Chapel of the Chimes

Buried here:

John Lee Hooker

John was a Blues singer, songwriter and master guitarist. He may be best known for his driving-rhythm boogie style, distinct from the earlier piano-derived boogie-woogie style as well as the songs “Boogie Chillen“, “Crawling King Snake“, “Dimples” and “Boom Boom“.

John Lee Hooker Discography

The Detroit Years (recordings 1948–1955)
1959 – House of the Blues 
1960 – The Blues
1961 – Sings the Blues
1961 – John Lee Hooker Plays & Sings the Blues
1961 – John Lee Hooker Sings Blues 
1962 – Folk Blues 
1963 – The Great John Lee Hooker
1963 – Don’t Turn Me from Your Door
1963 – John Lee Hooker & Big Maceo 
1964 – Original Folk Blues
1966 – John Lee Hooker & His Guitar
1969 – No Friend Around
1970 – Alone 
1971 – Goin’ Down Highway 51 
1971 – Coast to Coast Blues Band – Any Where – Any Time – Any Place
1972 – Johnny Lee
1973 – John Lee Hooker’s Detroit
1973 – Mad Man Blues
1973 – Hooker, Hopkins, Hogg
1973 – Slim’s Stomp
1979 – Southern Blues
1981 – Blues for Big Town
1987 – Gotham Golden Classics
1987 – Detroit Blues
1989 – 40th Anniversary Album 
1990 – Boogie Awhile
1999 – Savoy Blues Legends, 1948–1949 
2000 – The Unknown John Lee Hooker

The Chicago Years (recordings 1955–1964)
1959 – I’m John Lee Hooker
1960 – Travelin’ 
1961 – The Folk Lore of John Lee Hooker
1962 – Burnin’ 
1962 – The Big Soul of John Lee Hooker 
1963 – John Lee Hooker on Campus 
1965 – …And Seven Nights
1974 – In Person 

The Folk Years (recordings 1959–1963)
1959 – The Country Blues of John Lee Hooker
1963 – Live at Sugar Hill 
1964 – Burning Hell 
1964 – Concert at Newport 
1969 – That’s Where It’s At! 

The ABC Years (recordings 1965–1974)
1965 – It Serves You Right to Suffer 
1966 – The Real Folk Blues 
1967 – Live at Cafe Au Go Go
1967 – Urban Blues
1968 – On the Waterfront 
1969 – Simply the Truth
1969 – If You Miss ‘Im…I Got ‘Im 
1971 – Hooker ‘n Heat 
1971 – Endless Boogie 
1971 – Kabuki Wuki
1972 – Never Get Out of These Blues Alive 
1973 – Live at Soledad Prison 
1973 – Born in Mississippi, Raised Up in Tennessee 
1974 – Free Beer and Chicken

The Rosebud Years (recordings 1975–2001)
1978 – Live + Well
1981 – Hooker ‘n’ Heat Recorded Live at the Fox Venice Theatre
1986 – Jealous
1989 – The Healer
1990 – The Hot Spot
1991 – Mr. Lucky
1992 – Boom Boom 
1995 – Chill Out

John died on June 21, 2001, at the age of either 83 or 88 depending on whom you talk to.

Chapel of the Chimes
4499 Piedmont Avenue
Oakland,  CA 94611
510 654-0123