John Lee Hooker: Boogie Chillen

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Thursday, December 24, 2009

Our series begins with John Lee Hooker's breakthrough song "Boogie Chillen". Blues veteran Charlie Musselwhite and writer Peter Guralnick explain how Hooker's 1948 song left its mark on American music.

    Music Playlist
  1. Boogie Chillun
    Artist: John Lee Hooker
    Album: Boogie Chillun
    Label: Fantasy
    Purchase: Amazon
  2. Stormy Monday Blues
    Artist: T-Bone Walker
    Album: Stormy Monday [ORIGINAL RECORDING REMASTERED]
    Label: Bgo - Beat Goes on
    Purchase: Amazon
  3. Good Rockin' Tonight
    Artist: Elvis Presley
    Album: Elvis 75-Good Rockin' Tonight [BOX SET]
    Label: Sony Legacy
    Purchase: Amazon
  4. Spirit in the Sky
    Artist: Norman Greenbaum
    Album: The Best of Norman Greenbaum: Spirit in the Sky
    Label: Varese Fontana
    Purchase: Amazon

Contributors:

Erik Beith, Ben Manilla and Devon Strolovitch

Comments [1]

Vic from (Anywhere, USA) Chester, NJ

Talking about the, "Sounds of American Culture" &
National Recording Registry...
Whadiya say..."Let's get Groovy" ~>
Let's include >>> FRANK ZAPPA & THE MOTHERS
LIVE at The Filmore East, June 1971

Say, "goodbye", to The Filmore East...
("the swinginist place in New York City")

And don't forget to VOTE

Jan. 10 2010 05:10 AM

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