John Lee Hooker records the first songs featured in his ‘House Of The Blues’ album on Chess (1952)

John Lee Hooker's 'House of the Blues' is an album compiling tracks recorded from April 26, 1951 till late 1952 and released in 1959 by ChessTrack Listing : 1.Walkin' The Boogie (John Lee Hooker) - 03:08 . 2.Love Blues (John Lee Hooker) - 03:00 . 3.Union Station Blues (John Lee Hooker) - 02:31 . 4.It'S My Own Fault (John Lee Hooker) - 02:22 . 5.Leave My Wife Alone (John Lee Hooker) - 02:34 .…

John Lee Hooker meets Ry Cooder (1992)

October 10, 1992 - John Lee Hooker and Ry Cooder team up for "All Our Colors - The Good Road Concert," a benefit to help Native American Indians at Shoreline Amphitheatre in Mountain View, California

John Lee Hooker releases ‘The Healer’ recorded with Bonnie Raitt, Charlie Musselwhite, Los Lobos and Carlos Santana as guests (1989)

John Lee Hooker's 'The Healer' is an album featuring collaborations with Bonnie Raitt, Charlie Musselwhite, Los Lobos and Carlos Santana and released in September 1989 by Chameleon.Track listing : 1.The Healer (John Lee Hooker, Roy Rogers, Santana, Chester Thompson) - 05:36 . 2.I'm in the Mood (John Lee Hooker, Bernard Besman) - 04:30 . 3.Baby Lee (John Lee Hooker, James Bracken) - 03:43 .…

We remember John Lee Hooker. ‘Boom Boom Hooker’

This day (June 21, 2001), in Los Altos, California, died John Lee Hooker, an American blues singer-songwriter and guitarist.Digest Tracklist : Boom Boom (1966) . w/ Robert Cray - Bad Luck . w/ Carlos Santana — Things Gonna Change . w/ Ry Cooder (1992) . w/ Bonnie Raitt - I'M In The Mood (1991) . w/ Eric Clapton & The The Rolling Stones – Boogie Chillen (1989) . Baby Lee . We'Re Gonna Do The…

Peggy Lee records ‘Basin Street East Proudly Presents Miss Peggy Lee,’ a live album for Capitol (1961)

'Basin Street East Proudly Presents Miss Peggy Lee' is a live album arranged by Jack Marshall, recorded on February 9 & March 8, 1961 and released the same year by Capitol.Track Listing : 1.Day In, Day Out (Rube Bloom, Johnny Mercer) - 01:44 . 2.Moments Like This (Burton Lane, Frank Loesser) - 02:59 . 3.Fever (Eddie Cooley, John Davenport) - 02:54 . 4.The Second Time Around (Sammy Cahn, Jimmy…

We remember Johnny Winter. ‘Johnny Was Good’

This day (July 16, 2014), in Zurich (Switzerland), died John Dawson 'Johnny' Winter III a.k.a. Johnny Winter American blues guitarist and singer.Digest Tracklist : Dust My Broom (2012) . Full Concert Bonn (2007) . Classic Interview With Dave Lawrence (2011) . w/ Muddy Waters, John Lee Hooker - I Just Wanna Make Love To You . Johnny Winter Stranger Blues (1991) . Sound The Bell (1987) . Hideaway…

Clapton & The Bluesmen

Eric Clapton, Buddy Guy, B.B. King, George Benson, Muddy Waters, Otis Rush, Dr. John, John Lee Hooker, Chuck Berry, Johnnie Johnson, Keith Richards, Carl Perkins, Robert Cray, Hubert Sumlin, Jimmie Vaughan, Stevie Ray Vaughan

The Doors release their sixth album : ‘L.A. Woman’ featuring ‘Love Her Madly’ and ‘Riders On The Storm’ (1971)

The Doors' 'L.A. Woman' feat. 'Riders On The Storm' is their sixth studio album (and the last to feature Jim Morrison) released on April 19, 1971 by Elektra. Track Listing : 1.The Changeling (Jim Morrison) - 04:21 . 2.Love Her Madly (Robby Krieger) - 03:20 . 3.Been Down So Long (Jim Morrison) - 04:41 . 4.Cars Hiss By My Window (Jim Morrison) - 04:12 . 5.L.A. Woman (Jim Morrison) - 07:49 .…

R.L. Burnside releases ‘Too Bad Jim,’ his sixth album produced by Robert Palmer (1993)

