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VAN MORRISON DUETS WITH JOHN LEE HOOKER ON THE HEALING GAME (DELUXE EDITION)

Available on March 22 from Legacy Recordings, The Healing Game (Deluxe Edition) contains 3CD’s featuring the original album and original single B-sides along with two bonus discs of rare and unreleased material, including two duets with John Lee Hooker, studio outtakes, duets with Carl Perkins, and Van’s set at the Montreux Jazz Festival. 24 of […]

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United Sound Systems, Detroit Studio Where John Lee Hooker Recorded “Boogie Chillen’”, To Be Relocated

The Michigan Department of Transportation has taken a major step to preserve the musical heritage of Detroit by purchasing the legendary United Sound Systems studio.  The plan is to physically move the entire building to a new location. United Sound Systems plays an integral part in blues history for being the studio where John Lee Hooker cut […]

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VAN MORRISON COVERS JOHN LEE HOOKER’S “DIMPLES” ON THE PROPHET SPEAKS

Van Morrison’s latest album, The Prophet Speaks, his 40 th studio album, features new songs alongside his take on a series of blues, R&B and jazz covers, including a swinging version of John Lee Hooker’s, “Dimples.” Originally released in 1956 on Chicago’s legendary Vee-Jay label, “Dimples” is one of John Lee Hooker’s best-known tracks and […]

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Third Man Records Releases Early Recordings: Detroit and Beyond Vol. 1 & 2, Double LP Sets:

Third Man Records ecstatically presents the first re-issue of John Lee Hooker’s seminal and rare Detroit and Beyond recordings on vinyl since their initial release in 1973. These tracks have been heralded by many fans as his best overall collection of recordings as well as his some of his earliest, apart from the 6 recorded […]

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Epiphone Presents Ltd. Ed. John Lee Hooker 100th Anniversary Zephyr Outfit Honoring The Legendary Bluesman! First Epiphone Zephyr in over 50 years!

Epiphone proudly presents the new Ltd. Ed. John Lee Hooker 100th Anniversary Zephyr Outfit honoring the “King Of The Boogie,” one of the most influential artists in American music. Featuring the classic Zephyr archtop powered by new Epiphone ProBucker™ Mini-Humbucker humbuckers, Wilkinson® Deluxe machine heads, a Premium Vintage Styled Hard Case, and a leather strap. The new […]

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