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John Lee Hooker One bourbon, one scotch, one beer

His History :

Born near Clarksdale, Mississippi in 1917 to a sharecropper family,John Lee Hooker was one of the last links to the blues of the deep South. He moved to Detroit in the early 1940’s and by 1948 had scored his first number-one jukebox hit and million-seller,“Boogie Chillun”. Other hits soon followed, “I’m In The Mood”“Crawling Kingsnake”, and “Boom Boom” among the biggest. During the 1950s and ’60s, Vee Jay Records released a remarkable string of more than 100 of John Lee’s songs.

By 1970, John Lee had moved to California and begun working with rock musicians, notably Van Morrison and Canned Heat, with whom he collaborated on several albums and tours. Hooker continued to tour the U.S. and Europe throughout the ’70s and ’80s, but it was the release in 1989 of his album, The Healer, that catapulted him back to million-seller status and began what has been the most successful period of his extensive career.

Discography :

1959 — 1969


  • Folk Blues
  • Blues Man
  • House Of The Blues
  • I’m John Lee Hooker
  • That’s My Story
  • The Country Blues Of John Lee Hooker
  • The Folk Lore Of John Lee Hooker
  • John Lee Hooker Plays And Sings The Blues
  • Sings The Blues
  • The Blues
  • Burnin’
  • Drifting The Blues
  • Tupelo Blues
  • Live At Sugar Hill
  • The Big Soul Of John Lee Hooker
  • Burning Hell
  • Great Blues Sounds
  • I Want To Shout The Blues
  • John Lee Hooker At Newport
  • On Campus
  • The Great John Lee Hooker
  • Hooker & The Hogs
  • Seven Nights
  • The Real Folk Blues
  • It Serves You Right To Suffer
  • Live At Cafe Au Go Go
  • Big Red Blues
  • Simply The Truth
  • That’s Where It’s At
  • Urban Blues
  • Get Back Home
  • Big Maceo Merriweather & John Lee Hooker
  • Highway Of Blues

1970 — 1979


  • If You Miss ‘Im I Got ‘Im
  • John Lee Hooker On The Waterfront
  • Moanin’ And Stompin’ Blues
  • Endless Boogies
  • Going Down Highway 51
  • I Feel Good!
  • Don’t Turn Me From Your Door
  • Live At Soledad Prison
  • Never Get Out Of The Blues Alive
  • Born In Mississippi, Raised Up In Tennessee
  • Live At Kabuki Wuki
  • Free Beer And Chicken
  • Black R&B
  • Alone
  • In Person
  • Black Snake
  • Dusty Road
  • The Cream
  • Sad & Lonesome
  • Slims Stomp

1980 — 2013


  • Everybody Rockin’
  • Sittin’ Here Thinkin’
  • This Is Hip
  • John Lee, Vol. 1
  • Tantalizing The Blues
  • Hookered On Blues
  • Blues Before Sunrise
  • Do The Boogie
  • Solid Sender
  • Detroit Blues
  • Jealous
  • The Blueway Sessions
  • John Lee Hooker Live
  • Want Ad Blues
  • The Healer
  • Hobo Blues
  • Lonesome Road
  • Mr. Lucky
  • Boom Boom
  • Chill Out
  • Don’t Look Back
  • Driving Blues
  • Cookin’ With Glass