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  1. Good-time blues on their to The Hall for CornwallRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Falmouth Packet

    ... generation, Robert Cray has written or performed with everyone from Eric Clapton and Stevie Ray Vaughan, to John Lee Hooker. The new tour follows his No.1 success chart success with his 2014 studio release In My Soul, and previous accolades ...

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  2. Stafford Blues festival ready to hit the right note in PenkridgeRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Staffordshire Newsletter

    ... 6 at Lower Drayton Farm. The festival is ideal for anyone who likes the sounds of BB King, Muddy Waters and John Lee Hooker to Nina Simone, Eric Clapton, Chris Rea, Sea Sick Steve and the Rolling Stones. The line-up includes Prestwood Fridays, ...

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  3. Shaun Verreault of Wide Mouth Mason. Photo submittedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 27 | 24 Hours

    ... away the hours. Then, someone gave me a tape with Hendrix live at the BBC on one side and some classic John Lee Hooker on the other. Nothing was ever the same again. 24: You're part of the Music Therapy Ride this year. Tell me about how you got ...

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  4. Melissa Etheridge comes to Bethesda at StrathmoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 24 | WTOP-FM Washington

    ... to get back to the sound of 'Bring Me Some Water' (which) came from rock 'n roll blues roots, you know, John Lee Hooker. So I started 'I'm the Only One' from that sort of root. It's just an old blues lick," she says. "The subject matter was ...

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  5. Saturday Night Attitude Dancing Courtesy of Birthday Boys John Lee Hooker and David MarksRead the original story

    Saturday Aug 22 | Aquarius Papers

    Tonight we'll begin to get down with some Boogie-woogie dancing to the music of the legendary John Lee Hooker, and then do a tribute to David Marks! John Lee Hooker was a blues singer, songwriter and guitarist. This American original came out of Mississippi, and by the time he hit Detroit in the late 40s, was on his way to become King of his unique style of Boogie-woogie "Talkin Blues."

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  6. Plymouth's Flying Monkey pays tribute to late, great blues kingRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | UnionLeader.com

    ... has toured with The Allman Brothers, Steve Miller, Bruce Springsteen, Aerosmith, BB King, Bonnie Raitt, John Lee Hooker and Dr. John. He also sits in with the Blues Brothers Band. The Uptown Horns can be heard on turntable chart-toppers including ...

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  7. An African experience at the SidRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | Lake Cowichan Gazette

    What we now know as the modern European guitar styles or the creation of styles such as the American blues or Cuban Son can all be traced back to Africa. From deep down trance blues like John Lee Hooker to more celebratory summer dance music to the improvisational sounds leading to jazz, they can all be traced back to the motherland of Africa.

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  8. Neil Young and Crazy Horse's complex, hypnotic Greendale revived the concept albumRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 19 | Something Else! Reviews

    ... - but, curiously, without Frank Sampedro's second guitar. A repetition of musical themes (my favorite is the John Lee Hooker-like "Devil's Sidewalk") makes for a sorta hypnotic listening experience. Everything is slowed down and drawn out as Neil ...

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  9. Robert Cray BandRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 14 | Denver Westword

    ... that not only is he a great bluesman with his feet planted in the genre (he's even recorded with the great John Lee Hooker), but he can mix in soul as well, as he does on his most recent effort, 2014's In My Soul. He's also set to release 4 Nights ...

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  10. Richy Kicklighter to collaborate with Grammercy RecordsRead the original story

    Wednesday Aug 12 | PR Log

    ... jazz and blues releases. Grammercy's catalog includes releases by legendary artists such as Billie Holiday, John Lee Hooker, Louis Armstrong and many other revered artists of the past, as well as albums by more contemporary artists in these genres. ...

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  11. Robert Cray back in the UKRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 7 | Music-News.com

    ... of his generation. He has written or performed with everyone from Eric Clapton and Stevie Ray Vaughan, to John Lee Hooker. Witness this genre defining artist again test his talent, fuse it together with that dazzling voice, and some of the most ...

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  12. Dale Ockermana s latest project, a Exile on Beach Street,a channels the bad boys of a 60s rockRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 5 | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    ... and that means immersing yourself in blues. You have to really understand what's going on with Muddy Waters, John Lee Hooker, people like that.” As a result, the Beggar Kings band is even larger than the White Album Ensemble. The Mick Jagger ...

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  13. Jeffrey Foucault to Release 'Salt as Wolves' in OctoberRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 3 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... and precision of his electric guitar work (as he distills a modal, hypnotic electric blues reminiscent of John Lee Hooker and Jessie Mae Hemphill), in the mature range and depth of his singing, and in the intimacy and vulnerability of his ...

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  14. Howlin' Wolf, "Smokestack Lightning", 1964Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 3 | WWOZ

    The late great Howlin' Wolf doing "Smokestack Lightning" at the 1964 American Folk Blues Festival, a show that toured Europe as an annually during the 1960s. Other performers included blues greats Muddy Waters, Willie Dixon, John Lee Hooker and Sonny Boy Williamson.

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  15. Live in America - EP - HozierRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2015 | Watersblogged

    ... and multi-instrumentalist who cites James Joyce's Portrait of an Artist as a Young Man, Leonard Cohen, John Lee Hooker, and community choral singing among his influences, Hozier (his stage and performing name) was born Andrew Hozier-Byrne on March ...

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  16. Blues on the menuRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2015 | The Madison Press

    ... was quick to become the "go-to act" throughout Ohio to open for iconic Blues musicians such as Muddy Waters, John Lee Hooker, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Buddy Guy, Junior Wells and Albert Collins to name a few. Columbus bluesman Sean Carney has the style ...

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  17. Tower of Power is all about the live showRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2015 | Home

    ... other artists over the years, including The Monkees, Grateful Dead, Santana, Elton John, Jermaine Jackson, John Lee Hooker, Helen Reddy, Rufus, Rod Stewart, Heart, Huey Lewis and the News, Frankie Valli, Lyle Lovett, Poison, Phish, Toto and ...

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  18. Dylan concert electrified nationRead the original story

    Jul 30, 2015 | Portland Tribune

    ... the forefront of popular music. He had heard and admired many of its modern pioneers, legendary figures like John Lee Hooker, Muddy Waters and B.B. King. Dylan's historic 1965 Newport set, in which he set aside an acoustic guitar for an electric one ...

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  19. Ocean Front Records Signs Contemporary Blues/R&B/Gospel Artist Montez MccamishRead the original story

    Jul 28, 2015 | Mi2n

    ... time, including Howlin Wolf , Little Richard, B.B king, Al Green, Screaming Jay Hawkins, Big Moma Thornton, John Lee Hooker and many more. With his recent signing to Ocean Front Records, get ready for your ears, mind & soul to experience Montez ...

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  20. Ike ReillyRead the original story

    Jul 28, 2015 | Ink 19

    Take the sample of the blues from any decade beginning in the Nineteen-Aughts all the way to the next century and you'll hear a thread of channeled anger and hopeful depression presented in a rough compositional style aiming at emotion rather than polish. Ike Reilly stands tall in that line of blues men from John Lee Hooker to Mic Jagger to whomevers music I'll fall in love with next month.

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