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The Comet
Hitchin town centre manager Keith Hoskins salutes American musical visitors – with more to come soonin life that he was encouraged to record his music, with the release in 1997 of
The Comet / Posted yesterday
in life that he was encouraged to record his music, with the release in 1997 of his debut album Blues Come Home to Roost. John Lee Hooker was also born in Clarksdale, and Muddy Waters spent most of his first 30 years there. The town is home to the... Read more
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Royal Oak Daily Tribune
George Thorogood on the Riverfront, 5 Things To Knowtitle suggest, his first truly solo album ever. It features one-man performance
Royal Oak Daily Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
title suggest, his first truly solo album ever. It features one-man performances of songs by Robert Johnson, Elmore James, John Lee Hooker, Willie Dixon, Brownie McGhee, Bob Dylan, Johnny Cash, Hank Williams, the Rolling Stones and more. It also... Read more
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DW
Guitarist Carlos Santana electrifies the music world at 70 |Latin-influenced rock. His other musical idols included guitar legends such as
DW / Posted 3 days ago
Latin-influenced rock. His other musical idols included guitar legends such as B.B. King, T-Bone Walker, Ray Charles, and John Lee Hooker, whose influence can be heard throughout Santana's career in his blues-tinted guitar lines. Santana's family... Read more
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Rutland Herald
George Thorogood to rock the Paramount |the same mix of Chicago blues and rock ’n’ roll that Thorogood fans know well.
Rutland Herald / Posted 3 days ago
the same mix of Chicago blues and rock ’n’ roll that Thorogood fans know well. It was produced by Grammy-winner Jim Gaines (John Lee Hooker, Stevie Ray Vaughan) and includes songs like “Bad News” by Johnny Cash, “Down The Highway” by Bob Dylan, and... Read more
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The Alliance Review
Detroit's '67 riots halted music, helped recalibrate soundalone.'" Motown wouldn't be as lyrically direct as "Motor City Is Burning" (re
The Alliance Review / Posted 5 days ago
alone.'" Motown wouldn't be as lyrically direct as "Motor City Is Burning" (recorded by legendary bluesman and Detroiter John Lee Hooker a couple months after the riots and covered a year later by Michigan-based punk pioneers MC5) or Gordon... Read more
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Royal Oak Daily Tribune
Detroit�s 1967 riots halted music, helped recalibrate soundsaid. Motown wouldn�t be as lyrically direct as �Motor City Is Burning� (recor
Royal Oak Daily Tribune / Posted 5 days ago
said. Motown wouldn�t be as lyrically direct as �Motor City Is Burning� (recorded by legendary bluesman and Detroiter John Lee Hooker a couple months after the riots and covered a year later by Michigan-based punk pioneers MC5) or Gordon... Read more
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Royal Oak Daily Tribune
Don Was Revue offers Rebellion at Concert of Colorstwo and a half hours you�d be hard-pressed to find anything that could obviousl
Royal Oak Daily Tribune / Posted 7 days ago
two and a half hours you�d be hard-pressed to find anything that could obviously be taken out of the mix. Outside of John Lee Hooker�s �Motor City�s Burning� there was surprisingly little in the eclectic set list specifically from Detroit... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Detroit’s ’67 riots halted music, helped recalibrate soundsaid. Motown wouldn’t be as lyrically direct as “Motor City Is Burning” (recor
The Seattle Times / Posted 7 days ago
said. Motown wouldn’t be as lyrically direct as “Motor City Is Burning” (recorded by legendary bluesman and Detroiter John Lee Hooker a couple months after the riots and covered a year later by Michigan-based punk pioneers MC5) or Gordon... Read more
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Daily Herald
Detroit's '67 riots halted music, helped recalibrate soundsaid. Motown wouldn't be as lyrically direct as "Motor City Is Burning" (recor
Daily Herald / Posted 7 days ago
said. Motown wouldn't be as lyrically direct as "Motor City Is Burning" (recorded by legendary bluesman and Detroiter John Lee Hooker a couple months after the riots and covered a year later by Michigan-based punk pioneers MC5) or Gordon... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Detroit's '67 riots halted music, helped recalibrate soundsaid. Motown wouldn't be as lyrically direct as "Motor City Is Burning" (recor
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 7 days ago
said. Motown wouldn't be as lyrically direct as "Motor City Is Burning" (recorded by legendary bluesman and Detroiter John Lee Hooker a couple months after the riots and covered a year later by Michigan-based punk pioneers MC5) or Gordon... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Detroit's '67 riots halted music, helped recalibrate soundsaid. Motown wouldn't be as lyrically direct as "Motor City Is Burning" (recor
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 7 days ago
said. Motown wouldn't be as lyrically direct as "Motor City Is Burning" (recorded by legendary bluesman and Detroiter John Lee Hooker a couple months after the riots and covered a year later by Michigan-based punk pioneers MC5) or Gordon... Read more
