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John Lee Hooker

John Lee Hooker (August 22, 1917 – June 21, 2001) was an American blues singer, songwriter and guitarist. [1]

133 relations: A Night in San Francisco, AC/DC, Atco Records, Atlantic Records, B.B. King, Baby, Please Don't Go, Beale Street, Big Head Todd and the Monsters, Big Joe Williams, Bihari brothers, Blues, Blues Hall of Fame, Blues Is the Healer, BluesWay Records, Bob Dylan, Bonnie Raitt, Boogie Chillen', Boogie-woogie, Boom Boom (John Lee Hooker song), Brewster-Douglass Housing Projects, Bruce Springsteen, Buddy Guy, Canned Heat, Carlos Santana, Cat Power, Chance Records, Chapel of the Chimes (Oakland, California), Charles Shaar Murray, Chess Records, Chicago, Coahoma County, Mississippi, Come See About Me (DVD), Country blues, Crawling King Snake, Cream (band), De Luxe Records, Delta blues, Detroit, Dimples (song), Don't Look Back (John Lee Hooker album), Don't Look Back (John Lee Hooker song), Eddie Kirkland, Eddie Taylor, Electric blues, Endless Boogie, Epiphone Sheraton, Eric Clapton, Fillmore West, Find a Grave, Folk music, ..., For Dummies, Ford Motor Company, Furry Lewis, Galaxy Records, George Thorogood, Grammy Award, Grammy Award for Best Pop Collaboration with Vocals, Grammy Award for Best Traditional Blues Album, Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award, Guinness World Records, Hammer-on, Hill country blues, Hollywood Walk of Fame, Homeschooling, Hooker 'n Heat, Horn section, I Cover the Waterfront (song), Impulse! Records, It Serves You Right to Suffer, Jimi Hendrix, John Belushi, John Lee Hooker, Jr., Jon Spencer Blues Explosion, King Records (United States), Led Zeppelin, Long Beach Blues Festival, Los Altos, California, Lyricist, Maxwell Street, MC5, Memphis, Tennessee, Mississippi, Modern Records, Mr. Lucky (John Lee Hooker album), Never Get Out of These Blues Alive, Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds, One Bourbon, One Scotch, One Beer, Original Folk Blues, Ornament Records, Pete Sears, Pete Townshend, Point Blank Records, Polydor Records, Pull-off, R. L. Burnside, Race record, Richmond, California, Riverside Records, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Savoy Records, Sharecropping, Shout! Factory, Songs of the Century, Specialty Records, Spiritual (music), Steel Wheels/Urban Jungle Tour, Talking blues, The Animals, The Blues Brothers, The Blues Brothers (film), The Doors, The Gories, The Healer (album), The Healing Game (song), The Iron Man: The Musical by Pete Townshend, The J. Geils Band, The New Daisy Theatre, The Real Folk Blues, The Rolling Stones, The Ultimate Collection (John Lee Hooker album), The White Stripes, The Yardbirds, Tom Jones (singer), Trill (music), Tupelo, Mississippi, Urban Blues (album), Van Morrison, Vee-Jay Records, Verve Records, Virgin Records, World War II, Zucchero Fornaciari, ZZ Top. Expand index (83 more) »

A Night in San Francisco

A Night in San Francisco is a live album by Northern Irish singer-songwriter Van Morrison, released in 1994.

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AC/DC

AC/DC are an Australian hard rock band, formed in November 1973 by brothers Malcolm and Angus Young, who continued as members until Malcolm's illness and departure in 2014.

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Atco Records

ATCO Records is an American record label owned by Warner Music Group, currently operating through WMG's Rhino Entertainment.

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Atlantic Records

Atlantic Records (also still historically known as Atlantic Recording Corporation) is a major American record label best known for its numerous recordings of rhythm and blues, rock and roll, jazz, and hip hop.

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B.B. King

Riley B. King (September 16, 1925 – May 14, 2015), known by his stage name B.B. King, was an American blues singer, songwriter, and guitarist.

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Baby, Please Don't Go

"Baby, Please Don't Go" is a blues song which has been called "one of the most played, arranged, and rearranged pieces in blues history" by music historian Gerard Herzhaft.

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Beale Street

Beale Street is a street in Downtown Memphis, Tennessee, which runs from the Mississippi River to East Street, a distance of approximately.

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Big Head Todd and the Monsters

Big Head Todd and the Monsters is a rock band formed in 1984 in Colorado.

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Big Joe Williams

Joseph Lee Williams (October 16, 1903 – December 17, 1982), billed throughout his career as Big Joe Williams, was an American Delta blues guitarist, singer and songwriter, notable for the distinctive sound of his nine-string guitar.

