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John Lee Hooker Bibliography, posted from Robert Ford’s A Blues Discography 2nd
Edition, 2007 Routledge Music Bibliographies ISBN 978-0415978873

Special thanks to Alan Balfour who generously provided scans of many of the rare and out of print publications pictured on this bibliography.
*Please note not all of the scans pictured are listed in the bibliography. Some were never printed in English and some may have contained no biographical information and were only added for asthetics. All the photos on this page are linked to larger scans.

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BH1371. Aldin, Mary Katherine. “John Lee Hooker Receives Lifetime Achievement Award.” Living Blues no. 131 (Jan/Feb 1997): 10.

BH1372. Allinson, John G. “John Lee Hooker on Record.” Blues World no. 7 (Apr 1966): 3-5.

BH1373. Alves, Jorge Lima. “John Lee Hooker.”, in Entrevistos. Lisboa: Pergaminho, 1997.

BH1374. Anderson, Tom. “John Lee Hooker: Father of the Boogie.”, in Exploring the Blues: Teacher’s Handbook. New York: Cherry Lane, 2001.

BH1375. Anon. “Boogie with the Hook: A Conversation with Famed Black Blues Singer John Lee Hooker.” Black Panther 9, no. 2 (28 Oct 1972): 4, 13.

BH1376. Anon. “Coda: John Lee Hooker.” Guitar Magazine 4, no. 10 (Oct 1994): 122+.

BH1377. Anon. “Country Roots and a City Style.” Melody Maker (8 Feb 1969): 10.

BH1378. Anon. “Everyone’s Got the Blues and Everyone Loves the Blues: A Talk with John Lee Hooker.” Black Panther 9, no. 19 (24 Feb 1973): 11.

BH1379. Anon. “Ground Hogs - the Greatest.” Melody Maker (14 Nov 1964): 19.

BH1380. Anon. “Heroes: John Lee Hooker.” Guitar Magazine 1, no. 4 (Sep 1991): 13.

BH1381. Anon. “Hooker, John Lee.” Current Biography 53, no. 11 (Nov 1992): 20+.

BH1382. Anon. “John Lee Hooker.” Ann Arbor Sun (1 Dec 1972): 13.

BH1383. Anon. “John Lee Hooker.” Guitar Player 29, no. 6 (Jun 1995): 20-28.

BH1384. Anon. “John Lee Hooker.”, in The Guitarist Book of Blues, pp. 70-73. Bath: Future, 2003.

BH1385. Anon. “John Lee Hooker.” Jazz Hot no. 253 (Sep 1969): 22.

BH1386. Anon. “John Lee Hooker.” Jazz Magazine [France] no. 281 (Dec 1979): 25.

BH1387. Anon. “John Lee Hooker Discografia: Parte 1: 1948-1954.” Solo Blues no. 13 (1990): 32-39.

BH1388. Anon. John Lee Hooker: Don’t Turn Me from Your Door. France: Atlantic 40507, 1975.

BH1389. Anon. John Lee Hooker: His Greatest Hits. Ojai: Creative Concepts, 1978. 32 pp.

BH1390. Anon. John Lee Hooker: The Healer. Milwaukee: Hal Leonard, 1991. 104 pp.

BH1391. Anon. “John Lee Hooker: The Real Story.” Soul [USA] 6 (27 Mar 1972): 10.

BH1392. Anon. “Past is Cloudy, But His Music Isn’t.” Soul [USA] 9 (2 Sep 1974): 10.

BH1393. Anon. “Plattentips.” Blues Notes no. 2 (15 Nov 1969): 7-8.

BH1394. Anon. “A Profile of John Lee Hooker.” Soul [UK] 8 (23 Jul 1973): 10.

BH1395. Anon. “Rare Finds: Pick of the Litter Nets $100-200 John Lee Hooker Album.” Goldmine no. 602 (22 Aug 2003): 12.

BH1396. Anon. “Spotlight: John Lee Hooker.” Broadside 6, no. 3 (1967): 24.

BH1397. Anon. “Tell the Truth.” Frets 11 (Jan 1989): 45.

BH1398. Arnaudon, Jean-Claude. “John Lee Hooker.”, in Dictionnaire du Blues, pp. 119-121 (E101).

BH1399. Aykroyd, Dan; Manilla, Ben. “John Lee Hooker.”, in Elwood’s Blues, pp. 66-70 (Item A139).

BH1400. Bachmann, K.R. “Blues am Rande des Skandals.” Jazz Podium 25 (Jul 1976): 16.

BH1401. Baggelaar, Kristin; Milton, Donald. “John Lee Hooker.”, in Folk Music: More Than a Song, pp. 183-184 (Item E104).

BH1402. Balfour, Alan. “John Lee Hooker.” Solid & Raunchy no. 2 (1972): 1-7.

BH1403. Balfour, Alan. John Lee Hooker: Moanin’ the Blues. UK: Charly CRB 1029, 1981.

BH1404. Balfour, Alan. John Lee Hooker: It Serves You Right to Suffer. UK: Beat Goes on BGOCD335, 1996.

BH1405. Balfour, Alan. John Lee Hooker: Tantalizing with the Blues. USA: MCA MCL 1686, 1982.

BH1406. Bangs, Lester. “John Lee Hooker.” Ann Arbor Sun (6 Sep 1974): 20.

BH1407. Bas-Rabérin, Philippe. “Passage du Blues: John Lee Hooker.” Jazz Magazine [France] no. 449 (Jun 1995): 12.

BH1408. Bas-Rabérin, Philippe. “Passage du Blues.” Jazz Magazine [France] no. 469 (Apr 1997): 31.

BH1409. Bass, Ralph. John Lee Hooker: The Real Folk Blues. USA: Chess LP-1508, 1966.

BH1410. Bates, Alan. John Lee Hooker: Burning Hell. USA: Riverside RLP 008, 1964; USA: Original Blues Classics OBC 555, c1993.

BH1411. Batey, Rick. “Blame It on the Boogie.” The Guitar Magazine 7, no. 4 (Feb 1997): 18-20.

BH1412. Bays, Kenneth. “Early John Lee Hooker Material Discovered.” Blues Revue no. 59 (Jul/Aug 2000): 41-42.

BH1413. Bays, Kenneth. “John Lee Hooker Jams with Friends Old and New.” Blues Revue no. 41 (Oct 1998): 76.

BH1414. Beckett, Alan. “John Lee Hooker.” New Left Review no. 27 (Sep/Oct 1964): 81-84.

BH1415. Besman, Bernard. John Lee Hooker and the Coast to Coast Blues Band: Anywhere, Any Time, Any Place. USA: United Artists UAS 5512, 1971.

BH1416. Besman, Bernie. John Lee Hooker’s Detroit. USA: United Artists UA-LA127-J3, 1973.

BH1417. Bitzer, John. John Lee Hooker: The Healer. USA: Mobile Fidelity Sound Lab UDCD 567, 1989; USA: Chameleon D2-74808, 1991.

BH1418. Bogaert, Karel. “Hooker, John Lee.”, in Blues Lexicon, pp. 158-160 (Item E110).

BH1419. Boujut, Michel. “Hooker Parle.” Jazz Magazine [France] no. 126 (Jan 1966): 11-13.

BH1420. Bozza, Anthony. “John Lee Hooker: Don’t Look Back.” Rolling Stone no. 762 (12 Jun 1997): 40.

BH1421. “Brief Encounter: John Lee Hooker.” The Telegraph [USA] no. 43 (Autumn 1992): 94+.

BH1422. Briggs, Keith. “We Gonna Make Everything Alright.” Blues & Rhythm no. 55 (Sep 1990): 10.

BH1423. Brooks, Michael. “Recording ‘The Hook’.” Guitar Player 6 (Feb 1972). Reprinted in Blues Guitarists, pp. 39-40. Saratoga: Guitar Player, 1975.

BH1424. Brown, Geoff. “Hooker Hits Blue Heaven at Age 74.” Denver Post (20 Oct 1991): 1.

BH1425. Brown, Geoff. “In a Boom Boom Time.” Vox no. 28 (Jan 1993): 20-21.

