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John Lee Hooker Jr.

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For many, growing up in someone else's shadow is daunting, particularly when that someone is a looming legendary figure known world-wide. Eclipsed by that someone, you may constantly hear comparisons drawn as you try to establish yourself and your career.

This is not the case for John Lee Hooker, Jr. Born the son of Blues great John Lee Hooker, he acknowledges the significant contribution his father made to music, and knows he was never overshadowed by his father. Rather he was born to and carries on a legacy that's both broad and wide.

Born in the Motor City, John Lee Hooker Jr has Delta blues blood running through his Motor City veins...
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”... People keep saying the blues is dead, but there’s plenty of life in it with artists like Hooker on the scene!” Blues Revue

“It's extremely difficult to do what J.L.H. Jr. has done here: confront both the blessing and the burden of being heir to one of the music's most daunting legacies, while still retaining one's own identity.” Living Blues Magazine

“John Lee Hooker Jr., the son of a 20th Century blues legend, stands at the crossroads of a new era for blues with a confidence and mastery that will only intensify an already superlative family tradition. Boogie on!” Tom Mazzolini - San Francisco Blues Festival

“Hooker has crafted his own fiery, funky brand of stinging blues….pushes the boundaries of what a modern blues record can be” Centre Daily Times - State College, PA

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