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Bihari brothers

The Bihari brothers, Lester, Jules, Saul and Joe, were American businessmen of Hungarian Jewish origins.

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Blues

Blues is a genre and musical form that originated in African-American communities in the "Deep South" of the United States around the end of the 19th century.

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Blues Hall of Fame

The Blues Hall of Fame is a music museum located in Memphis, Tennessee.

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Blues Is the Healer

Blues Is the Healer is a ten-CD box set of 149 songs from the early years of blues legend John Lee Hooker's repertory, released in 2005 by the German label Membran.

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BluesWay Records

BluesWay Records was a subsidiary label of ABC-Paramount Records, begun by Bob Thiele in 1966.

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Bob Dylan

Bob Dylan (born Robert Allen Zimmerman, May 24, 1941) is an American singer-songwriter, artist and writer.

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Bonnie Raitt

Bonnie Lynn Raitt (born November 8, 1949) is an American blues singer, songwriter and slide guitar player.

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Boogie Chillen'

"Boogie Chillen'" or "Boogie Chillun" is a blues song first recorded by John Lee Hooker in 1948.

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Boogie-woogie

Boogie-woogie is a musical genre that became popular during the late 1920s, but developed in African American communities in the 1870s.

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Boom Boom (John Lee Hooker song)

"Boom Boom" is a song written by American blues singer/guitarist John Lee Hooker and recorded in 1961.

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Brewster-Douglass Housing Projects

The Brewster-Douglass Housing Projects (officially named the Frederick Douglass Homes, and alternately named Frederick Douglass Projects, Frederick Douglass Apartments, Brewster-Douglass Homes, and Brewster-Douglass Projects) were the largest residential housing project owned by the city of Detroit, located in the Brush Park section on the east side of Detroit, Michigan, near the Chrysler Freeway, Mack Avenue and St.

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Bruce Springsteen

Bruce Frederick Joseph Springsteen (born September 23, 1949) is an American musician, singer, songwriter and humanitarian.

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Buddy Guy

George "Buddy" Guy (born July 30, 1936) is an American blues guitarist and singer.

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Canned Heat

Canned Heat is an American blues/boogie rock band that formed in Los Angeles, California, in 1965.

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Carlos Santana

Carlos Santana (born July 20, 1947) is a Mexican and American musician who first became famous in the late 1960s and early 1970s with his band, Santana, which pioneered a fusion of rock and Latin American music.

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Cat Power

Charlyn Marie Marshall (born January 21, 1972), also known as Chan Marshall or by her stage name Cat Power, is an American singer-songwriter, musician, occasional actress and model.

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Chance Records

Chance Records was a Chicago-based label founded in 1950 by Art Sheridan.

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Chapel of the Chimes (Oakland, California)

Chapel of the Chimes was founded in 1909 as a crematory and columbarium in Oakland, California.

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Charles Shaar Murray

Charles Shaar Murray (born Charles Maximillian Murray on 27 June 1951) is an English music journalist and broadcaster.

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Chess Records

Chess Records was an American record company based in Chicago, Illinois, whose catalogue is owned currently by parent company Universal Music Group, with the catalogue managed by Geffen Records.

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Chicago

Chicago is the third most populous city in the United States.

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Coahoma County, Mississippi

Coahoma County is a county located in the U.S. state of Mississippi.

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Come See About Me (DVD)

Come See About Me: The Definitive DVD is a 2004 film featuring concert performances by American blues artist John Lee Hooker.

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Country blues

Country blues (also folk blues, rural blues, backwoods blues, or downhome blues) is acoustic, mainly guitar-driven forms of the blues, that mixes blues elements with characteristics of folk.

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Crawling King Snake

"Crawling King Snake" (alternatively "Crawlin' King Snake" or "Crawling/Crawlin' Kingsnake") is a blues song that has been recorded by numerous blues and other artists.

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Cream (band)

Cream were a 1960s British rock supergroup power trio consisting of bassist/singer Jack Bruce, drummer Ginger Baker, and guitarist/singer Eric Clapton.

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De Luxe Records

De Luxe Records (later DeLuxe Records) was a record label formed in 1944 by brothers David Braun (1908–1985) and Julius "Jules" Braun (1911–2002), the sons of Hungarian Jewish immigrants, in Linden, New Jersey, United States.

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Delta blues

The Delta blues is one of the earliest styles of blues music.

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Detroit

Detroit is the most populous city in the U.S. state of Michigan and the largest city on the United States–Canada border.

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Dimples (song)

"Dimples" is a song written and recorded by blues singer-songwriter John Lee Hooker in 1956.

