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John Lee Hooker

Induction category: Performer

Biography

John Lee Hooker is a giant of the blues and the father of the boogie. Beginning in 1948 with his first single, “Boogie Chillen,” he introduced the world to the persistent, chugging rhythm of boogie music, a form of country ...

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