BH1426. Bruin, Leo W. “De Eddie Burns Roddels over John Lee Hooker en Sonny Boy Williamson.” Boogie Woogie & Blues Collector no. 47/48 (Dec 1974/Jan 1975): 4-5.

BH1427. Brunning, Bob. “John Lee Hooker.”, in Blues. Oxford: Heinemann, 2002.

BH1428. Bruynoghe, Yannick. “Hooker, John Lee.”, in Jazz Era: The Forties, ed. S. Dance, pp. 143-144 (Item E128).

BH1429. Burch, Ken. “John Lee Hooker.” Living Blues no. 57 (Autumn 1983): 26.

BH1430. Butler, Hal. “Big Guns Join Hooker.” San Francisco Chronicle (13 Jan 1990): 3.

BH1431. Campos, Juan. John Lee Hooker: Blues. Valencia: La Mascara, 1996. 239 pp.

BH1432. Campbell, Mary. “State’s John Hooker: A Happy Blues Man.” Daily Mississippian (8 Nov 1983): 5.

BH1433. Carlson, Lenny. “Boogie Chillen’.”, in Encyclopedia of the Blues. Vol. 1: A-J, ed. E. Komara, pp. 137-138 (Item E162).

BH1434. Carlson, Lenny. “Hooker, John Lee.”, in Encyclopedia of the Blues. Vol. 1: A-J, ed. E. Komara, pp. 459-461 (Item E162).

BH1435. Carlson, Lenny; Sokolow, Fred. John Lee Hooker: A Blues Legend. New York: Goodman, 1991. 109 pp.

BH1436. Carroll, Ted. John Lee Hooker. Vol. 1. UK: Ace CH 37, 1981.

BH1437. Case, Brian; Britt, Stan. “John Lee Hooker.”, in The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Jazz, p. 101 (Item E120).

BH1438. Charters, Samuel B. Hooker, Hopkins and Hogg. USA: Specialty SNTF 5013, c1973.

BH1439. Chauvard, Marcel; Mohr, Kurt. “John Lee Hooker on Vee-Jay.” Jazz Statistics no. 14 (Jan 1960): 6.

BH1440. Clarke, Donald. “Hooker, John Lee.”, in The Penguin Encyclopedia of Popular Music. 2nd. ed., p. 596 (Item E125).

BH1441. Cochrane, William A. “Hooker, John Lee.”, in Encyclopedia of Southern Culture, ed. C.R. Wilson; W.R. Ferris, p. 1062. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1989.

BH1442. Cohn, Larry. John Lee Hooker: Don’t Turn Me from Your Door. USA: Atco SD 33-151, c1963; UK: Atlantic 590.003, 1967 (as Drifting Blues).

BH1443. Collis, John. John Lee Hooker: Boogie Chillun. UK: Charly CD 4, 1986.

BH1444. Conover, Kirsten A. “Singing the Blues.” Christian Science Monitor (21 Nov 1996): 10.

BH1445. Constant, Denis; Benzo, L. “Ou est Hooker.” Jazz Magazine [France] no. 179 (Jun 1970): 7.

BH1446. Cooper, Kent. John Lee Hooker: Solo. USA: Labor LP 4, 1976. Notes reissued with John Lee Hooker: Alone. USA: Blues Alliance TBA-13009, 1996.

BH1447. Cousins, Richard. “Simply Hooked.” Rock ‘n’ Reel no. 20 (1995): 23.

BH1448. Cullaz, Maurice. “Antibes.” Jazz Hot no. 253 (Sep 1969): 40-41.

BH1449. Cummings, Tony. “John Lee Hooker: His British Releases.” Soul [UK] no. 3 (Apr 1966): 22-25.

BH1450. Dahl, Bill. “Boogie Man John Lee Hooker Chills Out at 75.” Chicago Tribune (10 Mar 1995).

BH1451. Dance, Stanley. John Lee Hooker: It Serve You Right to Suffer. UK: HMV CLP/CSD 3542, 1966; USA: Impulse AS-9103, 1972.

BH1452. Dance, Stanley. John Lee Hooker: Live at Cafe Au Go Go. USA; Bluesway BLS 6002, 1967; UK: HMV CLP/CSD 3612, c1967; UK: BGO BGOLP 39, c1986.

BH1453. DeCurtis, Anthony. “Generations of Blues.” Rolling Stone no. 564 (2 Nov 1989): 28.

BH1454. DelGrosso, Rich. “A Lifetime in the Blues: John Lee Hooker.” Blues Revue no. 27 (Feb/Mar 1997): 80.

BH1455. Demêtre, Jacques. “Blues.” Rhythm & Blues Panorama no. 37 (1965): 26-62.

BH1456. Demêtre, Jacques. “Le Blues Traditionnel.” Jazz Hot no. 322 (Dec 1975): 14-15.

BH1457. Demêtre, Jacques; Chauvard, Marcel. “Première Période: De 1948 à 1955.” Rhythm & Blues Panorama no. 37 (1965): 7-14.

BH1458. Detar, James. “Bluesman Scaled New Heights Sound of Success: Practice, Practice, Practice Shot John Lee Hooker to the Top.” Investor’s Business Daily (10 May 2002): 3.

BH1459. DeVault, Russ. “2 Views of the Blues: John Lee Hooker.” Atlanta Journal and Constitution (7 Oct 1989): 25.

BH1460. DeVinck, Richard; Besman, Bernard (eds). John Lee Hooker: Vital Blues Guitar: Authentic Tablature Transcriptions Off the Original Recordings. Ojai: Creative Concepts, 1992. 144 pp.

BH1461. DeWitt, Howard. “John Lee Hooker: From Clarksdale to Detroit.” Rock & Blues News no. 7 (Dec 1999/Jan 2000): 9-13; “Pt 2: From Chess Records to Blues Super Star.” Rock & Blues News no. 8 (Feb/Mar 2000): 17-22.

BH1462. Dicaire, David. “John Lee Hooker (1917-): Boogie Child.”, in Blues Singers, pp. 41-46. Jefferson: McFarland, 1999.

BH1463. Doidy, Eric. “Blues for the Millennium: Rencontre avec John Lee Hooker.” Soul Bag no. 157 (Winter 2000): 14-18.

BH1464. Dougherty, Steve. “John Lee Hooker, Whose Boogie Blues Hooked a Generation, is Lionized by His Rock Admirers.” People Weekly 34 (29 Oct 1990): 113-114.

BH1465. Dove, Ian. “Hooker is Cool Bluesman.” Billboard 81 (19 Jul 1969): 23.

BH1466. Dove, Ian. “Life-Lines of John Lee Hooker.” New Musical Express (3 Jul 1964): 11.

BH1467. Dove, Ian. “Primitive Hooker.” New Musical Express (19 Jun 1964): 9.

BH1468. Drozdowski, Ted. “Blue Blood.” Los Angeles Magazine 40 (Mar 1995): 62-67.

BH1469. Drust, Greg. John Lee Hooker: The Ultimate Collection, 1948-1990. USA: Rhino R2 70572, 1991.

BH1470. Dulzo, Jim. “Hooker: The Godfather of the Blues.” Detroit News (6 Oct 1989): 1.

BH1471. Duncan, Scott. “In Bed with John Lee Hooker.” Blueprint no. 70 (Feb 1995): 10-11.

BH1472. Dutilh, Alex. “Spécial Blues.” Le Monde De La Musique no. 152 (Feb 1992): 75-89.












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BH1473. Ellis, Andy. “How to Play Like ... John Lee Hooker.” Guitar Player 39, no. 1 (Jan 2005): 110.

BH1474. Escott, Colin. The Best of John Lee Hooker, 1965 to 1974. USA: MCA MCAD 10539, 1993.

BH1475. Escott, Colin. John Lee Hooker: More Real Folk Blues: The Missing Album. USA: MCA CHC 9329, 1991.

BH1476. Evans, David. “John Lee Hooker.”, in The NPR Curious Listener’s Guide to Blues, pp. 123-124. New York: Perigee, 2005.

BH1477. Fancourt, Les. John Lee Hooker: Everybody Rockin’. UK: Charly CRB 1014, 1981.