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Don't Look Back (John Lee Hooker album)

Don't Look Back is an album released by Blues singer-songwriter John Lee Hooker in 1997 that was produced by Van Morrison, who also performed duets with Hooker on four of the tracks.

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Don't Look Back (John Lee Hooker song)

"Don't Look Back " is a song written by blues singer-songwriter John Lee Hooker and released as a single in 1964.

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Eddie Kirkland

Eddie Kirkland (August 16, 1923February 27, 2011) was an American electric blues guitarist, harmonicist, singer, and songwriter.

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Eddie Taylor

Eddie Taylor (January 29, 1923 – December 25, 1985) was an American electric blues guitarist and singer.

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Electric blues

Electric blues refers to any type of blues music distinguished by the use of electric amplification for musical instruments.

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Endless Boogie

Endless Boogie is a studio album by American blues musician John Lee Hooker, released in 1971 through ABC Records.

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Epiphone Sheraton

The Epiphone Sheraton is a thinline semi-hollow body electric guitar.

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Eric Clapton

Eric Patrick Clapton, (born 1945), is an English rock and blues guitarist, singer and songwriter.

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Fillmore West

Fillmore West was a historic rock and roll music venue in San Francisco, California which became famous under the direction of concert promoter Bill Graham from 1968-1971.

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Find a Grave

Find A Grave is a commercial website that allows the public to access and add to an online database of cemetery records.

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Folk music

Folk music includes both traditional music and the genre that evolved from it during the 20th century folk revival.

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For Dummies

For Dummies is an extensive series of instructional/reference books which are intended to present non-intimidating guides for readers new to the various topics covered.

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Ford Motor Company

The Ford Motor Company (commonly referred to as simply Ford) is an American multinational automaker headquartered in Dearborn, Michigan, a suburb of Detroit.

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Furry Lewis

Walter E. "Furry" Lewis (March 6, 1893 – September 14, 1981) was an American country blues guitarist and songwriter from Memphis, Tennessee.

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Galaxy Records

Galaxy Records was a subsidiary of San Francisco based Fantasy Records.

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George Thorogood

George Thorogood (born February 24, 1950) is an American musician, singer and songwriter from Wilmington, Delaware.

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Grammy Award

A Grammy Award (originally called Gramophone Award), or Grammy, is an accolade by the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (NARAS) of the United States to recognize outstanding achievement in the music industry.

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Grammy Award for Best Pop Collaboration with Vocals

The Grammy Award for Best Pop Collaboration with Vocals was an honor presented at the Grammy Awards, a ceremony that was established in 1958 and originally called the Gramophone Awards, to recording artists for quality pop songs on which singers collaborate.

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Grammy Award for Best Traditional Blues Album

The Grammy Award for Best Traditional Blues Album was awarded from 1983 to 2011.

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Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award

The Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award is awarded by the Recording Academy to "performers who, during their lifetimes, have made creative contributions of outstanding artistic significance to the field of recording." This award is distinct from the Grammy Hall of Fame Award, which honors specific recordings rather than individuals, and the Grammy Trustees Award, which honors non-performers.

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Guinness World Records

Guinness World Records, known from its inception in 1955 until 1998 as The Guinness Book of Records and in previous U.S. editions as The Guinness Book of World Records, is a reference book published annually, listing world records, both human achievements and the extremes of the natural world.

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Hammer-on

A hammer-on is a playing technique performed on a stringed instrument (especially on a fretted string instrument, such as a guitar) by sharply bringing a fretting-hand finger down on the fingerboard behind a fret, causing a note to sound.

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Hill country blues

Hill country blues (also known as North Mississippi hill country blues or North Mississippi blues) is a regional style of country blues.

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Hollywood Walk of Fame

The Hollywood Walk of Fame comprises more than 2,500 five-pointed terrazzo and brass stars embedded in the sidewalks along 15 blocks of Hollywood Boulevard and three blocks of Vine Street in Hollywood, California.

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Homeschooling

Homeschooling, also known as home education, is the education of children inside the home, as opposed to in the formal settings of a public or private school.

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Hooker 'n Heat

Hooker 'n Heat is a double album released by blues legend John Lee Hooker and blues-rock band Canned Heat in early 1971.

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Horn section

In many genres of music, a horn section is a group of musicians playing woodwind and brass instruments in varying combinations, who augment the basic group of players.

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I Cover the Waterfront (song)

"I Cover the Waterfront" is a 1933 popular song and jazz standard composed by Johnny Green with lyrics by Edward Heyman.

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Impulse! Records

Impulse! Records is an American jazz record label, originally established in 1960 by producer Creed Taylor as a subsidiary of ABC-Paramount Records, based in Santa Monica.

