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Junkee
10 Of The Best Music Movies Of All Time— “mission from God,” “putting the band back together” et al — as well as perfo
Junkee / Posted 2 days ago
— “mission from God,” “putting the band back together” et al — as well as performances from such immortals as Ray Charles, John Lee Hooker and the Queen herself, Aretha Franklin. Throw in John Candy’s affable cop and Carrie Fisher’s fiery... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Queens of the Stone Age shimmy at Riot Festwere buried in the mix. “The Way You Used to Do” was another twisted take on b
Chicago Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
were buried in the mix. “The Way You Used to Do” was another twisted take on boogie with its repurposed ZZ Top-by-way-of-John Lee Hooker hook. “The Evil has Landed” pitted Jon Theodore’s massive kick-drum sound against Homme’s guitar, like a... Read more
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Barrie Examiner
Rogers slides into Mady Centreby the blues in his teen years, and was especially influenced by the great Robe
Barrie Examiner / Posted 5 days ago
by the blues in his teen years, and was especially influenced by the great Robert Johnson. His career took flight when John Lee Hooker asked him to accompany him on tour in 1982. Rogers continued to tour with Hooker throughout the... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Stone Age fans get polished Homme in Villainsdrummer Popsy Dixon and guitarist Wendell Holmes died in 2015. As a solo act, S
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 15 days ago
drummer Popsy Dixon and guitarist Wendell Holmes died in 2015. As a solo act, Sherman Holmes, who backed legends like John Lee Hooker before the trio formed in 1979, returns to his family and band's Virginia roots. Stirring harmonies were a... Read more
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Variety
Oscar-Winner Murray Lerner, Who Documented Bob Dylan Going Electric at Newport, Dies at 90caught of the early U.S. black blues musicians who performed there. Artists lik
Variety / Posted 15 days ago
caught of the early U.S. black blues musicians who performed there. Artists like Howlin’ Wolf, Mississippi John Hurt and John Lee Hooker didn’t have commercial outlets yet in the U.S. They were popular in England, and the one place they did find... Read more
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Houston Chronicle
Buddy Guy keeps the blues aliveGuy represented youth in the blues. The Louisiana native was 11 years younger t
Houston Chronicle / Posted 20 days ago
Guy represented youth in the blues. The Louisiana native was 11 years younger than B.B. King and 19 years younger than John Lee Hooker. Compared to the masters he played with at the Chicago-based Chess label in the 1960s, he was 26 years... Read more
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Beaumont Enterprise
Buddy Guy keeps the blues aliveGuy represented youth in the blues. The Louisiana native was 11 years younger t
Beaumont Enterprise / Posted 20 days ago
Guy represented youth in the blues. The Louisiana native was 11 years younger than B.B. King and 19 years younger than John Lee Hooker. Compared to the masters he played with at the Chicago-based Chess label in the 1960s, he was 26 years... Read more
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Pitchfork
Alex Chilton: A Man Called Destruction Album ReviewSatan!” sounds much more occultish, even a bit dangerous. “You Don’t Have to Go
Pitchfork / Posted 22 days ago
Satan!” sounds much more occultish, even a bit dangerous. “You Don’t Have to Go” makes Eric Clapton Unplugged sound like John Lee Hooker at his most lowdown, and “It’s Your Funeral,” based on Chopin’s funeral march, is a punchline lacking a... Read more
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Billboard
Greta Van Fleet Bring Rock Back to the Future on Debut EP, Talk Influences & Brotherly Loveits own lane with snake-hipped songs they've been honing for most of their teen
Billboard / Posted 27 days ago
its own lane with snake-hipped songs they've been honing for most of their teenage years. Influenced by everyone from John Lee Hooker and Tchaikovsky to The Who, Jimi Hendrix, the Lord of the Rings books and, yes, a healthy dose of Led... Read more
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The Mercury News
Kenny Wayne Shepherd’s impressive life in the blueshas always been at the heart of Shepherd’s music. The first concert the Louisia
The Mercury News / Posted 28 days ago
has always been at the heart of Shepherd’s music. The first concert the Louisiana native attended starred Muddy Waters and John Lee Hooker. Shepherd was 3 years old, but he could relate. “I don’t know, man, there’s just something about the honesty... Read more
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KEYT 3 Santa Barbara
August 22Bradbury, seen here in 1975, died at age 91 on June 5, 2012. [ + - ] 1917: B
KEYT 3 Santa Barbara / Posted 29 days ago
Bradbury, seen here in 1975, died at age 91 on June 5, 2012. [ + - ] 1917: Blues singer-songwriter and guitarist John Lee Hooker, whose best known songs include "Boogie Chillen'," "I'm in the Mood" and "Boom Boom," is born in Coahoma... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
August 22Bradbury, seen here in 1975, died at age 91 on June 5, 2012. [ + - ] 1917: B
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 29 days ago
Bradbury, seen here in 1975, died at age 91 on June 5, 2012. [ + - ] 1917: Blues singer-songwriter and guitarist John Lee Hooker, whose best known songs include "Boogie Chillen'," "I'm in the Mood" and "Boom Boom," is born in Coahoma... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
August 22Bradbury, seen here in 1975, died at age 91 on June 5, 2012. [ + - ] 1917: B
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted 29 days ago
Bradbury, seen here in 1975, died at age 91 on June 5, 2012. [ + - ] 1917: Blues singer-songwriter and guitarist John Lee Hooker, whose best known songs include "Boogie Chillen'," "I'm in the Mood" and "Boom Boom," is born in Coahoma... Read more
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KRDO Colorado Springs
August 22Bradbury, seen here in 1975, died at age 91 on June 5, 2012. [ + - ] 1917: B
KRDO Colorado Springs / Posted 29 days ago
Bradbury, seen here in 1975, died at age 91 on June 5, 2012. [ + - ] 1917: Blues singer-songwriter and guitarist John Lee Hooker, whose best known songs include "Boogie Chillen'," "I'm in the Mood" and "Boom Boom," is born in Coahoma... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Gene Simmons on horns gesture trademarking backlash: 'You can't do that. Actually, bitch - I can'of any other band that does this." Just to clarify, you'll be playing KISS son
Calgary Sun / Posted 1 months ago
of any other band that does this." Just to clarify, you'll be playing KISS songs, too? "Sure. And we may do Boom Boom by John Lee Hooker. It's no-rules. It's a chance for me to roll up my sleeves. And you should see my arms. I've got very pretty... Read more

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