BH1478. Fancourt, Les. John Lee Hooker: The Vee-Jay Years. UK: Charly CD RED BOX 6, 1993.

BH1479. Fancourt, Les. “Rockin’ with the Boogie Man: John Lee Hooker Output.” Blues & Rhythm no. 32 (Oct 1987): 4-6.

BH1480. Fancourt, Leslie. Boogie Chillen: A Guide to John Lee Hooker on Disc. Leeds: Blues & Rhythm, 1992. 62 pp.

BH1481. Fancourt, Leslie. John Lee Hooker: A Discography. Brixton: Les Fancourt, 1977. 19 pp.; New ed. Faversham: Les Fancourt, 1982. 21 pp.

BH1482. Fancourt, Les. John Lee Hooker: Boogie Chillun. Denmark: Official OFF 6029, 1988.

BH1483. Fancourt, Les. John Lee Hooker: Never Get Out of these Blues Alive. UK: See for Miles SEE 89, 1986.

BH1484. Fancourt, Les. John Lee Hooker: The Boogie Man. UK: Charly CD DIG 5, 1995.

BH1485. Fancourt, Les. John Lee Hooker: The Vee Jay Years, 1955-1964. UK: Charly CD RED BOX 6, 1993.

BH1486. Feather, Leonard. “Hooker, John Lee.”, in The New Edition of the Encyclopedia of Jazz, p. 259 (Item E138).

BH1487. Gallo, Phil. “Hooker’s Gold Blues: Estate Pitches 30 Unreleased Tracks and More.” Daily Variety (11 Sep 2002): 3.

BH1488. Glover, Tony. “R&B.” Sing Out! 15, no. 2 (May 1965): 10.

BH1489. Glover, Tony. John Lee Hooker: Boogie Chillun. USA: Fantasy F-24706, 1972; USA: Fantasy FCD-24706-2, 1989.

BH1490. Glover, Tony. John Lee Hooker: The Cream. USA: Rhino R2 70388, 1989.

BH1491. Godin, Dave. John Lee Hooker: Driftin’ Thru the Blues. UK: Ember EMB 3371, 1966.

BH1492. Goldberg, Michael. “Born to Boogie Woogie.” San Francisco Chronicle (27 Jan 1991): 7.

BH1493. Goodman, Arnie. From Clarksdale to Heaven: Remembering John Lee Hooker. USA: Eagle/Red Ink 36292, 2002.

BH1494. Graff, Gary. “A Long Blues Reign.” Detroit News & Free Press (8 Sep 1991): 1.

BH1495. Grandi, Marino; Lodetti, Antonio. “Incontro con Marshall Chess: La ‘Storia’ Vista al di là del Vetro.” Il Blues no. 61 (Dec 1997): 36-39.

BH1496. Greene, Joe. John Lee Hooker: Is He Really the World’s Greatest Blues Singer? USA: Vee Jay LP 8502, 1965; USA: Collectables COL-CD-7107, 2000.

BH1497. Griffith, Pat. “The Boogie Man.” Melody Maker (23 Oct 1971): 34.

BH1498. Griffith, Pat. “John Lee Hooker: ‘Take Me Like I Am’.” Jazz Magazine [France] no. 200 (May 1972): 14-15.

BH1499. Groom, Bob; Eagle, Roger. “John Lee Hooker.” R&B Scene no. 2 (Aug 1964): 11, 14.

BH1500. Gundersen, Edna. “Red-Hot Hooker Takes Time to ‘Chill Out’.” USA Today (14 Mar 1995): 10.

BH1501. Guy, Paul. “John Lee Hooker: Blues Healer.” Fuzz 2, no. 2 (Mar 1997): 20-25.

BH1502. Hansen, Barret; Wilson, Alan. John Lee Hooker: Alone. USA: Specialty SNTF 5005, 1967; USA: Specialty SPS-2125, 1970.

BH1503. Hansen, Barret. John Lee Hooker and Canned Heat: Infinite Boogie. USA: Rhino RNDA 71105, 1986.

BH1504. Hardy, Phil; Laing, Dave (eds). “John Lee Hooker.”, in The Encyclopedia of Rock. Vol. 2, pp. 184-185 (Item E145).

BH1505. Harper, Ben. “John Lee Hooker.” Raygun no. 61 (Nov 1998).

BH1506. Harris, Sheldon. “Hooker, John Lee.”, in Blues Who’s Who. 5th ed., pp. 238-241 (E146).

BH1507. Harris, Sheldon. John Lee Hooker: Urban Blues. USA: ABC BLS 6012, 1967.

BH1508. Hayes, Barbara. John Lee Hooker Sings the Blues. UK: Ember EMB 3356, 1964.

BH1509. Hayes, Barbara; Kruger, Jeffrey. John Lee Hooker Sings the Blues. UK: Ember EMBCD 3356, 1998.

BH1510. Hearn, Gary. John Lee Hooker on Compact Disc. St. Neots: Gary Hearn, 1993. 56 pp.

BH1511. Heckman, Don. “A Gallery of the Greats.” B.M.I.: The Many Worlds of Music (Summer 1969): 26.

BH1512. Hentoff, Nat. John Lee Hooker: Travelin’. USA: Vee-Jay VJLP-1023, 1960; USA: Collectables COL-CD-7101, 2000.

BH1513. Hepworth, David. “You Eat Peanuts, I Eat Peanuts ….” Mojo no. 16 (Mar 1995): 16-19.

BH1514. Hermans, Sjef. “The Unknown John Lee Hooker and The Cat.” Doctor Jazz 39, no. 4 (2001): 35-36.

BH1515. Hermes, Will. “John Lee Hooker.” Rolling Stone no. 787 (28 May 1998): 10-11.

BH1516. Herzhaft, Gérard. “John Lee Hooker.”, in Encyclopedia of the Blues, pp. 142-145 (E150).

BH1517. Herzhaft, Gérard; Radenac, Marc. John Lee Hooker. Montpellier: Editions du Limon, 1991. 185 pp.

BH1518. Herzhaft, Gérard. “John Lee Hooker: Maìtre Bluesman.” Compact Disc Magazine no. 5 (Jun 1993): 14-17.

BH1519. Hewitt, Norman. “Intervista Con John Lee Hooker.” Il Blues no. 4 (Sep 1983): 6.

BH1520. Hildebrand, Lee. John Lee Hooker: Live at Sugar Hill. Vol. 2. USA: Fantasy FCD-7714-2, 2002.

BH1521. Hite, Bob. “‘Canned Hooker’ .…” R and B Magazine [USA] 1, no. 4/5 (Jul/Oct 1970): 39-43.

BH1522. Hochman, Steve. “‘I Don’t Know What I Got But They Like What I Do’.” Los Angeles Times (19 Feb 1992): 1.

BH1523. Hochman, Steve. “John Lee Hooker.”, in Popular Musicians. Vol. 2, pp. 498-500. Pasadena: Salem, 1999.

BH1524. Holland, Ted. “John Lee Hooker.”, in This Day in African-American Music, pp. 98-99 (E157).

BH1525. Homan, Gerry. “John Lee Hooker on LP. Pt 1.” Blues World no. 36 (Nov 1970): 7-9; “Pt 2.” Blues World no. 37 (Dec 1970): 4-6; “Pt 3.” Blues World no. 41 (Winter 1971): 7-8.

BH1526. Hooker, John Lee. “The Record That Changed My Life.” Musician no. 192 (Oct 1994): 42.

BH1527. Hopper, Dennis. The Hot Spot (Soundtrack). USA: Antilles CD 8755, c1990.

BH1528. Humphrey, Mark. The Very Best of John Lee Hooker. USA: Rhino R2 71915, 1995.




BH1529. Jebsen, P. “Der Alte Mann und der Blues.” Stereoplay no. 2 (Feb 1992): 172-173.

BH1530. Jensen, Jerry. “John Lee Hooker at 80.” Blues Revue no. 31 (Oct 1997): 75.

BH1531. Jeske, Lee. “John Lee Hooker: They Call Him Mister Lucky.” Cash Box 55 (16 Nov 1991): 7.

BH1532. “John Lee Hooker: Herz, Schmerz und Viagra.” Blues News [Germany] no. 23 (Oct/Dec 2000): 12-19.

