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Blues Breakers Tonight – Happy “Birthday” John Lee Hooker

John Lee Hooker was born 99 years ago today in Tutwiler, Mississippi. When he left the South during the Great Migration John Lee landed in Detroit where he worked for the Ford Motor Company, but he recorded many of his best early records on S. Michigan Avenue in Chicago for Vee-Jay Records. Tonight on Blues Breakers we’ll cover a few of his styles from different decades. Also, be listening for very new blues by Lurrie Bell, Bobby Rush and Ronnie Earl. Tonight, 9p-10p on 93XRT.

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