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The New Yorker
The Unlikely Survival of the Godfather of Rapwas not big on the blues. When she was out in the yard, I can play what I want,
The Unlikely Survival of the Godfather of Rap
The New Yorker / Posted 7 hours ago
was not big on the blues. When she was out in the yard, I can play what I want, but if she’s in the house I got to mix John Lee Hooker with ‘Rock of Ages.’ ” The phone rang, but he ignored it. “I found my grandmother dead,” he went on. “It... Read more
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The Scranton Times-Tribune
Thorogood hardly acts his agethe Destroyers, he gave a raucous performance that included many of his own hit
Thorogood hardly acts his age
The Scranton Times-Tribune / Posted yesterday
the Destroyers, he gave a raucous performance that included many of his own hits, covers of musicians like Johnny Cash and John Lee Hooker, and even told a few jokes. As he broke into “I Drink Alone” several songs later, the audience’s cellphones... Read more
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Agassiz-Harrison Observer
Veteran BC singer songwriter back on stage after loss of sightBim - started his musical career in the early 1970s, touring coffee houses and
Veteran BC singer songwriter back on stage after loss of sight
Agassiz-Harrison Observer / Posted 10 days ago
Bim - started his musical career in the early 1970s, touring coffee houses and opening spots for established artists, from John Lee Hooker to Santana. Then in his late teens, he was heralded as a prodigious young songwriting and guitar-playing... Read more
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BC Local News
Veteran BC singer songwriter back on stage after loss of sightBim - started his musical career in the early 1970s, touring coffee houses and
Veteran BC singer songwriter back on stage after loss of sight
BC Local News / Posted 10 days ago
Bim - started his musical career in the early 1970s, touring coffee houses and opening spots for established artists, from John Lee Hooker to Santana. Then in his late teens, he was heralded as a prodigious young songwriting and guitar-playing... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Murals in the Market: 5 + 5 + 5 tips for street-art festof Gratiot and Chene, where she’ll pay homage to Black Bottom (Detroit’s former
Murals in the Market: 5 + 5 + 5 tips for street-art fest
Detroit Free Press / Posted 11 days ago
of Gratiot and Chene, where she’ll pay homage to Black Bottom (Detroit’s former entertainment district) with pictures of John Lee Hooker and Aretha Franklin. "The Detroit Portrait Series" at 5729 West Grand River in Detroit in 2015. It's by... Read more
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The Sault Star
Blues veterans know genre's historyveteran Canadian musicians. They're grateful for the chance to meet, and perfor
Blues veterans know genre's history
The Sault Star / Posted 14 days ago
veteran Canadian musicians. They're grateful for the chance to meet, and perform with, iconic acts such as Albert Collins, John Lee Hooker, Muddy Waters and Magic Slim and the Teardrops during their respective careers. They've recorded five albums... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Shelby Farms, Classic Weekend, Fourth Bluff and more2016 yesterday: Sax man Charles Lloyd, garage-rocker Sam the Sham, opera star M
Shelby Farms, Classic Weekend, Fourth Bluff and more
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 16 days ago
2016 yesterday: Sax man Charles Lloyd, garage-rocker Sam the Sham, opera star Marguerite Piazza, Beale-bred blues superstar John Lee Hooker, Royal Studio stalwarts Hi Rhythm and Stax great William Bell. This matches two of my own six picks in Bell... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
A personal Memphis Music Hall of Fame ‘ballot,’ weed talk, Collierville parking and moretop contenders here might include Little Milton, one of the few artists to reco
A personal Memphis Music Hall of Fame ‘ballot,’ weed talk, Collierville parking and more
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 18 days ago
top contenders here might include Little Milton, one of the few artists to record for both Sam Phillips at Sun and at Stax; John Lee Hooker, a mammoth figure who got his early start on Beale before heading north, and Junior Kimbrough, the greatest... Read more
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Boise Weekly
Bonnie Raitt: Down to the RootsRaitt began carving out a trail she would follow for the next 40-plus years. Al
Bonnie Raitt: Down to the Roots
Boise Weekly / Posted 18 days ago
Raitt began carving out a trail she would follow for the next 40-plus years. Along the way, she opened for blues icons John Lee Hooker, Son House and Muddy Waters; landed a spot on Rolling Stone's "100 Greatest Guitarists" and "100 Greatest... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Jack Broadbent October 2016 New Zealand Tour Datesfather, Jack was brought up on a diet of music that could later be described as
Jack Broadbent October 2016 New Zealand Tour Dates
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 20 days ago
