The Country Blues of John Lee Hooker (180g LP)
The Country Blues of John Lee Hooker (180g LP)
The Country Blues of John Lee Hooker (180g LP)
The Country Blues of John Lee Hooker (180g LP)
The Country Blues of John Lee Hooker (180g LP)
The Country Blues of John Lee Hooker (180g LP)
The Country Blues of John Lee Hooker (180g LP)
The Country Blues of John Lee Hooker (180g LP)

The Country Blues of John Lee Hooker (180g LP)

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John Lee Hooker’s debut on Riverside Records is perhaps the truest to his Mississippi roots. Unaccompanied and playing acoustically instead of his usual amplified guitar, he turned in a wonderfully varied set of deep Delta blues, moans, boogies, one field holler, and even a bit of hokum. Some songs are autobiographical, others reworkings of blues standards–all stamped with the hauntingly personal Hooker touch.

The audio for this 60th anniversary release is sourced from the original stereo tapes that were mastered on all analog by Kevin Gray at Cohearent Audio. It’s pressed on 180-gram vinyl at Memphis Record Pressing.

Tracklist

Side A

  1. Black Snake 
  2. How Long Blues 
  3. Wobblin’ Baby 
  4. She’s Long, She’s Tall, She Weeps Like A Willow Tree 
  5. Pea Vine Special 
  6. Tupelo Blues 
  7. I’m Prison Bound

Side B

  1. I Rowed A Little Boat 
  2. Water Boy 
  3. Church Bell Tone 
  4. Good Mornin’, Lil’ School Girl 
  5. Behind The Plow
Features

• All Analog mastering from the original stereo tapes by Kevin Grey at Cohearent Audio
• Pressed on 180-gram vinyl
• 60th Anniversary Edition