John Lee Hooker - A Tribute to Blues Boogie Man

Author: Bruce B Lamb 

Those who are into blues music extensively probably still remember a modest man who went by the name of John Lee Hooker. He was a great musician who played blues music; right after the world war took place. He soon became renowned, first all over the United States of America, and then slowly he took his stance across the world.

He was born in the countryside and his music also took most of its influence from there itself. He is very well known for establishing the 'talking blues' which is known as his style of playing music. He is also quite well known for bringing boogie music into play and making it famous among not only the youth at that time, but also the older generations.

When he was young, the boy was made to listen to a large number of religious songs and such music because his father only believed in that. However, soon after his mother married another man and this new father of Hooker was interested in blues music and was the one who introduced him to the same.

It is because of him that Hooker became addicted to the kind of music and began composing his own tunes as well. Another great thing about his songs is the way he wrote each and every line pertaining to it.

All the lyrics that he wrote have achieved a great amount of commendation and people find them very easy going yet something to think about. Many feel that the lyrics were an outcome of the situation that prevailed around Hooker at the time and slowly by, one can even notice the change in the maturity of the music.

If you are someone who wants to learn to play the blues then you must listen to John Lee Hooker. His music is something that you will fall in love with and gain a great amount if inspiration from. His very unique styles of playing will also enable and help you to try and come up with your own blues compositions with time.

Over the years John Lee Hooker Blues licks a number of recording artists and studios and with time he has been able to record over a century of albums. He has also sung duets with many other notable artists like Carlos Santana and is very well respected and known in the music industry.

Today, there are many young people who look up to him and would love to be like him, take inspiration from him, and play the kind of music that he played throughout the changing eras. He has been given a number of awards for his great works and he was also introduced in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
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