John lee hooker - if you miss 'im... i got 'im


In 1989, he played with Keith Richards , Carlos Santana and Bonnie Raitt to record The Healer and won a Grammy Award . Hooker recorded lots of songs with Van Morrison , including "Never Get Out of These Blues Alive", "The Healing Game" and "I Cover the Waterfront".

The Hooker children were home-schooled . They were permitted to listen only to religious songs; the spirituals sung in church were their earliest exposure to music. In 1921, their parents separated. The next year, their mother married William Moore, a blues singer, who provided John Lee with an introduction to the guitar (and whom he would later credit for his distinctive playing style). [13]

Heard here less than a year before his death, Earl still sounds frisky and versatile, often utilizing a funky wah-wah style without ever descending into the psychedelic excesses that plagued so many late-'60s electric blues albums. One of the most effective cuts is "Lonesome Mood," a low-key, one-chord stomper in the classic John Lee mold, where Earl's wah-wah guitar meshes with Johnny Walker's organ and Jefferey Carp's harmonica to create a subtly shifting, sensuously undulating web of sound over which John Lee works his hoodoo. On IF YOU MISS 'IM, John Lee definitely benefits from keeping it in the family.


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