John Lee Hooker Coahoma County, Mississippi Highly influential American blues singer-songwriter and guitarist.

John Lee Hooker Coahoma County, Mississippi Highly influential American blues singer-songwriter and guitarist.

Photo of john lee Hooker  “Music is really the thread of the memory of humankind.” Angelique Kidjo

Photo of john lee Hooker “Music is really the thread of the memory of humankind.” Angelique Kidjo

John Lee Hooker (August 22, 1917 – June 21, 2001) was a highly influential…

John Lee Hooker (August 22, 1917 – June 21, 2001) was a highly influential…

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John Lee Hooker (August 22, 1917 – June 21, 2001) was a highly influential American blues singer-songwriter and guitarist. He rose to prominence performing his own unique style of what was originally a unique brand of country blues. He developed his 'talking blues' style that was his trademark. His best known songs include "Boogie Chillen'" (1948), "I'm in the Mood" (1951) and "Boom Boom" (1962), the first two reaching R #1 in the Billboard charts.

John Lee Hooker (August 22, 1917 – June 21, 2001) was a highly influential American blues singer-songwriter and guitarist. He rose to prominence performing his own unique style of what was originally a unique brand of country blues. He developed his 'talking blues' style that was his trademark. His best known songs include "Boogie Chillen'" (1948), "I'm in the Mood" (1951) and "Boom Boom" (1962), the first two reaching R #1 in the Billboard charts.

John Lee Hooker, August 22, 1917 – June 21, 2001 was a highly influential blues singer, songwriter and guitarist. Hooker was born in Mississippi, the son of a sharecropper, and rose to prominence performing his own interpretation of what was originally a unique style of country blues. He developed a 'talking blues' style that became his trademark. Though similar to the early Delta blues, his music was metrically free.

John Lee Hooker, August 22, 1917 – June 21, 2001 was a highly influential blues singer, songwriter and guitarist. Hooker was born in Mississippi, the son of a sharecropper, and rose to prominence performing his own interpretation of what was originally a unique style of country blues. He developed a 'talking blues' style that became his trademark. Though similar to the early Delta blues, his music was metrically free.

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