Hooker, John Lee

John Lee Hooker (c. August 22, 1912, Tutwiler, MS – June 21, 2001, Los Altos, CA) was an American blues singer, songwriter, and guitarist. The son of a sharecropper, he rose to prominence performing an electric guitar-style adaptation of Delta blues. Hooker often incorporated other elements, including talking blues and early North Mississippi Hill country blues. He developed his own driving-rhythm boogie style, distinct from the 1930s-1940s piano-derived boogie-woogie.

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Performed 1 times live with Bruce Springsteen.



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