John Lee Hooker

John Lee Hooker

  • John Lee Hooker - US musician John Lee Hooker Junior, son of late blues legend John Lee Hooker speaks to a reporter ahead of a concert in Algiers on July 2, 2012.
  • John Lee Hooker - Grammy nominee John Lee Hooker, Jr. arrives at the 51st Annual Grammy Awards, at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, on February 8, 2009.
Born near Clarksdale, Mississippi in 1917 to a sharecropper family, John Lee Hooker was one of the last links to the blues of the deep South. He moved to Detroit in the early 1940's and by 1948 had scored his first number-one jukebox hit and million-seller, "Boogie Chillun." Other hits soon followed, "I'm In The Mood," "Crawling Kingsnake," and "Boom Boom" among the biggest. During the 1950s and ...more


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