father, Jack was brought up on a diet of music that could later be described as his main influences, including acts such as John Lee Hooker, Peter Green, Jimi Hendrix, Robert Johnson and Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young. In a modern day context, Jack... Read more
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Billboard
Detroit Jazz Festival Day 1 Highlights: Chris Potter, Randy Weston, Jimmy Heath & Moreslightly stumped. “...Muddy Waters?” he said hesitantly when played classic sou
Detroit Jazz Festival Day 1 Highlights: Chris Potter, Randy Weston, Jimmy Heath & More
Billboard / Posted 20 days ago
slightly stumped. “...Muddy Waters?” he said hesitantly when played classic sounding blues, which turned out to be by John Lee Hooker, who fittingly enough got his start in the Motor City playing clubs when he wasn’t working at the Ford... Read more
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Providence Business News
Ricky King Russell & The Cadillac Horns Live At Chan'sthe Boston Globe, Ricky always delivers from the heart. He has appeared with s
Ricky King Russell & The Cadillac Horns Live At Chan's
Providence Business News / Posted 22 days ago
the Boston Globe, Ricky always delivers from the heart. He has appeared with such notables as David "Honey Boy" Edwards, John Lee Hooker, Eddie Clearwater, Mighty Sam McClain, Ronnie Earl, Jerry Portnoy, Duke Robillard, Kim Wilson, Tommy... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Brian Kennedy reveals he's battling cancer on Today FM radio showwhich spans over two and a half decades, has seen him team up with Van Morrison
Brian Kennedy reveals he's battling cancer on Today FM radio show
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 23 days ago
which spans over two and a half decades, has seen him team up with Van Morrison, Joni Mitchell, Bob Dylan, Ray Charles and John Lee Hooker, among others. The singer and former Voice Of Ireland judge is helping Today FM launch their Dare to Care... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Mississippi: State of Bluesunique form of music draws people from around the world to the state. Born in
Mississippi: State of Blues
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 24 days ago
unique form of music draws people from around the world to the state. Born in the Delta with legends like Muddy Waters, John Lee Hooker and B.B. King, the blues changed music in the 20th century and beyond. The rich musical heritage can be... Read more
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Billboard
BMG Posts €182 Million in Half-Year Earningsmade during the first quarter, which included a stake in the ARC music catalog
BMG Posts €182 Million in Half-Year Earnings
Billboard / Posted 25 days ago
made during the first quarter, which included a stake in the ARC music catalog -- which boasts songs by Chuck Berry and John Lee Hooker -- as well as big publishing signings like Pink Floyd's Roger Waters. Moreover, Rabe is projecting that BMG... Read more
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The Daily Voice - Port Chester
Little Feat Performs In Port Chesterwith celebrated music artists such as Bob Dylan, Willie Nelson, Beck, Brian Wil
Little Feat Performs In Port Chester
The Daily Voice - Port Chester / Posted 27 days ago
with celebrated music artists such as Bob Dylan, Willie Nelson, Beck, Brian Wilson, Bonnie Raitt, Robert Plant, John Lee Hooker, Johnny Lang and Leftover Salmon. Doors open at 7 p.m. The concert starts at 8. Capitol Theatre is at 149... Read more
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Salon.com
The Zombies walk again: “You can get better, as singers and players — but you have to work at it”something like “She’s Not There,” our first hit — I started writing it by playi
The Zombies walk again: “You can get better, as singers and players — but you have to work at it”
Salon.com / Posted 30 days ago
something like “She’s Not There,” our first hit — I started writing it by playing some of my old blues albums. I played a John Lee Hooker albums; there’s a song called “No One Told Me.” I hasten to add, nothing on “She’s Not There” bears any... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
Musician Shawn Amos is playing at B.B. Kings Tonight!record, "The Reverend Shawn Amos Loves You". It's gotten international acclaim
Musician Shawn Amos is playing at B.B. Kings Tonight!
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 30 days ago
record, "The Reverend Shawn Amos Loves You". It's gotten international acclaim. Shawn is also a noted producer, working with the likes of Solomon Burke and John Lee Hooker. But he didn't start out in the blues which is really hard to... Read more
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The Palm Beach Post
Ricky Martin at Hard Rock, surfing at MacArthurby his modern Texas Country Blues & Boogie Band, has a style rooted in the deep
Ricky Martin at Hard Rock, surfing at MacArthur
The Palm Beach Post / Posted 30 days ago
by his modern Texas Country Blues & Boogie Band, has a style rooted in the deep blues and boogie of Lightnin’ Hopkins, John Lee Hooker, RL Burnside and Blind Willie Johnson. The show goes on at 8 p.m. Saturday. 94 NE Second St., Delray Beach.... Read more

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