• John Lee HOOKER - Blues in Transition 1955-1959

This unique collection from one of the most famous Blues singers of all time illustrates his transition from R&B chart star to folk blues favourite.

Includes the original versions of two of his most influential and popular hits, 'I Love You Honey' and the classic 'Dimples'.

Fantastic rocking R&B is followed by intense acoustic performances including the entire 'Burnin'' LP initially only ever released in Britain.

Full sleeve notes and chart history complete this brilliant package.

Track Listing

Disc 1

1. MAMBO CHILLUN
2. TIME IS MARCHIN'
3. I'M SO WORRIED BABY
4. BABY LEE
5. DIMPLES
6. EVERY NIGHT
7. THE ROAD IS ROUGH
8. TROUBLE BLUES
9. STOP TALKING
10. EVERYBODY ROCKIN'
11. I'M SO EXCITED
12. I SEE YOU WHEN YOU'RE WEAK
13. CRAWLIN' BLACK SPIDER
14. LITTLE WHEEL
15. LITTLE FINE WOMAN
16. ROSIE MAE
17. I LOVE YOU HONEY
18. YOU'VE TAKEN MY WOMAN
19. MAMA YOU GOT A DAUGHTER
20. MAUDIE
21. TENNESSEE BLUES
22. I'M IN THE MOOD
23. BOOGIE CHILLUN
24. HOBO BLUES
25. CRAWLIN' KINGSNAKE
26. BLACK SNAKE
27. HOW LONG BLUES
28. WOBBLIN' BABY

Disc 2

1. SHE'S LONG, SHE'S TALL, SHE WEEPS LIKE A WILLOW TREE
2. PEA VINE SPECIAL
3. TUPELO BLUES
4. I'M PRISON BOUND
5. I ROWED A LITTLE BOAT
6. WATER BOY
7. CHURCH BELL TONE
8. BUNDLE UP AND GO
9. GOOD MORNIN' LIL' SCHOOL GIRL
10. BEHIND THE PLOW
11. BURNING HELL
12. GRAVEYARD BLUES
13. BABY, PLEASE DON'T GO
14. JACKSON, TENNESSEE
15. YOU LIVE YOUR LIFE AND I'LL LIVE MINE
16. SMOKESTACK LIGHTNIN'
17. HOW CAN YOU DO IT
18. I DON'T WANT NO WOMAN IF HER HAIR AIN'T LONGER THAN MINE
19. I ROLLED AND TURNED AND CRIED THE WHOLE NIGHT LONG
20. BLUES FOR MY BABY
21. KEY TO THE HIGHWAY
22. NATCHEZ FIRE

Other Details
Price Code B
Format 2CD
Release Date 14/05/2010
UPC Bar Code No 604988056228

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John Lee HOOKER - Blues in Transition 1955-1959

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