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John Lee Hooker
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Birth Name: John Lee Hooker

Born: 22 August 1917 Died: 21 June 2001

Country of origin: United States


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500 Greatest Songs of all time - Updated! (262 items)
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Rock (1), 07 (1), Black (1), Tribe Of Judah (1), Judite (1), Israelite (1), Electric Blues (1), Blues (1), Guitar (1)

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Honorific nicknames in popular music (158 person items)

"NICKNAME: King of the Blues "


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Famous People Who Stutter (23 person items)

" John Lee Hooker, born in 1915, also took refuge in music at an early age as he struggled with stuttering. “Hooker sounds as if he has $100,000 worth of sophisticated digital goodies built in his chest and his throat. Yet his voice is quiet and muted, its tonal richness offset by a residual stammer and blurred by the deepest alluvial accents of the Mississippi Delta.” Also, Bernard Besman, the producer who first recorded Hooker, claims that the primary reason for his decision was that he "


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500 favorite songs of the 60's - UPDATED (228 person items)

"Boom Boom"


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Listal's favourite Guitarist (79 person items)

"19 Points"


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Best Male Singers (100 person items)
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Classic Rock 'N' Roll - 1954 to 1972 (210 person items)

"Boom Boom Dimples"


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Jazz, Blues, and R&B Stars (70 person items)
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If the School Of Rock Was Real... (295 person items)

"John Lee Hooker was a highly influential American blues singer-songwriter and guitarist. Born: August 22, 1917, Coahoma County, USA Died: June 21, 2001, Los Altos, USA"


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Listal's Favourite Singer (77 person items)

"3 Points"


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Damn Right, I Got The Blues (19 person items)

" John Lee Hooker — Born in Mississippi, the youngest of 11 children, back in 1917 to a sharecropper family. His Daddy was also a preacher, and when he was just 4 yrs old, his parents split-up. His Mama married a bluesman, William Moore — a young Hooker took-up guitar, and credits his stepfather with being a major influence on him musically. With his own unique style of talking blues, infused with boogie-woogie, Hooker racked-up a string of hits — including“Boogie Chillen” (from 1948"


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ICONIC IMAGES OF MUSIC LEGENDS — THE BLUES (9 person items)

"1980– Bluesman John Hammond at ChicagoFest –Image by © Kirk West. John P. Hammond, Jr. is an American Blues & Roots music legend with crazy vocal, guitar and harmonica skills. John Paul Hammond hasn’t had huge commercial success, but that hasn’t stopped him from becoming one of the most respected musicians among his peers. Legend has it that Hammond had both Eric Clapton and Jimi Hendrix side-by-side in his band for five days in the 1960s when Hammond played The Gaslight Cafe in "


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Favorite Male Singers (60 person items)
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500 Greatest Songs of all time - Updated! (262 person items)

"163 Boom Boom Boom Boom"


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Photos by Norman Seeff (27 person items)
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RS: 100 Greatest Singers (100 person items)

"1. Boom Boom 2. One Bourbon, One Scotch, One Beer 3. Boogie Children 4. Mustang Sally & GTO 5. Bang, Bang, Bang, Bang 6. I’m in the Mood 7. Whiskey and Wimmen’ 8. The Motor City Is Burning 9. Dimples 10. Shake It Baby"


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""John Lee Hooker had a guitar, a solid foot stomp and a voice like life." -- Keith Richards Essential Recording: The Ultimate Collection"


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