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All my life I been doin' what people tell me to do. Now, I'm telling them.

 
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John Lee Hooker
John Lee Hooker
  • Born: August 22, 1912
  • Died: June 21, 2001
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Musician

John Lee Hooker was an American blues singer, songwriter, and guitarist. The son of a sharecropper, he rose to prominence performing an electric guitar-style adaptation of Delta blues. Hooker often incorporated other elements, including talking blues and early North Mississippi Hill country blues. He developed his own driving-rhythm boogie style, distinct from the 1930s–1940s piano-derived boogie-woogie.

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