R.L. Burnside's 'Too Bad Jim' is his sixth studio album produced by Robert Palmer, recorded in April 1993 and releasedi In 1994 by Fat Possum. Track Listing : 1.Shake 'Em On Down (R.L. Burnside, Traditional) - 04:48 . 2.When My First Wife Left Me (John Lee Hooker) - 03:46 . 3.Short Haired Woman (R.L. Burnside) - 00:00 . 4.Old Black Mattie (Traditional) - 04:10 . 5.Fireman Ring The Bell (R.L.…

Happy Birthday Ry Cooder. ‘Catch Up With Ry’

This day (March 15, 1947), in Los Angeles, California, is born Ryland Peter 'Ry' Cooder, an American guitarist, singer and composer.Tracklist : The Prodigal Son (2018) . Jesus on the mainline (2017) . w/ Lenny Kravitz - When The Levee Breaks . w/ Ali Farka Tour - Goye Kur . Buena Vista Social - Official Movie Trailer . w/ David Lindley - Jesus on The Main Line (1995) . Little Village -The Late…

This month In Blues Legends 02/12

James Blood Ulmer, Vernon Reid, John Lee Hooker, Buddy Guy, Louisiana Red, Taj Mahal, Eric Bibb, Sonny Terry, Brownie Mcghee, Magic Slim, Memphis Slim, Screamin' Jay Hawkins, Albert King, Keb' Mo', Larry JohnsonThey are the "Blues Legends" performers selected among the 1180 Posts we publish this month. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!Tracklist 1 . James Blood Ulmer…

Hip-Hop & Soul N°242 – Vintage 90s Music Videos

Snoop Dogg, Tupac, The Notorious B.I.G., Blackstreet, Nuyorican Soul, David McAlmont, Carleen Anderson, John Lee Hooker, M People, A+, Jade, Billy OceanThey are the performers of the twelve vintage hip-hop, soul, etc. tracks that were ranked in the UK charts, this week (06/52) BUT ... in the Nineties 90s. (Source) Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!For TWELVE more Hip-Hop…

Happy Birthday Charles Musselwhite. ‘Here Comes Charlie!’

This day (January 31, 1944), in Kosciusko, Mississippi, is born Charles Douglas a.k.a. Charlie Musselwhite, an American electric blues harmonica player.Tracklist : w/ Buddy Guy - Hey Baby Jam (2019) . w/ Ben Harper - No Mercy In This Land (2018) . River hip Mama (2017) . Long Lean Lanky Mama (2015) . w/ Ben Harper - I'm In I'm Out And I'm Gone (2013) . w/ Cyndi Lauper - Just Your Fool (2010) .…

We remember Etta James. ‘Etta Lasts’

This day (January 20, 2012), in Riverside, California, died Jamesetta Hawkins a.k.a. Etta James,an American singer.Tracklist : Something'S Got A Hold On Me . w/ Chuck Berry - Rock N' Roll Music . w/ Gladys Knight, Chaka Khan & B.B. King - Take My Hand (1987) . w/ B.B. King Stevie Ray Vaughan - Midnight Hour . Tell Mama & I'D Rather Go Blind (1989) . At Last . w/ Grateful Dead - Hard To…

Axl, Eric et al sit in with the Stones (1989)

December 19, 1989 - The The Rolling Stones' "Steel Wheels" tour - with Axl Rose, Izzy Stradlin, John Lee Hooker and Eric Clapton guesting - stops at Convention Hall in Atlantic City, New Jersey

Van Morrison sings in New-York (1989)

November 30, 1989 - Van Morrison performs with his musicians Georgie Fame (org), Bernie Holland (g), Brian Odgers (b), Neil Drinkwater (kb), Dave Early (d), Richie Buckley (s) and Steve Gregory (s, fl) plus John Lee Hooker and Mose Allison as guests at the Beacon Theater in New-York City

This month In Blues Legends 10/12

Skip James, John Lee Hooker, Ry Cooder, Peter Green, Son House, Chuck Berry, Eric Clapton, Keith Richards, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Joe Bonamassa, Bernie Marsden, Eilidh McKellar, Robben Ford, Matt Schofield, Eric Clapton, Buddy Guy, Junior Wells, Muddy Waters, Muddy WatersThey are the "Blues Legends" performers selected among the 1649 Posts we publish this month. Here, they are reunited in one…