BH1533. Jolevski, Ljupco. “‘The Healer’ Went Into The Light: John Lee Hooker (1917-2001).” Blesok [Macedonia] no. 21 (Jun/Jul 2001).

BH1534. Jones, Max. “The Heat is on Hooker.” Melody Maker (25 Jul 1970): 26.

BH1535. Jones, Max. “Men Who Make the Blues.” Melody Maker (26 Oct 1968): 8.

BH1536. Jones, Max. “Your Kids Dig the Blues.” Melody Maker (10 Oct 1964): 10.

BH1537. Jones, Max. “You’re Digging the Blues: Interview with John Lee Hooker.” Melody Maker (13 Jun 1964): 7.

BH1538. Jordan, Joseph. “John Lee Hooker: An American Genius.” Blues Revue no. 19 (Sep/Oct 1995): 24-28.

BH1539. Joyce, Mike. “Wakeup Call for the Blues.” Washington Post (12 Jun 1992): 11.

BH1540. Juanis, J.C. “John Lee Hooker: The Original Boogie Man.” Relix 26, no. 2 (Apr 1999): 19-20.

BH1541. Kaliss, Jeff. “John Lee Hooker, Robert Cray: Talkin’ Shop.” JazzTimes 22, no. 2 (Mar 1992): 24-27.

BH1542. Kamerer, Don; Terkel, Studs. John Lee Hooker Plays & Sings the Blues. USA: Chess/MCA CH-9199, 1986.

BH1543. Kappus, Mike; et al. “John Lee Hooker 50th Anniversary.” Billboard 110, no. 36 (5 Sep 1998): 78+.

BH1544. Karlsson, Ingemar. “Bluesens Legender: John Lee Hooker.” Jefferson no. 88 (1990): 22-23.

BH1545. Keepnews, Orrin. The Country Blues of John Lee Hooker. USA: Fantasy 24722, 1960s; UK: Ace CH 282, c1990 (as the Folk-Blues of John Lee Hooker).

BH1546. Keepnews, Orrin. John Lee Hooker Sings the Blues/That’s My Story. USA: Riverside RLP 12-321, 1960; UK: Ace CH 259, 1980s; USA: Original Blues Classics OBCCD-538-2, 1991.

BH1547. Kellas, Neil. John Lee Hooker - Early Years: The Classic Savoy Sessions. UK: Metro METRDCD532, 2004.

BH1548. Kent, Drew. John Lee Hooker: The Real Blues, Live in Houston, 1979. UK: JSP JSPCD812, 1990s.

BH1549. King, Michael L. “‘The Hook’: Songs of Pain and Double-Dealing.” Wall Street Journal (24 Jul 1981): 21.

BH1550. Klaasse, Piet; Gardner, Mark; Berncef, J. “John Lee Hooker.”, in Jamsession, p. 53. New York: Limelight, 1985.

BH1551. Klee, J.H. “John Lee Hooker/Canned Heat.” Down Beat 38 (24 June 1971): 28-29.

BH1552. Kot, Greg. “Boom Period.” Guitar World 17, no. 6 (Jun 1997): 23-24, 26, 198-199.

BH1553. Kot, Greg. “Bringing the Blues.” Chicago Tribune (8 Jan 1993): 4.

BH1554. Kot, Greg. “The Hard Life and Good Times of John Lee Hooker.” Chicago Tribune (6 Jul 1997): 1.

BH1555. Kot, Greg. “Voice of the Blues.” Chicago Tribune (4 Mar 1990): 16.

BH1556. Larkin, Colin (ed). “Hooker, John Lee.”, in The Guinness Encyclopedia of Popular Music, pp. 1183-1184 (E165). Reprinted in an edited form in The Guinness Who’s Who of Blues. 2nd ed., pp. 178-181 (E166). Reprinted in an edited form in The Virgin Encyclopedia of the Blues, pp. 167-169 (E169).

BH1557. Lawless, Ray M. “John Lee Hooker.”, in Folksingers and Folksongs in America, p. 687. New ed. New York: Duell, Sloan and Pearce, 1965. (NOTE: This is a revised version, with supplementary material, of a work first published in 1960).

BH1558. Leadbitter, Mike; Rotante, Anthony; Sheatsley, Paul. John Lee Hooker. Bexhill-on-Sea: Blues Unlimited, 1964. 16 pp.

BH1559. Levy, Adam. “B.B. King & John Lee Hooker on Being Yourself.” Guitar Player 33, no. 1 (Jan 1999): 66-67.

BH1560. Lipscombe, Claude. “John Lee Hooker.” Melody Maker (24 May 1952): 9.

BH1561. Lobmayr, Alfred. “John Lee Hooker.” Blues Notes no. 2 (15 Nov 1969): 5-6.

BH1562. Lodetti, Antonio. “John Lee Hooker.” Il Blues no. 50 (Mar 1995): 20-21. (NOTE: Includes feature record review of ‘Chill Out’ by Mario Basso on p. 22).

BH1563. Lombardi, John. “John Lee Bad Like Jesse James.” Rolling Stone no. 77 (4 Mar 1971): 18.

BH1564. Lowry, Pete. John Lee Hooker: Detroit Special. USA: Atlantic SD 7228, 1972.

BH1565. Lydon, Michael. “Boogie Lightnin’: John Lee Hooker and the Electrified Blues: Excerpts from Boogie Lightning.” Ramparts 12, no. 1 (Jul 1973): 37-39, 57-59. (NOTE: See also item BH1566).

BH1566. Lydon, Michael. “John Lee Hooker.”, in Boogie Lightning, pp. 14-35. New York: Dial, 1974. (NOTE: See also item BH1565).

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BH1567. MacLean, Matthew. “The Unknown John Lee Hooker.” The Prague Post (26 Apr-2 May 2000).

BH1568. MacLeod, Doug. “Doug’s Back Porch.” Blues Revue no. 75 (Apr/May 2002): 32-33.

BH1569. Mann, Bill. “John Lee Meets B.B.” Melody Maker (2 Jun 1973): 34.

BH1570. Marine, Craig. “Hook Shots.” San Francisco Chronicle (10 Sep 1995): 13.

BH1571. Mayall, John. “The First Time I Met the Blues.” Word no. 11 (Jan 2004): 85.

BH1572. McCormick, Mack. John Lee Hooker: Live at Sugar Hill. USA: Galaxy 205, c1970; UK: Ace CH 287, 1990.

BH1573. McDonough, Jack. “Hooker Boogies on at Age 65.” Billboard 96, no. 6 (11 Feb 1984): 65.

BH1574. McNeill, Phil. “John Lee Hooker: Boom Boom Years.” The Wire no. 89 (Jul 1991): 38-41, 72-73.

BH1575. McPhee, Tony. John Lee Hooker with the Groundhogs: Hooker & the Hogs. UK: Indigo IGOCD 2059, 1996.

BH1576. Mead, David. “John Lee Hooker: The Boogie Man.” Guitar Techniques (Dec 1998): 12-14.

BH1577. Mehler, Mark. “John Lee Hooker: Satisfied.” Record 3 (Jan 1984): 10.

BH1578. Michel, Ed. John Lee Hooker: Soledad on My Mind: Live at Soledad Prison. USA: ABC ABCX-761, 1972.

BH1579. Milward, John. John Lee Hooker: Live at Newport. USA: Vanguard 79703-2, 2002.

BH1580. Morris, Chris. “The Billboard Interview: John Lee Hooker 50th Anniversary.” Billboard 110 (5 Sep 1998): 77, 80, 82, 84.

BH1581. Morse, Steve. “The Big Guns of Blues.” Boston Globe (17 Feb 1995): 45.

BH1582. Morse, Steve. “True Blues Brothers John Lee Hooker and Van Morrison Come Together Again on a New CD.” Boston Globe (14 Mar 1997): 13.

BH1583. Mundy, Chris. “John Lee Hooker.” Rolling Stone no. 614 (3 Oct 1991): 11-14.

