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John Lee Hooker, Clapton, Stones – Highlight

John Lee Hooker, Clapton, Stones – Blues Highlight

John Lee Hooker. Known to music fans around the world as the “King of the Boogie”. Hooker endures as one of the true superstars of the blues genre. Moreover, his work gets recognition for its impact on modern music. Likewise, his simple, yet deeply effective songs transcend borders and languages around the globe. Each decade of Hooker’s long career brings a new generation of fans and fresh opportunities for the ever-evolving artist.

Equally important, is that he regularly kept touring and recording up until his passing in 2001. When you see the likes of Eric Clapton and the Rolling Stones as the backup, you know you’re watching one of the coolest dudes in the Blues! Plus, it’s nice to see them paying respect to a founding father of the blues.

John Lee Hooker – Live At Montreux 1983 & 1990

Furthermore, if you like the first video above, then you should consider checking out John Lee Hooker – Live at Montreux 1983 & 1990. The legendary bluesman John Lee Hooker brought his boogie style blend of rhythm & blues to deliver two blistering performances at the Montreux Jazz Festival in 1983 and 1990.

Joined by the Coast to Coast Blues Band, he delivers an impressive set of hits from across his career including “Boom Boom,” “Crawling King Snake,” and his very first single “Boogie Chillen.” Which came out on November 6, 2020. Yes, something good in 2020! Just to make your day even better, we came across this 1969 video of John Lee Hooker performing “Boom Boom’.

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