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  1. Joshua2 Performs "The Blues Project: Pentecostal Blues Concert" at MIST Harlem June 19-20Read the original story

    8 hrs ago | PR Log

    ... called the Blue Goose, where a young Joshua would sneak over to listen to the tunes of Howlin' Wolf and John Lee Hooker. Joshua2 recognized the tone, power and soul of the songs were similar to what he experienced in church. The blending of the two ...

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  2. Who is B.B. King's familiy?Read the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | CNN

    ... studio with drummer Ringo Starr during the recording of his album "B.B. King in London" in 1971. From left, John Lee Hooker, King and Papa John Creach perform on the television show "The Midnight Special" in 1974. King and Bono of U2 perform in ...

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  3. L.A. Woman noir Crawling King SnakeRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    ... set-up. The leitmotif for this evocation of a traditional relationship is a blues song (courtesy of John Lee Hooker ) which probably had traditional associations for The Doors. To this point "L.A. Woman" has been a good-bye letter to Los Angeles and ...

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  4. Strawberry Music Festival returns with stellar line-upRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 24 | The Union

    ... surviving giants of the blues. From Mississippi Fred McDowell, Sippie Wallace, Son House, Muddy Waters, and John Lee Hooker she learned first-hand lessons of life as well as invaluable techniques of performance. Word spread quickly of the young ...

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  5. Cash Box Kings - Holding CourtRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | Something Else! Reviews

    ... recent Black Toppin .' The Cash Box Kings have only sharpened their skills at pairing well-chosen covers (John Lee Hooker, Willie Love, Jimmy Rogers) with just-right originals, setting a fresh template to reframe this music for today's audiences. ...

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  6. A season of blues music has launched at a riverside theatreRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 17 | Wimbledon Guardian

    ... ported to be the album which proves Blues matters. BLUES ABUSE: Steve Morrison blends the driving rhythms of John Lee Hooker with the sweet slide-guitar of Ry Cooder to create a sound all his own.

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  7. A series of blues events will be held at the Colour House Theatre.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 17 | Wimbledon Guardian

    ... ported to be the album which proves Blues matters. BLUES ABUSE: Steve Morrison blends the driving rhythms of John Lee Hooker with the sweet slide-guitar of Ry Cooder to create a sound all his own.

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  8. Top US bluesman Paul Lamb to play gig in Whitefield pubRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 16 | Theboltonnews.co.uk

    ... said: "There's a lot of great blues come from the area and I have obviously been influenced by the likes of John Lee Hooker and Jimmy McCarty from Mitch Ryder's Band. "There's hints of George Clinton's Funkadelic in there as well as the great James ...

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  9. The Thrill Has GoneRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | Stereophile

    ... guitars their weapons. As it must, time marches on and the crew that included Howlin' Wolf, Muddy Waters, John Lee Hooker and B.B. King, one that changed blues, rock 'n' roll and really all of popular music forever, has now gone into that good night ...

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  10. 10 B.B. King duets that made us smile through the tearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | Mashable

    ... the gospel tradition. Whether he was teaming up with folk legends like Tracy Chapman, blues pioneers like John Lee Hooker, or rock stars like The Rolling Stones, B.B. King always brought out the best in himself and others, making us smile even when ...

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  11. Musicians mourn the loss of B.B. KingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | CNN

    ... studio with drummer Ringo Starr during the recording of his album "B.B. King in London" in 1971. From left, John Lee Hooker, King and Papa John Creach perform on the television show "The Midnight Special" in 1974. King and Bono of U2 perform in ...

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  12. BB King dead at 89: the bluesman who influenced a generationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | The First Post

    ... a tradition that goes back to the Mississippi Delta and the early 1920s. His contemporaries, Muddy Waters, John Lee Hooker, Howlin' Wolf all departed before him. King began his music career in country dance halls where he was nicknamed BB, short for ...

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  13. Blues legend BB King diesRead the original story

    Friday May 15 | ABC News

    ... James, they predate him. But in that sort of golden era of blues, when you had people like Muddy Waters and John Lee Hooker, BB King was right in there and he was a very, very distinctive electric guitar player. ASHLEY HALL: How significant was it ...

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  14. Society Confidential: United Sound is now 'historic'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | Detroit News

    ... Sound Systems recording studio in 1951. United Sound Systems, the Second Avenue recording studio where John Lee Hooker sang "Boogie, Chillen" in 1948 and where Jackie Wilson recorded his first record ever, is on its way to being officially ...

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  15. Iconic Canadian Singer Ian Tyson Releases New Stony Plain Records Album, Carnero Vaquero, on June 16Read the original story

    Tuesday May 5 | Mi2n

    Website: http://www.markpuccimedia.com/?p=2265 EDMONTON, AB - Acclaimed roots music label Stony Plain Records announces a June 16 U.S. release date for Carnero Vaquero, the 13th album from iconic Canadian singer/songwriter Ian Tyson. The late blues singer John Lee Hooker, asked at age 85 whether he planned to retire, told a reporter: 'It's too late to quit now.'

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  16. Lineup officially announced for Allentown's Blues Brews &...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 10 | The Morning Call

    ... through Sept. 24 in center city Allentown. Blues Brew and Barbecue announced that Walker, who played with John Lee Hooker, Thelonious Monk, Willie Dixon, Charlie Musselwhite , Steve Miller, Nick Lowe, John Mayall, Muddy Waters and Jimi Hendrix, will ...

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  17. a Americana Music Trianglea promotes locations at the root of our nationa s musical genresRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | Watertown Daily Times

    Led by Nashville preservationist Aubrey Preston, a group of historians and music lovers have come up with the “Americana Music Triangle.” Stretching from Nashville to Memphis to New Orleans - and encompassing points in between - the triangle includes locations in the South that contributed to the birth of the musical genres, from Clarksdale, Miss., the home of blues masters Muddy Waters and John Lee Hooker, to Muscle Shoals, Ala., site of the famed music studio where Aretha Franklin, the Rolling Stones and many others recorded songs.

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  18. A Tribute to Ed Burns Read MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | Metro Times

    This tribute to Eddie "Guitar" Burns is being put on by the local nonprofit Detroit Blues Society. Burns is ranked second only to John Lee Hooker in terms of Detroit blues royalty.

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  19. New project in South promotes music 'triangle'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 6 | SFGate

    Led by Nashville preservationist Aubrey Preston , a group of historians and music lovers have come up with the Americana Music Triangle. Stretching from Nashville to Memphis to New Orleans - and encompassing points in between - the triangle includes locations in the South that contributed to the birth of the musical genres, from Clarksdale, Miss., the home of blues masters Muddy Waters and John Lee Hooker , to Muscle Shoals, Ala., site of the famed music studio where Aretha Franklin , the Rolling Stones and many others recorded songs.

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  20. Music lovers: take the Americana Music Triangle road tripRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 6 | The Globe and Mail

    ... to the birth of the musical genres, from Clarksdale, Mississippi, the home of blues masters Muddy Waters and John Lee Hooker, to Muscle Shoals, Alabama, site of the famed music studio where Aretha Franklin, the Rolling Stones and many others ...

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