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

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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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Cyber Monday John Lee Hooker — Palette Knife Blues Musician Portrait Oil Painting On Canvas By Leonid Afremov. Size: 24" X 30"

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John Lee Hooker. The one and only. No one could sound like him. No one made so much great music with so simple a formula that was apparently too complex for anyone to play it like he did.

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Yuriy Shevchuk, Jazz Bluesman John Lee Hooker 04 - Born in 1961 in Kiev, Ukraine, Yuri Shevchuk attended the Kiev Art School and the prestigious Kiev Architectural Academy. Yuriy has recorded his own experiences in his artworks: his three passions, painting, jazz and historical cars have become the focus of his paintings. Bewitched with jazz music he skillfully and rapidly sketches the cool and charming figures of musicians in action, showing the positive mood and spiritual intensity of…

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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.

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