstrates a Hooker style Boogie Blues rhythm in the key of A based in the 12 bar chord progression.

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  14. Eyehategod's Mike IX on the New Album and Late Drummer Joey LaCaze: "It's Bittersweet"Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 3 | Miami New Times

    ... they spawn heavy, full-bellied blues and give a pulse to stiff darkness? "We're definitely influenced by John Lee Hooker, Lightnin' Hopkins, Mississippi John Hurt, and all those blues legends," says Mike "IX" Williams. "That and industrial noise ...

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  15. Dougie MacLean, Chuck Prophet and the soul stars of New OrleansRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 3 | Messenger Newspapers

    ... album, 'Ride 'Til I Die' alongside early signature hits such as 'Bad To The Bone', 'Move It On Over' and John Lee Hooker's 'One Scotch, One Bourbon, One Beer'. This vibrant two-CD anthology showcases the work of some of the performers who populated ...

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  16. Kevin Bryan's record reviewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 29 | Your Leek Paper

    ... album,"Ride 'Til I Die" alongside early signature hits such as "Bad To The Bone," "Move It On Over" and John Lee Hooker's "One Scotch,One Bourbon,One Beer." "Soul City New Orleans" (Fantastic Voyage FVDD 203)-This vibrant 2 CD anthology showcases ...

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  17. Sean Rowe's uncommon voice stands out on "Madman"Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 25 | New York Daily News

    ... from when I was a kid," Rowe says. "I grew up with soul music and primitive blues, from R.L. Burnside and John Lee Hooker." The album features more personal lyrics, including "My Little Man," an ode to Rowe's 3-year-old son. Remarkably, the song ...

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  18. 3 surrender in Philadelphia gay beating caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 24 | Yahoo!

    ... Kick" - with the kicker line being that she's "gonna kick me out" and the killer couplet of "listening to John Lee Hooker/Got my mind on a slow meat cooker." "Don't know where that came from," he says. "Kinda sexual. Kind of a frisky song - playful. ...

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  19. Underground Railroad Music Festival returnsRead the original story

    Sep 18, 2014 | The Wellington Advertiser

    ... with two acts from the United States taking part in the festival: the daughter of the legendary blues artist John Lee Hooker, Zakiya Hooker, and a traditional group of eight from the Georgia Sea Islands called the Georgia Geechee Gullah Ring ...

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  20. Blues, Brews & BBQ: Ukiah Meals on Wheels fundraiser set for Sept. 27Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 17, 2014 | Ukiah Daily Journal

    Mike Wilhelm, left, a 2012 inductee into the Blues Hall of Fame jams with Rich Kirch, former long-time guitarist for the John Lee Hooker Band, in preparation for Blues, Brews & BBQ, Plowshares Benefit for Meals on Wheels on Sept. 27. The volunteer assembly line meets every weekday at about 10 in the morning, getting ready the boxes of food that will be delivered daily throughout the valley to 108 grateful, homebound recipients.

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