Blues Breakers Playlist With Notes – John Lee Hooker – August 22, 2016

Last night on Blues Breakers we celebrated the 99th anniversary of the birth of John Lee Hooker with The Hook as our Artist Of The Week. We also worked in some cool new blues records. See it here.

 

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Artist of the Week: John Lee Hooker

Born: 8-22-17 Died: 6-21-2001

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RONNIE BAKER BROOKS – STUCK ON STUPID From the album, Goldigger. Ronnie returns to FitzGerald’s this Saturday. #

JOHN LEE HOOKER – I’M IN THE MOOD Recorded for a Showtime TV special in 1990 with Bonnie Raitt and Roy Rogers.

LURRIE BELL – CAN’T SHAKE THIS FEELING From Lurrie’s very new record, Can’t Shake This Feeling. #*

JOHN LEE HOOKER – BIG LEGS, TIGHT SKIRT Originally released as a single for Vee-Jay Records in 1965.

JOHN LEE HOOKER – T.B. SHEETS From the 1972 album, Never Get Out Of The Blues Alive.

BOBBY RUSH – I DON’T WANT NOBODY HANGING AROUND From 82 year old Bobby’s new record, Porcupine Meat, to be released on September 16. *

RONNIE EARL – ELEGY FOR A BLUESMAN From Ronnie’s brand new CD, Maxwell Street, “An album of traditional, healing and soulful blues rooted in gratitude.” *

JOHN LEE HOOKER – TUPELO From the 1995 release, Chill Out. From the “Friends” series of recordings though here John Lee is his own best friend for a solo performance.

DUKE ROBILLARD – BLUES FOR EDDIE JONES From a brand new record by Duke Robillard, Blues Full Circle. *

 

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* = new/current release

# = Chicago artist

 

Next week’s Artist Of The Week will be Chicago’s own Nick Moss

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