BH1584. Murray, Charles Shaar. Boogie Man: The Adventures of John Lee Hooker in the American Twentieth Century. London: Viking, 1999. 536 pp.; New York: St. Martin’s Press, 2000. 536 pp.; New York: St. Martin’s Griffin, 2002. 505 pp.

BH1585. Murray, Charles Shaar. “How to Buy ... John Lee Hooker.” Mojo no. 95 (Oct 2001): 168-169.

BH1586. Murray, Charles Shaar. “Let the Children Boogie.” Mojo no. 72 (Nov 1999): 54-56, 58-60, 62, 64.

BH1587. Murray, Charles Shaar. “Talkin’ Blues.” New Musical Express (5 Jun 1982). Reprinted in Shots from the Hip. London: Penguin, 1991.

BH1588. Murray, Charles Shaar. John Lee Hooker: This is Hip. UK: Charly CRB 1004, 1980.

BH1589. Murray, Charles Shaar. “Let the Children Boogie.” Mojo no. 72 (Nov 1999): 54-56, 58-60, 62, 64.

BH1590. Murray, Charles Shaar. “The Voodoo Guru .…” Q no. 41 (Feb 1990): 50-53.

BH1591. Napier, Simon A. “John Lee Hooker: What He Said.” Blues Unlimited no. 14 (Aug 1964): 9.

BH1592. Nardone, Mark. “John Lee Hooker: King of the Boogie Still Rules After 50 Years.” Music Connection 23, no. 6 (15-28 Mar 1999): 26-29.

BH1593. Nash, Graham. “John Lee Hooker: Boom Boom.”, in Off the Record: Songwriters on Songwriting: 25 of the World’s Most Celebrated Songs, pp. 98-105. Kansas City: Andrews McMeel, 2002.

BH1594. Neff, Robert; Connor, Anthony. “John Lee Hooker.”, in Blues, pp. 1, 12, 23, 34, 74-75, 94, 104, 116, 121, 138 (Item A1504).

BH1595. Nibley, Sloan. John Lee Hooker: Boogie Chillen. UK: Zircon Bleu CD 513, 2000.

BH1596. Nite, Norm N. “John Lee Hooker.”, in Rock On. Vol. 1. 2nd ed., p. 310 (Item E181).

BH1597. Obrecht, Jas. “B.B. King & John Lee Hooker: An Historic Blues Summit.” Guitar Player 27, no. 9 (Sep 1993): 30-48. Reprinted in Best of Guitar Player (1995): 31-38. Reprinted in Rollin’ and Tumblin’, ed. J. Obrecht, pp. 397-407 (Item C312).

BH1598. Obrecht, Jas. “The Baddest Blues Alive: John Lee Hooker & Buddy Guy.” Guitar Player 30, no. 6 (Jun 1996): 68-71, 73-75, 77, 79.

BH1599. Obrecht, Jas. “John Lee Hooker: A Rare Conversation with the Master of Blues So Deep, It Sends a Chill Up and Down Your Spine.” Guitar Player 23, no. 11 (Nov 1989): 50-60, 153. Reprinted as “John Lee Hooker.”, in Blues Guitar. 2nd ed., ed. J. Obrecht, pp. 106-112. Saratoga: Guitar Player, 1993. Reprinted in an edited form in Rollin’ and Tumblin’, ed. J. Obrecht, pp. 283-292 (Item C312).

BH1600. Obrecht, Jas. “John Lee Hooker: Boogie All the Time.” Living Blues no. 133 (May/Jun 1997): 12-21. Reprinted in Rollin’ and Tumblin’, ed. J. Obrecht, pp. 302-311 (Item C312).

BH1601. Obrecht, Jas. “John Lee Hooker: Boogie Giorno e Notte.” Il Blues no. 61 (Dec 1997): 12-17.

BH1602. Obrecht, Jas. “John Lee Hooker: The Funkiest Man Alive!” Guitar Player 26, no. 8 (Aug 1992): 26-39. Reprinted in an edited form as “John Lee Hooker.”, in Blues Guitar. 2nd ed., ed. J. Obrecht, pp. 112-117. Saratoga: Guitar Player, 1993. Reprinted in an edited form in Rollin’ and Tumblin’, ed. J. Obrecht, pp. 292-297 (Item C312).

BH1603. Obrecht, Jas. “Spinning the Blues with John Lee Hooker.” Blues Revue Quarterly no. 9 (Summer 1993): 20-25. Reprinted in Blues Guitar. 2nd ed., ed. J. Obrecht, pp. 117-120. Saratoga: Guitar Player, 1993. Reprinted in Rollin’ and Tumblin’, ed. J. Obrecht, pp. 297-302 (Item C312).

BH1604. Obrecht, Jas. “10 Questions for John Lee Hooker.” Mojo no. 62 (Jan 1999): 22-23. Reprinted in Rollin’ and Tumblin’, ed. J. Obrecht, pp. 311-314 (Item C312).

BH1605. Ochs, Michael. John Lee Hooker ‘Gold’. USA: Vee Jay VJS2-1004, 1977.BH1606. Oliver, Paul. The Country Blues of John Lee Hooker. USA: Riverside 12-838, 1962. Notes reprinted as “Tupelo Blues: John Lee Hooker.”, in Blues off the Record, pp. 116-118 (Item A1577).

BH1607. Oliver, Paul. “John Lee Hooker.”, in Conversation with the Blues, pp. 25, 87, 160-161, 164, 168, 182 (Item A1585).

BH1608. Oliver, Paul. John Lee Hooker: How Long Blues. UK: Fontana 688 700ZL, 1965.

BH1609. Oliver, Paul. “Hooker, John Lee.”, in The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians. Vol. 8, ed. S. Sadie, p. 686. London: Macmillan, 1980. Reprinted in The New Grove Dictionary of American Music. Vol. 2, ed. H.W. Hitchcock; S. Sadie, pp. 417-418 (Item E154). Oliver, Paul. Reprinted in The New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians. Vol. 11. 2nd ed., ed. S. Sadie, p. 693. New York: Grove, 2001.

BH1610. Oliver, Paul. “Hooker, John Lee (1917).”, in Jazz on Record, ed. A.J. McCarthy, pp. 138-139 (Item E378).

BH1611. Oliver, Paul. “Somethin’ That Reach Back in Your Life.”, in Martin Scorsese Presents the Blues, ed. P. Guralnick; et al, p. 183 (Item A895). (NOTE: This is an excerpt from item A1585).

BH1612. Olsson, Jalle. “Jubileumsfest Med Hooker Som Gaest.” Orkester Journalen 37, no. 7/8 (Jul/Aug 1969): 12.

BH1613. O’Neal, Amy; O’Neal, Jim. “Living Blues Interview: John Lee Hooker.” Living Blues no. 44 (Autumn 1979): 14-22. Reprinted in The Voice of the Blues, pp. 202-225 (Item A1676).

BH1614. Ouellette, Dan. “‘Hi, I’m the Boogie Man’.” Down Beat 64, no. 6 (Jun 1997): 20-22, 24-25.

BH1615. Palmer, Robert. John Lee Hooker: Alone. USA: Tomato 2696602, 1989; USA: Tomato R2 70387, 1989.

BH1616. Panassié, Hugues; Gautier, Madeleine. “Hooker, John Lee.”, in Dictionary of Jazz, p. 116 (Item E182).

BH1617. Pastonesi, Marco. “Un Blues del Mississippi: John Lee Hooker.” Musica Jazz 36, no. 2 (Feb 1980): 13-14.

BH1618. Pedler, Dominic. “John Lee Hooker.” Total Guitar no. 78 (Mar 1997): 50-54.

BH1619. Persson, Lennart. “Hemma hos John Lee Hooker.” Pop [Sweden] no. 12 (1995): 1222-1226, 1228.

BH1620. Peters, John W. The Big Soul of John Lee Hooker. USA: Vee Jay LP 1058, c.1963; UK: Stateside SL 10053, 1963; UK: Joy JOY 147, 1969; USA: Collectables COL-CD-7102, 2001.

BH1621. Peters, John W. John Lee Hooker: Burnin’. USA: Vee-Jay LP-1043, 1962; UK: Stateside SL 10031, 1963; UK; Joy LP 124, 1968; USA: Collectables COL-CD-7106, 2000.