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Mission City Record
Clayburn Blues Band hits Twilight stage tonight“Clayburn Blues,” touches on a portion of their story. The local band play a b
Mission City Record / Posted 8 days ago
“Clayburn Blues,” touches on a portion of their story. The local band play a blend of musical greats from Robin Trower, John Lee Hooker, Robert Johnson and Stevie Ray Vaughan, as well as many of their original tunes. On Wednesday, July 19, the... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Van Morrison will salute his blues heroes on new album, 'Roll With the Punches'that’s the way the blues works -- it’s an attitude. “I was lucky to have met p
Los Angeles Times / Posted 11 days ago
that’s the way the blues works -- it’s an attitude. “I was lucky to have met people who were the real thing -- people like John Lee Hooker, Jimmy Witherspoon, Bo Diddley, Little Walter and Mose Allison,” he added. “I got to hang out with them and... Read more
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Aldergrove Star
Can You Hear the Music?has had a major impact here at home and established credentials around the worl
Aldergrove Star / Posted 12 days ago
has had a major impact here at home and established credentials around the world alongside contemporaries, B.B. King, John Lee Hooker and Buddy Guy. With their signature jump-blues style and sweet, infectious sound, it’s a sure bet your toes... Read more
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asianage
Detroit’s musical rebellion theme of revue led by Don WasEveryday People by Sly and the Family Stone and The Motor City Is Burning, reco
asianage / Posted 13 days ago
Everyday People by Sly and the Family Stone and The Motor City Is Burning, recorded by legendary bluesman and Detroiter John Lee Hooker a couple months after the riots, and covered a year later by Michigan-based punk pioneers MC5. Was, a... Read more
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Royal Oak Daily Tribune
Buddy Guy heats up a summer night at Meadow Brookand even to hear him just talk is a treasure. And boy, did he have stories, dis
Royal Oak Daily Tribune / Posted 14 days ago
and even to hear him just talk is a treasure. And boy, did he have stories, dishing out anecdotes about Hendrix and John Lee Hooker and others whose songs he played during the show. Before Hooker�s �Boom Boom,� for instance, Guy reminisced... Read more
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FOX News
Detroit's musical rebellion theme of revue led by Don Wasand a reunion of his band, Was (Not Was). The Blue Note Records president says
FOX News / Posted 15 days ago
and a reunion of his band, Was (Not Was). The Blue Note Records president says the show likely will incorporate songs by John Lee Hooker, MC5, Buffalo Springfield, Sly and the Family Stone and the Staple Singers. The concert is part of the 25th... Read more
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Billboard
Hear George Thorogood Cover Rolling Stones' 'No Expectations' on First Solo Albumevery artist that really means something to me." As such the 15-song set featur
Billboard / Posted 16 days ago
every artist that really means something to me." As such the 15-song set features songs by Robert Johnson, Elmore James, John Lee Hooker, Willie Dixon, Brownie McGhee, Bob Dylan, Johnny Cash, Hank Williams and more. And having a Rolling Stones... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Marsha Music on Detroit 1967: A bristling tension, a revolt and the death of a dreamfather had created a recording studio in the back of his shop and recorded arti
Detroit Free Press / Posted 21 days ago
father had created a recording studio in the back of his shop and recorded artists who walked in off of Hastings Street — John Lee Hooker, Johnny Bassett, Washboard Willie, Little Sonny and many others, including the Rev. C. L. Franklin and his... Read more
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The North West Star
Australian music legend Russell Morris laments The Voice generationoriginal idea for another delta-blues album was scrapped. "I thought I couldn'
The North West Star / Posted 25 days ago
original idea for another delta-blues album was scrapped. "I thought I couldn't ape Robert Johnson and I couldn't ape John Lee Hooker because I'm not black and I don't have those roots," he said. "But I do have these roots." It began the... Read more
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MLive.com
Hallowed United Sound Systems recording studio gets historic markerthe building's 2009 purchase for $20,000. But it would seem the studio that ta
MLive.com / Posted 27 days ago
the building's 2009 purchase for $20,000. But it would seem the studio that taped Death's unreleased 1975 album, John Lee Hooker's "Boogie Chillen'" and the very first Motown single was due for some much-needed love. Enter the Detroit... Read more
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Billboard
Tech Company Revives Century-Old Toronto Concert Hall, Where Zeppelin, Zappa & The Who Once Rockedfor a significant period as The Rock Pile with shows by Blood, Sweat & Tears, P
Billboard / Posted 29 days ago
for a significant period as The Rock Pile with shows by Blood, Sweat & Tears, Procol Harum, Iron Butterfly, Canned Heat, John lee Hooker, Muddy Waters, Buddy Guy, Grateful Dead, Led Zeppelin, MC5, Crazy Horse (with Neil Young), The Who, Frank... Read more

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