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It Serves You Right to Suffer

It Serve You Right to Suffer (later retitled "It Serves You Right To Suffer" for reissue) is an album by blues singer, songwriter, and guitarist John Lee Hooker, released on the Impulse Records label in early 1966 (catalogue no. 9103).

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Jimi Hendrix

James Marshall "Jimi" Hendrix (born Johnny Allen Hendrix; November 27, 1942 – September 18, 1970) was an American rock guitarist, singer, and songwriter.

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John Belushi

John Adam Belushi (January 24, 1949 – March 5, 1982) was an American comedian, actor, and musician.

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John Lee Hooker, Jr.

John Lee Hooker, Jr. (born 1952) is an American blues musician.

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Jon Spencer Blues Explosion

The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion is an American alternative rock trio, formed in 1991 and based in New York City, New York.

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King Records (United States)

King Records was an American record label, started in 1943 by Syd Nathan and originally headquartered in the Evanston neighborhood of Cincinnati, Ohio.

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Led Zeppelin

Led Zeppelin were an English rock band formed in London in 1968.

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Long Beach Blues Festival

The Long Beach Blues Festival, in Long Beach, California, was established in full in 1980, and is one of the largest blues festivals and is the second oldest on the West Coast (first being the San Francisco Blues Festival).

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Los Altos, California

Los Altos is a city at the southern end of the San Francisco Peninsula, in the San Francisco Bay Area.

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Lyricist

A lyricist or lyrist is a musician who specializes in writing lyrics.

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Maxwell Street

Maxwell Street is an east-west street in Chicago, Illinois that intersects with Halsted Street just south of Roosevelt Road.

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MC5

MC5 was an American rock band from Lincoln Park, Michigan, formed in 1964.

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Memphis, Tennessee

Memphis is a city in the southwestern corner of the U.S. state of Tennessee and the county seat of Shelby County.

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Mississippi

Mississippi is a state located in the Southern United States.

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Modern Records

Modern Records was an American record label formed in 1945 in Los Angeles by the Bihari brothers.

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Mr. Lucky (John Lee Hooker album)

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Never Get Out of These Blues Alive

Never Get Out of These Blues Alive is a studio album by American blues musician John Lee Hooker, released in 1972 by ABC Records and recorded from September 28 through September 29, 1971.

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Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds

Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds are an Australian alternative rock band that was formed in Melbourne in 1983 by lead singer Nick Cave, multi-instrumentalist Mick Harvey and guitarist Blixa Bargeld.

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One Bourbon, One Scotch, One Beer

"One Bourbon, One Scotch, One Beer" (or "One Scotch, One Bourbon, One Beer" as it was originally titled) is a blues song written by Rudy Toombs and recorded by Amos Milburn in 1953.

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Original Folk Blues

Original Folk Blues is a compilation album by American bluesman John Lee Hooker, released in 1964 or 1967.

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Ornament Records

Ornament Records is a German record label set up in 1972 by Siegfried A. "Ziggy" Christmann.

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Pete Sears

Peter "Pete" Sears (born 27 May 1948) is an English rock musician.

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Pete Townshend

Peter Dennis Blandford "Pete" Townshend (born 19 May 1945) is an English musician, singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist, best known as the lead guitarist and songwriter for the rock band The Who.

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Point Blank Records

Point Blank Records is a record label subsidiary of Virgin Records.

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Polydor Records

Polydor Records is a British record label that operates as part of Universal Music Group.

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Pull-off

A pull-off is a stringed instrument technique performed by plucking a string by "pulling" the string off the fingerboard with one of the fingers being used to fret the note.

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R. L. Burnside

Not to be confused with R. H. Burnside, stage director. R. L. Burnside (November 23, 1926 – September 1, 2005) was an American blues singer, songwriter, and guitarist who lived much of his life in and around Holly Springs, Mississippi.

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Race record

Race records were 78 rpm phonograph records marketed to African Americans during the 1920s through the early 1940s.

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Richmond, California

Richmond is a city in western Contra Costa County, California, United States.

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Riverside Records

Riverside Records was a United States record label specializing in jazz.

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Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum is a museum located on the shore of Lake Erie in downtown Cleveland, Ohio, United States.

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Savoy Records

Savoy Records is a United States record label specializing in jazz, black gospel, soul, R&B, and blues music.

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Sharecropping

Sharecropping is a system of agriculture in which a landowner allows a tenant to use the land in return for a share of the crops produced on their portion of land.

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Shout! Factory

Shout Factory (stylized as Shout! Factory) is a home video and music company founded in 2003.