This week In One-Off Collaborations 41/52

Sarah Dash & Nona Hendrix, Bruce Springsteen & Sam Moore, Smokey Robinson & Daryl Hall, Alicia Keys & John Mayer, Lana Del Rey & Chris Isaak, Michael Bublé & Chris Botti, Jackson Browne & Gregg Allman, Paul Simon & George Harrison, John Lee Hooker & Ry Cooder, Sting & Tom Jones, Bono & Zucchero, Inti Illimani & Peter GabrielThey are the 12 one-off…

This month In Blues Legends 09/12

R L Burnside, Buddy Guy, Junior Wells, John Lee Hooker, Robert Cray, Robert Cray, Freddie King, Otis Rush, Eric Clapton, Luther Allison, Clarence Gatemouth Brown, Stevie Ray Vaughan, Johnny Copeland, Albert King, Jeff Healey, B.B. King, T Bone Walker, B.B. KingThey are the "Blues Legends" performers selected among the 1630 Posts we publish this month. Here, they are reunited in one glorious…

This week In One-Off Collaborations 35/52

Bob Dylan & Bruce Springsteen, Yolanda Adams & Joss Stone, Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell, Michael Jackson & Barry Gibb, Robbie Williams & Kylie Minogue, Gladys Knight & Lenny Kravitz, Patti Labelle, Gladys Knight & Dionne Warwick, Joni Mitchell, Jaco Pastorius & Michael Brecker , Taj Mahal & John Hiatt, John Lee Hooker & Bonnie Raitt , Eddie Vedder &…

We remember R. L. Burnside. ‘Delta Force’

This day (September 1, 2005), in Oxford, Mississippi, died R. L. Burnside, an American blues singer, songwriter and guitarist.Digest Tracklist : Rollin and Tumblin (1998) . Shake’em On Down . Let My Baby Ride . Poor Black Mattie (1984) . w/ Johnny Woods – Telephone Blues (1984) . Long Haired Doney . See My Jumper Hanging On the Line (1978) . Tracklist : Goin’ Down South . Shake ‘Em On Down . It’s…

Singing (or Playing) With Van Morrison

Van Morrison, whose birthday is today - Happy Birthday BTW - has duetted with a myriad of singers or musicians of all genres. We have selected ten individuals and three bands.They are Chet Baker, Cliff Richard, Bob Dylan , Ray Charles, Tom Jones, Jeff Beck, Mark Knopfler, The Chieftains, Candy Dulfer, John Lee Hooker, Them, The Band, Michael Bublé Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist.…

Happy Birthday Van Morrison. ‘Van The Man’

This day (August 31, 1945), in Belfast, Northern Ireland, is born Van Morrison, a singer-songwriter and musician.Digest Tracklist : Burning Ground (2021) . Spirit Will Provide (2020) . Have I Told You Lately (2019) . Transformation (2017) . Too Late (2016) . Help Me (2012) . Philosophers Stone (2010) . Sweet Thing (2008) . They Sold Me Out (2005) . Just like a woman (2004) . The Healing Game…

This week In ’80s Throwback’ 35/52

The Rolling Stones, Captain Beefheart & His Magic Band, Huey Lewis & The News, Rory Gallagher, John Lee Hooker, Scorpions, The Band, Roxy Music, Barclay James Harvest, Eric Burdon, R.E.M., Joni MitchellThey are the '80s Throwback' artists selected among the 344 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!Tracklist 1 . The Rolling Stones - Mixed…

This month In Blues Legends 08/12

The Robert Cray Band, The Paul Butterfield Blues Band, Etta James, John Lee Hooker, Buddy Guy, Duke Robillard, Luther Allison, B.B. King, Albert King, Stevie Ray Vaughn, Taj Mahal, Muddy Waters, Magic Slim, The TeardropsThey are the "Blues Legends" performers selected among the 1729 Posts we publish this month. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!Tracklist 1 . The Robert Cray…

Joe Bonamassa releases his third studio album : ‘Blues Deluxe’ (2003)

Joe Bonamassa's 'Blues Deluxe' is his third studio album released on August 26, 2003 by J&R Adventures.Track listing : 1.You Upset Me Baby (Riley King, Joe Bihari) - 03:35 . 2.Burning Hell (John Lee Hooker, Bernard Besman) - 06:49 . 3.Blues Deluxe (Jeff Beck, Rod Stewart) - 07:20 . 4.Man of Many Words (Buddy Guy) - 04:10 . 5.Woke Up Dreaming (Joe Bonamassa, Will Jennings) - 02:51 . 6.I Don't…

