JOHN LEE HOOKER
World Music Network
John Lee Hooker was a true original, a musical colossus whose compelling and mysterious sound towered over the blues and echoed the very soul of African-American experience. Remastered for unparalleled audio clarity, this collection contains the dynamic early career of a truly unique blues legend. Bonus CD: Blues Greats John Lee Hooker was a one-off. A unique figure in the history of the blues. But the blues is a river that runs deep and Hooker's music was hugely influenced by the pioneering bluesmen who preceded him and had a profound impact on those who followed. This Rough Guide Bonus CD features key tracks by his predecessors and peers among the pantheon of blues greats and places Hooker's extraordinary musical legacy in context.