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Songs of the Century

The "Songs of the Century" list is part of an education project by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA), the National Endowment for the Arts, and Scholastic Inc. that aims to "promote a better understanding of America’s musical and cultural heritage" in American schools.

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Specialty Records

Specialty Records was an American record label based in Los Angeles.

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Spiritual (music)

Spirituals (or Negro spirituals) are religious (generally Christian) songs that were created by enslaved African people in the United States.

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Steel Wheels/Urban Jungle Tour

The Rolling Stones' Steel Wheels Tour was a concert tour which was launched in North America in August 1989 to promote the band's album Steel Wheels; it continued to Japan in February 1990, with ten shows at the Tokyo Dome.

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Talking blues

Talking blues is a form of folk music and country music.

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The Animals

The Animals were a British band of the 1960s, formed in Newcastle upon Tyne during the early part of the decade.

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The Blues Brothers

The Blues Brothers, formally, variously The Blues Brothers' Show Band and Revue and The Blues Brothers' Rhythm and Blues Revue, are an American blues and rhythm and blues revivalist band founded in 1976 by comedy actors Dan Aykroyd and John Belushi as part of a musical sketch on Saturday Night Live.

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The Blues Brothers (film)

The Blues Brothers is a 1980 American musical crime comedy film directed by John Landis.

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The Doors

The Doors were an American rock band formed in 1965 in Los Angeles, with vocalist Jim Morrison, keyboardist Ray Manzarek, guitarist Robby Krieger and drummer John Densmore.

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The Gories

The Gories are an American garage rock trio that formed in Detroit, Michigan, United States, in 1986.

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The Healer (album)

The Healer is a blues album by John Lee Hooker, released in 1989.

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The Healing Game (song)

"The Healing Game" is the title song on Northern Irish singer-songwriter Van Morrison's 1997 album.

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The Iron Man: The Musical by Pete Townshend

The Iron Man: The Musical by Pete Townshend, released in 1989, is an adaptation of Ted Hughes' story The Iron Man, produced and largely composed and performed by Pete Townshend of The Who.

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The J. Geils Band

The J. Geils Band is an American rock band formed in 1967 in Worcester, Massachusetts, under the leadership of guitarist J. Geils.

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The New Daisy Theatre

The New Daisy Theatre is an all-ages venue located at 330 Beale Street in Memphis, Tennessee.

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The Real Folk Blues

The Real Folk Blues is a series of blues compilation albums released between 1965 and 1967 by Chess Records, and distributed by MCA Records.

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The Rolling Stones

The Rolling Stones are an English rock band formed in London in 1962.

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The Ultimate Collection (John Lee Hooker album)

The Ultimate Collection (1948–1990) is a 1991 compilation album by John Lee Hooker.

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The White Stripes

The White Stripes were an American rock duo, formed in 1997 in Detroit, Michigan.

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The Yardbirds

The Yardbirds are an English rock band formed in London in 1963 that had a string of hits during the mid-1960s, including "For Your Love", "Over Under Sideways Down" and "Heart Full of Soul".

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Tom Jones (singer)

Sir Thomas Jones Woodward, OBE (born 7 June 1940), is a Welsh singer known by his stage name Tom Jones.

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Trill (music)

The trill (or shake, as it was known from the 16th until the 19th century) is a musical ornament consisting of a rapid alternation between two adjacent notes, usually a semitone or tone apart, which can be identified with the context of the trill.

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Tupelo, Mississippi

Tupelo is the county seat and the largest city of Lee County, Mississippi.

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Urban Blues (album)

Urban Blues is the fourth recording by John Lee Hooker under the ABC recording years.

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Van Morrison

Sir George Ivan Morrison, OBE (born 31 August 1945) is a Northern Irish singer, songwriter and musician.

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Vee-Jay Records

Vee-Jay Records is an American record label founded in the 1950s, specializing in blues, jazz, rhythm and blues and rock and roll.

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Verve Records

Verve Records is an American jazz and adult music record label owned by Universal Music Group.

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Virgin Records

Virgin Records, Ltd. was a British record label founded by English entrepreneur Richard Branson, Simon Draper, Nik Powell and Tom Newman in 1972.

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World War II

World War II (WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, though related conflicts began earlier.

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Zucchero Fornaciari

Adelmo Fornaciari (born 25 September 1955), more commonly known by his stage name Zucchero Fornaciari or simply Zucchero /ˈdzukkero/, is an Italian singer and Order of Merit of the Italian Republic.

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ZZ Top

ZZ Top is an American rock band that formed in 1969 in Houston, Texas.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Lee_Hooker

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