BH1622. Philips, Chuck. “John Lee Hooker Growls Out 110th Album.” San Francisco Chronicle (7 May 1989): 48.

BH1623. Philips, Chuck. “The Only Blues is in the Music.” Los Angeles Times (23 Apr 1989): 68.

BH1624. Pomposello, Tom. John Lee Hooker: Sittin’ Here Thinkin’. USA: Muse MR 5205, 1979.

BH1625. Postif, François. “John Lee Hooker.” Jazz Hot no. 214 (Nov 1965): 22-24.

BH1626. Postif, François; Rotante, Anthony. “Discographie de John Lee Hooker.” Jazz Hot no. 103 (Oct 1955): 17.

BH1627. Puterbaugh, Parke. “This is Hip.” Vox no. 13 (Oct 1991): 43-44.

BH1628. Randle, Bill. “John Lee Hooker’s First Recording Session: A Correspondence with Bernard Bessman.” Record Research no. 34 (Apr 1961): 12. (NOTE: See also Record Research no. 32 (1961): 19 for correspondence).

BH1629. Rees, Dafydd; Crampton, Luke. “John Lee Hooker.”, in Q Encyclopedia of Rock Stars, pp. 411-412. London: Dorling Kindersley, 1996.

BH1630. Roberts, J. “John Lee Hooker.” Melody Maker (24 Jun 1967): 4.

BH1631. Roby, Chris. “In Defence (!) of John Lee Hooker.” R&B Monthly no. 20 (Sep 1965): 3.

BH1632. Roby, Chris. “R&B Notebook.” Blues World no. 5 (Nov 1965): 12-13.

BH1633. Rodríguez, Javier. “Los Zapatos de John Lee Hooker No Son de Ante Azul.” Solo Blues no. 13 (1990): 30-31.

BH1634. Röhnisch, Claus. “John Lee Hooker: Blues Giant.” Jefferson no. 15 (1971): 4-13.

BH1635. Rotante, Anthony; Sheatsley, Paul; Leadbitter, Mike; Tonneau, Serge. “A Discography of John Lee Hooker.” Rhythm & Blues Panorama no. 37 (1965): 24-45.

BH1636. Rotante, Anthony; Brymer, George. “John Lee Hooker: A Provisional Discography.” Discophile no. 27 (Dec 1952): 11-13; Discophile no. 29 (May 1953): 19; Discophile no. 32 (Oct 1953): 13; Discophile no. 59 (Apr 1958): 10.

BH1637. Rotante, Anthony. “The Records of John Lee Hooker.” Record Research no. 31 (Nov 1960): 3-5, 20.

BH1638. Rowe, Mike. John Lee Hooker: Dimples. UK: DJM DJD 28026, 1977.

BH1639. Roxon, Lillian. “John Lee Hooker.”, in Lillian Roxon’s Rock Encyclopedia, pp. 239-240 (Item E192).

BH1640. Rowe, Mike. John Lee Hooker/Eddie Burns: Detroit Blues, 1950-51. UK: Krazy Kat 816, 1987.

BH1641. Russell, Henry (ed). “John Lee Hooker.”, in Icons of Blues & Soul, pp. 70-71. London: Brown, 2003.

BH1642. Russell, Tony (ed). “John Lee Hooker.” The Blues Collection no. 1 (1992+).

BH1643. Russell, Tony. “John Lee Hooker.”, in The Blues: From Robert Johnson to Robert Cray, pp. 68-69 (Item A1904).




BH1644. Sacré, Robert. “John Lee Hooker: The Boogie Man.” Jazz Hot no. 376 (Oct 1980): 16-22.

BH1645. Santelli, Robert. “Hooker, John Lee.”, in The Big Book of Blues, pp. 184-186 (Item E202).

BH1646. Sax, Dave. “Early Hooker Discography.” Blues: Bimestrel International Blues Jazz no. 9 (c1971): 50-52.

BH1647. Sax, Dave. John Lee Hooker & His Guitar: No Friend Around. UK: Red Lightnin’ RL 003, 1969; USA: Advent 2804, c1975.

BH1648. Sax, Dave. “John Lee Hooker at Danceland: John Lee Hooker’s Rarest Recordings and an Unknown Detroit Label.” Juke Blues no. 21 (Autumn 1990): 8-11.

BH1649. Sax, Dave. John Lee Hooker: Boogie Awhile. UK: Krazy Kat KK 200, 1990.

BH1650. Sax, Dave; Escott, Colin. John Lee Hooker: Detroit, 1948-1949. USA: Atlantic/Savoy 92910-2, 2000.

BH1651. Sax, Dave. John Lee Hooker: 1948-1953. UK: Krazy Kat CD 05, 1990.

BH1652. Sax, Dave. John Lee Hooker: The Complete Fifties Chess Recordings. USA: MCA/Chess CHD 2-9391, 1997.

BH1653. Sax, Dave. John Lee Hooker: The Legendary Modern Recordings. UK: Ace CDCHD 315, 1993; USA: Flair/Virgin 724383965823, 1993.

BH1654. Sax, Dave; Leadbitter, Mike. “New Discographical Comment. No. 3: John Lee Hooker’s Early Recordings.” Blues Unlimited no. 53 (May 1968): 11.

BH1655. Sax, Dave. “Rare 78s.” Juke Blues no. 23 (Summer 1991): 19-20.

BH1656. Sax, Dave; Deitch, Gene; Vernon, Paul. The Unknown John Lee Hooker. UK: Flyright FLYCD57, 2000.

BH1657. Scheck, Frank. “Record Labels Rediscover the Blues.” Christian Science Monitor (17 Aug 1995): 12.

BH1658. Scherman, Tony. “John Lee Hooker.” Musician no. 161 (Mar 1992): 7.

BH1659. Scherman, Tony. “John Lee Hooker: An All-Star Tribute is Heavy on the Flash and Light on the Blues.” Musician no. 147 (Jan 1991): 80.

BH1660. Schoenbaum, Jerry. John Lee Hooker ... and Seven Nights. USA: Verve Folkways FT-3003, 1977.

BH1661. Schnieders, Bob. John Lee Hooker: House of the Blues. USA: Chess/MCA CHD 9258, 1987; Italy: Chess/MCA GCH 8042, c1987.

BH1662. Selvin, Joel. “John Lee Hooker, Blues Maestro.” San Francisco Chronicle (11 Feb 1995): 1.

BH1663. Shadwick, Keith. “John Lee Hooker.”, in Blues: Keeping the Faith, pp. 132-133 (Item E204).

BH1664. Sharken, Lisa. “Heroes: John Lee Hooker.” Guitar Player 33, no. 3 (Mar 1999): 19.

BH1665. Shelton, Robert. “Several Styles of Blues Singing; Genre’s Wide Range Seen in Delivery of John Lee Hooker - Vocalist to Appear at Gerde’s Folk City Until April 23.” New York Times (7 Apr 1961): 25.

BH1666. Skelly, Richard. “John Lee Hooker: King of the Boogie Movement.” Performing Songwriter 6, no. 37 (May 1999): 70-76.

BH1667. Slaven, Neil. “The Cat That Taped the Cream.” Blues & Rhythm no. 149 (May 2000): 14.

BH1668. Slaven, Neil. The Complete Recordings of John Lee Hooker in Chronological Order. Vol. 1: Detroit, 1948-49. France: Body & Soul 3057012, c2001. Vol. 2: Detroit, 1949. France: Body & Soul 3063142, c2001. Vol. 3: Detroit, 1950. France: Body & Soul 3067872, c2001. Vol. 4: Detroit, 1951. France: Body & Soul 3074242, c2001.

BH1669. Slaven, Neil. John Lee Hooker is Hip: His Greatest Hits. UK: Music Club/Demon 50175, 2001.

BH1670. Slaven, Neil. John Lee Hooker: The Classic Early Years, 1948-1951. UK: JSP JSPCD7703D, 2002.

BH1671. Slaven, Neil. John Lee Hooker: The Complete 1964 Recordings. UK: RPM RPMSH 208, 2000.

BH1672. Slaven, Neil. John Lee Hooker: The 1965 London Sessions. UK: Sequel NEB CD 657, 1993.