Geffen Records publish B.B. King’s twenty fourth album : ‘One Kind Favor’ produced by T-Bone Burnett (2008)

B.B. King's 'One Kind Favor' is his twenty fourth studio album produced by T-Bone Burnett and released on August 26, 2008 by Geffen Records. Track listing : 1.See That My Grave Is Kept Clean (Blind Lemon Jefferson) - 04:49 . 2.I Get So Weary (T-Bone Walker) - 04:17 . 3.Get These Blues Off Me (Lee Vida Walker) - 04:30 . 4.How Many More Years (Chester Burnett) - 03:10 . 5.Waiting for Your Call…

We remember Cannonball Adderley. ‘Nothin’Else’

This day (August 8, 1975), in Gary, Indiana, died Julian Cannonball Adderley, a jazz alto saxophonist.Digest Tracklist : Come Sunday (1964) . Work Song . Jive Samba (1963) . Brother John (1963) . Bossa Nova Nemo . Tracklist : Autumn Leaves . Love For Sale . One for Daddy-O . Somethin' Else . Dancing in the Dark . Mercy, Mercy, Mercy . Alison's Uncle . Work Song . Waltz for Debby . Sambop .…

This month In Blues Legends 07/12

Big Mama Thornton, Muddy Waters, Earl King, Taj Mahal, Magic Slim, Eric Bibb, Buddy Guy, Junior Wells, Johnny Winter, Jeff Healey, John Lee Hooker , Keb' Mo', Albert King They are the "Blues Legends" performers selected among the 1777 Posts we publish this month. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!Tracklist 1 . Big Mama Thornton - Ball And Chain (w/ Buddy Guy) Lifted from :…

Happy Birthday Mick Jagger. ‘Live Like Jagger’

This day (July 26, 1943), in Dartford, Kent, England, is born Sir Michael Philip Jagger simply known as Mick Jagger, English singer, songwriter, one of the founders of the The Rolling StonesDigest Tracklist : Not Fade Away (w/ The The Rolling Stones, 1964) . As tears go by (1965) . Get Off of My Cloud (w/ The The Rolling Stones, 1967) . Little Queenie (w/ The The Rolling Stones, 1969) . Dead…

This week In One-Off Collaborations 29/52

Miles Davis & Chaka Khan, Steve Winwood, Arturo Sandoval & Tito Puente, Bob Weir & Grace Potter, John Lee Hooker, Carlos Santana & Etta James, John Lee Hooker, Muddy Waters, Freddie King & Johnny Winter, John Mayall & Eric Clapton, Eric Clapton, David Sanborn, Steve Gadd, Marcus Miller & Joe Sample, Bobby Mcferrin & The Yellowjackets, Rick Wakeman & Jon Lord,…

We all wish Happy Birthday to Carlos Santana. ‘Gitartista’

This day (July 20, 1947), in Autlán de Navarro, Jalisco, México, is born Carlos Augusto Santana Alves simply known as Carlos Santana, a Mexican and American rock guitarist..Digest Tracklist : Evil Ways (w/ Santana, Woodstock, 1969) . Black Magic Woman (w/ Santana, DICK CAVETT SHOW, 1970) . Jungle Strut (w/ Santana, 1971) . Europa (1976) . Revelations (Chicago, 1977) . All I ever wanted…

Singing With Carlos Santana

Carlos Santana, whose birthday is today - Happy Birthday BTW - has played during his long carreer with a myriad of singers of all genres.We have selected twelve of them. . They are Faith Hill, Sarah Mclachlan, John Lee Hooker, Mana, Michelle Branch, Rob Thomas, Jennifer Lopez, Beyonce, Ziggy, Stephen Marley , Lauryn Hill , Alicia Keys, Rod Stewart Here, they are reunited in one glorious…

This week In Soul Artists 29/52

Billie Holiday, The Temptations, Martha and The Vandellas, Etta James, Ray Charles, Natalie Cole, Jill Scott, Stevie Wonder, Michael Jackson, Chaka Khan, George Clinton, the P Funk All Stars, Bernie Worrell, the Woo WarriorsThey are the Soul Artists selected among the 412 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!Tracklist 1 . Billie Holiday - My Man…