BH1673. Smith, Milton. John Lee Hooker: That’s Where It’s At. USA: Stax STS-2013, 1969; USA: Stax STX-143, 1969.

BH1674. Southern, Eileen. “Hooker, John Lee.”, in Biographical Dictionary of Afro-American and African Musicians, p. 187 (Item E208).

BH1675. Stambler, Irwin; Landon, Grelun. “Hooker, John Lee.”, in Encyclopedia of Folk, Country, and Western Music. 2nd ed., pp. 320-322 (Item E209).

BH1676. Steinike, Rainer. John Lee Hooker Discographie. Berlin: Steinike, 1980. 19 pp.

BH1677. Stewart-Baxter, Derrick. “Blues on Record.” Jazz Journal 16, no. 2 (Feb 1963): 19.

BH1678. Stolper, Darryl. John Lee Hooker: 40th Anniversary Album: Original 1948-1961 Recordings. USA: DCC Compact Classics DZL042, 1989.

BH1679. Strauber, A. “John Lee Hooker Tribute.” Coda no. 236 (Mar/Apr 1991): 34.

BH1680. Stuckey, Fred. “John Lee Hooker.” Guitar Player 5, no. 2 (Mar 1971): 24-25, 39. Reprinted in an edited form in Blues Guitarists, pp. 36-38. Saratoga: Guitar Player, 1975.

BH1681. Sweeney, Michael J.; Pruter, Robert. “John Lee Hooker.” Goldmine no. 304 (20 Mar 1992): 10+.

BH1682. Sykes, Marc R. “Hooker, John Lee (1917-).”, in St. James Encyclopedia of Popular Culture. Vol. 2, ed. S. Pendergast; T. Pendergast, pp. 440-442 (Item E185).

BH1683. Szwed, John F. John Lee Hooker: Simply the Truth. USA: Bluesway ABC BLS 6023, 1969.

BH1684. Taylor, Sean. “Hooker the Healer.” Guardian [UK] (6 Jul 1990): 36.

BH1685. Terkel, Studs. John Lee Hooker Plays & Sings the Blues. USA: Chess LP 1454, 1961.

BH1686. Tonneau, Serge. “John Lee Hooker.” Rhythm & Blues Panorama no. 37 (1965): 5-6.

BH1687. Tonneau, Serge. “Seconde Période: De 1955 à 1963.” Rhythm & Blues Panorama no. 37 (1965): 15-23.

BH1688. Topping, Ray. John Lee Hooker Presents His House Rent Boogie. UK: Ace CDCHD 799, 2001.

BH1689. Trynka, Paul; Wilmer, Valerie. “John Lee Hooker.”, in Portrait of the Blues, pp. 153-154, 157. London: Hamlyn, 1996.

BH1690. Trynka, Paul. “Shots from the Hip.” Guitar Magazine 5, no. 3 (Mar 1995): 30-37.

BH1691. Turner, Bez. John Lee Hooker: House Rent Boogie. UK: Charly CD 62, 1987.

BH1692. Unterberger, Richie. “Detroit Blues: John Lee Hooker.”, in Music USA: The Rough Guide, ed. J. Dempsey, pp. 292-294. London: Rough Guides, 1999.

BH1693. Vera, Billy. John Lee Hooker: Everybody’s Blues. UK: Ace CDCHD 474, 1993.

BH1694. Vera, Billy. John Lee Hooker on Vee-Jay, 1955-1958. USA: Vee-Jay NVD2-713, 1993.

BH1695. Vernon, Mick. “John Lee Hooker at the Flamingo 3.7.64.” R&B Monthly no. 7 (Aug 1964): 7-8.

BH1696. Vogler, Michel. “John Lee Hooker on Vee-Jay.” Jazz Statistics no. 22 (Jun 1961): 2.

BH1697. Walamies, Vesa. “Loputon Boogie.” Blues News [Finland] no. 23 (1973): 4-7.

BH1698. Waller, Don. “Hooker History.” Billboard 110, no. 36 (5 Sep 1998): 78.

BH1699. Waterman, Dick. “John Lee Hooker.”, in Between Midnight and Day, pp. 170-171. New York: Thunder Mouth, 2003.

BH1700. Watrous, Peter. “Tribute for an Old-Time Bluesman Who Stays New.” New York Times (16 Oct 1990): C13.

BH1701. Weissman, Dick. “John Lee Hooker and B.B. King.”, in Blues: The Basics, pp. 89-90. New York: Routledge, 2005.

BH1702. Welding, Pete. The Folklore of John Lee Hooker. USA: Vee-Jay 1033 JLH, 1961; Joy 133, 1960s; UK: Stateside SL 10014, 1960s; USA: Collectables COL-CD-7129, 2001.

BH1703. Welding, Pete. John Lee Hooker: Alternative Boogie: Early Studio Recordings, 1948-1952. USA: Capitol 7243 8 33912 2 6, 1995.

BH1704. Welding, Pete. John Lee Hooker: Big Band Blues. USA: Buddah BDS-7506, 1969.

BH1705. Welding, Pete. John Lee Hooker: Black Snake. USA: Fantasy F-24722, c1977.

BH1706. Welding, Pete. “John Lee Hooker: Blues is My Business.” Down Beat 31, no. 11 (7 May 1964): 23-24, 41.

BH1707. Welding, Pete. John Lee Hooker: The Early Years. USA: Tomato R2 71659, 1994.

BH1708. Welding, Pete. John Lee Hooker: In Person. USA: Vee Jay/Dynasty DY 7301, 1974; USA: Collectables COL-CD-7104, 2001.

BH1709. Welding, Pete. John Lee Hooker: Mad Man Blues. USA: Chess 2CH 60011, 1971; USA: Checker 6467 305, 1973.

BH1710. Welding, Pete. “John Lee Hooker: Me and the Blues.” Down Beat 35, no. 20 (3 Oct 1968): 15-17, 38.

BH1711. Welding, Pete. “John Lee Hooker Talks to Peter J. Welding.”, in John Lee Hooker, ed. M. Leadbitter; A. Rotante; P. Sheatsley, pp. 2-5. Bexhill-on-Sea: Blues Unlimited, 1964. Reprinted as “John Lee Hooker Interview (February 3, 1964).”, in Nothing But the Blues, ed. M. Leadbitter, pp. 119-124 (Item A1241).

BH1712. Welding, Pete. The Very Best of John Lee Hooker. USA: Buddah BDS 4002, 1970.

BH1713. Whitall, Susan. “When John Lee Hooker Plays the Blues, You Can Hear Old Detroit.” Detroit News (16 Jan 1991): 1.

BH1714. Widders-Ellis, Andy. “Born to Boogie: Learn Directly from the Man.” Guitar Player 26, no. 8 (Aug 1992): 40-43.

BH1715. Widmer, Peter. “John Lee Hooker.” Jefferson no. 106 (1994): 6-9.

BH1716. Wilmer, Valerie. “Here Comes John Lee Hooker.” Jazz Beat no. 5 (Jun 1964): 18.

BH1717. Wilmer, Valerie. “Just Talkin’ About the Blues: John Lee Hooker.” Jazz Beat no. 6 (Jul 1964): 15.

BH1718. Wilson, Tony. “‘I’m Singing for the Love of It’, Says John.” Melody Maker (22 Mar 1969): 8.

BH1719. Wilson, Tony. “John Lee Hooker Just Keeps Rolling Along.” Melody Maker (15 Feb 1969): 10.

BH1720. Woodard, Josef. “John Lee Hooker: Continuing Saga of the Boogie King.” Down Beat 57, no. 2 (Feb 1990): 20-21.

BH1721. Wretlind, Lennart. “Find Out What These Blues Mean.” Jefferson no. 71 (Winter 1985): 15.

BH1722. Zalkind, Ronald (ed). “John Lee Hooker.”, in Contemporary Music Almanac 1980/81, p. 237. New York: Schirmer, 1980.

BH1723. Zwemmer, Maxim. “John Lee Hooker.” IT: The International Times no. 16 (30 Jun-14 Jul 1967): 10-11.


Obituaries: Acoustic Guitar no. 105 (Sep 2001): 18. Back to the Roots no. 37 (2001): 41. Block no. 118 (2001): 26+. Blues Feelings no. 16 (c2001): 21. Blues News [Finland] no. 190 (2001). Blues News [Germany] no. 27 (Oct/Dec 2001): 31. Cadence 27, no. 8 (Aug 2001): 141. CBMR Digest 14, no. 2 (Fall 2001): 3. Classical Guitar 19, no. 12 (Aug 2001): 7. Counterpunch 8, no. 12 (16 Jun 2001): 2. Dirty Linen no. 96 (Oct/Nov 2001): 8. Discoveries no. 159 (2001): 18. Folk Roots no. 218/219 (Aug/Sep 2001): 14. Gig Magazine 5 (Nov 2001): 10. Global Rhythm/Rhythm Music 10 (Nov 2001): 12. Goldmine no. 548 (27 Jul 2001): 23. Guitar Player 35, no. 10 (Oct 2001): 35, 37. Les Inrockuptibles no. H296 (2001): 3. Les Inrockuptibles no. H297 (2001): 18+. Jazz Live no. 132 (2001): 20+. Jazz Podium 51 (Jan 2002): 59. Jazz Special no. 59 (2001): 16+. JazzTimes 31, no. 7 (Sep 2001): 24. Living Blues no. 158 (Jul/Aug 2001): 96. Musica Jazz (Aug/Sep 2001): 50. Neue Musikzeitung 50, no. 7/8 (Jul/Aug 2001): 2. Notes 58 (Jun 2002): 792. Das Orchester 49, no. 7/8 (2001): 93. Orkester Journalen 69 (Sep 2001): 51. Providence Journal-Bulletin (5 Jul 2001): B4. Rock & Folk no. 408 (2001): 64+. Second Line 51 (Fall 2001): 2. Signal to Noise no. 23 (2001): 18+. The Times [UK] (25 Jun 2001). 21st Century Music 8 (Aug 2001): 21. Uncut no. 51 (Aug 2001): 11. Uncut no. 52 (Sep 2001): 8+. Vibe 9, no. 9 (Sep 2001): 120. Vibrations no. 37 (2001): 11.

BH1724. Amicone, Michael. “John Lee Hooker.” Billboard 113/114 (29 Dec 2001): YE-29.

BH1725. Barretta, Scott. “Remembering John Lee Hooker.” Living Blues no. 159 (Sep/Oct 2001): 36-41.

BH1726. Bradberry, Grace. “Bluesman Hooker Dies at 83.” The Times [UK] (22 Jun 2001).

BH1727. Dahl, Bill. “John Lee Hooker, Bluesman.” Goldmine no. 548 (27 Jul 2001): 23.

BH1728. Davies, Hugh. “All-Night Jam Tribute to Blues Icon Hooker.” Daily Telegraph [UK] (23 Jun 2001).

BH1729. DeCurtis, Anthony. “John Lee Hooker, 1917-2001.” Rolling Stone no. 874 (2 Aug 2001): 17-18, 20.

BH1730. Dickson, Jamie. “Legendary Bluesman John Lee Hooker Dies.” Daily Telegraph [UK] (22 Jun 2001).

BH1731. Drozdowski, Ted. “John Lee Hooker, 1917-2001.” Pulse no. 206 (Aug 2001): 54.

BH1732. Eliscu, Jenny. “Tributes: John Lee Hooker.” Rolling Stone no. 885/886 (27 Dec 2001-3 Jan 2002): 114.

BH1733. Friskics-Warren, B. “Farther Along: John Lee Hooker, 1917-2001.” No Depression no. 35 (Sep/Oct 2001): 14-15.

BH1734. Gallo, Phil. “John Lee Hooker.” Variety 383 (25 Jun 2001): 66-67.

BH1735. Kelton, Jim. “John Lee Hooker, 1917-2001: Poet Laureate of the Unrepentant.” Blues Revue no. 71 (Oct 2001): 29-30, 32-33.

BH1736. Koransky, Jason. “Boogie Endin’: John Lee Hooker, 1917-2001.” Down Beat 68, no. 9 (Sep 2001): 16-17.

BH1737. Lands, David. “John Lee Hooker.” Jazz Journal 54, no. 8 (Aug 2001): 19.

BH1738. Lee, Jim. “John Lee Hooker.” Dirty Linen no. 96 (Oct/Nov 2001): 8.

BH1739. Lodetti, Antonio. “Il Boogie Infinito: John Lee Hooker.” Il Blues no. 76 (Sep 2001): 5.

BH1740. Madden, T.; Sinclair, John. “In Memory: John Lee Hooker, 1917-2001.” Blues Access no. 47 (2001): 90.

BH1741. McPhee, Tony; Hall, Bob; Kelly, Dave. “John Lee Hooker: Tributes from Artists Associated from His Early UK Tours.” Blues Matters no. 6 (Sep/Nov 2001): 16-20.

BH1742. Meredith, Bill. “John Lee Hooker.” Jazziz 18, no. 12 (Dec 2001): 26.

BH1743. Molenda, Michael. “John Lee Hooker, 1920-2001.” Guitar Player 35, no. 10 (Oct 2001): 35, 37.

BH1744. Morris, Chris; Newman, Melinda. “Bluesman John Lee Hooker is Gone But Not Forgotten: Collaborators Pay Tribute.” Billboard 113 (7 Jul 2001): 1, 70.

BH1745. Murray, Charles Shaar. “John Lee Hooker: The Boogie Man.” Mojo no. 93 (Aug 2001): 34.

BH1746. Pareles, Jon. “Blues Guitarist John Lee Hooker Dies at 83.” New York Times (22 Jun 2001).

BH1747. Peachey, Paul. “John Lee Hooker, ‘Father of Boogie’, Dies Aged 83.” The Independent [UK] (25 Jun 2001): 12.

BH1748. Quander, Wolfgang. “John Lee Hooker.” Jazz Podium 50, no. 9 (Sep 2001): 26.

BH1749. Reynard, Guy; Sportis, Y. “John Lee Hooker.” Jazz Hot no. 583 (Sep 2001): 3, 7-8.

BH1750. Russell, Tony. “John Lee Hooker.” Guardian [UK] (23 Jun 2001): 22.

BH1751. Santana, Carlos. “John Lee I Knew.” Mojo no. 93 (Aug 2001): 34.

BH1752. Sievert, Max W. “John Lee Hooker, 1917-2001.” Jefferson no. 129 (2001): 44-45.

BH1753. Skelly, Richard J. “John Lee Hooker, 1917-2001.” Sing Out! 45, no. 3 (Fall 2001): 26-27.

BH1754. Slaven, Neil. “The Circus Has Left Town.” Blues & Rhythm no. 161 (Aug 2001): 27.

BH1755. Staig, Laurence. “John Lee Hooker.” The Independent [UK] (23 Jun 2001): 7.

BH1756. “Veteran Bluesman John Lee Hooker Dies in His Sleep.” Guardian [UK] (22 Jun 2001): 3.

BH1757. Wilmer, Val. “John Lee Hooker, 1917-2001.” Q no. 180 (Summer 2001): 16.

  See also: Blues & Co no. 1 (Sep 1997). Blues News [Finland] no. 129 (1991). Blues News [Finland] no. 209 (2004). Creem 2, no. 1 (Jul 1969). Cuadernos de Jazz no. 30 (1995): 22+. Detroit Blues no. 4 (Winter 1995). Discoveries 2, no. 12 (Dec 1989). Fuzz 2, no. 1 (Jan/Feb 1997): 9. Gaffa no. 95 (1992): 9+. Gaffa no. 113 (1994): 26+. Goldmine no. 169 (16 Jan 1987). Gränslöst (1996): 49. Les Inrockuptibles no. 17 (1995): 26+. Les Inrockuptibles no. 103 (1997): 42+. Jazzthetik (Mar 1993): 26+. Maximum Guitar (Jul 1997). Musica Jazz (Feb 1992): 56. New Musical Express (7 Nov 1992): 20. Puls (Apr 1992): 41. Q no. 67 (1992): 48+. Q no. 85 (1993): 162+.

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