John Lee Hooker The Vee Jay Years

John Lee Hooker - The Vee-Jay Years 1955-1964 (1992) [Box Set]

John Lee Hooker - The Vee-Jay Years 1955-1964 (1992) [Box Set]
XLD Rip | 6 CDs | FLAC Tracks + Cue + Log => 2.02 GB | MP3 CBR @320 kbps => 891 MB | Full scans => 488 MB
Label: Charly Holdings Inc. | Catalog.#: CD RED BOX 6 | Genre: Blues

In the mid '60s the Chicago based label Vee Jay put out a Hooker LP entitled 'Is he the world's greatest blues singer?', well, it is safe to say now that Hooker is certainly a prime contender. Despite being labelled as an anachronism. Mr. Hooker has proved to be with B.B. King the most successful of all blues artists. A big seller to the black audiences of the late '40s/early '50s and up today, an international celebrity.

John Lee Hooker - The Vee-Jay Singles Collection (2013)  Music

Posted by TmanHome at June 29, 2016
John Lee Hooker - The Vee-Jay Singles Collection (2013)

John Lee Hooker - The Vee-Jay Singles Collection (2013)
Blues | MP3 320 kbps CBR | 110 min | 252 MB
Label: Not Now Music | Rel: 2013

The 40 tracks on this set not only contain John Lee Hooker's complete Vee-Jay output prior to 1962 but also arguably the best work of his career. While he would go on to celebrate a lengthy and successful career, including a late resurgence in popularity towards the end of the 20th century, tracks such as 'Boogie Chillun', 'Hobo Blues', 'Crawlin King Snake', 'Tupelo' and 'Boom Boom' remain timeless reminders of a Bluesman in his prime.
John Lee Hooker - The Classic Early Years 1948-1951 (2002) 4 CD Box Set [Repost]

John Lee Hooker - The Classic Early Years 1948-1951 (2002) 4 CD Box Set
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 1.2 Gb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320/Stereo) ~ 906 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans included
Genre: Blues, Detroit Blues, Country Blues | Label: JSP Records | # JSPCD7703 | Time: 05:01:54

This four-disc box from London's JSP Records collects an astounding 100 songs recorded by John Lee Hooker in Detroit from the years 1948 to 1952, including his first two sides ever, the signature tunes "Boogie Chillen" and "Sally Mae." Most of the tracks here are done solo, with Hooker's ever-present foot-stomping, although a few feature other musicians on loose-limbed blues boogies. Since Hooker never significantly altered his style during his long career, these first recordings set the stage for all that came after, and he arguably never sounded fresher or better. Four discs worth of this throwback Mississippi bluesman will be severe overkill for casual listeners, but diehard Hooker fans will find this box set absolutely essential.
John Lee Hooker - The Classic Early Years 1948-1951 [4CD Box Set] (2002)

John Lee Hooker - The Classic Early Years 1948-1951 [4CD Box Set] (2002)
4CD | EAC-Rip | FLAC-image +cue +log +SCANS | June 11, 2002 | 1.11 Gb
Genre: Blues | RAR 3% Rec. | Label: JSP Records | Hotfile, Fileserve

This four-disc box from London's JSP Records collects an astounding 100 songs recorded by John Lee Hooker in Detroit from the years 1948 to 1952, including his first two sides ever, the signature tunes "Boogie Chillen" and "Sally Mae." Most of the tracks here are done solo, with Hooker's ever-present foot-stomping, although a few feature other musicians on loose-limbed blues boogies. Since Hooker never significantly altered his style during his long career, these first recordings set the stage for all that came after, and he arguably never sounded fresher or better. Four discs worth of this throwback Mississippi bluesman will be severe overkill for casual listeners, but diehard Hooker fans will find this box set absolutely essential.
John Lee Hooker - The Folk Lore Of John Lee Hooker & Folk Blues (1961-62) {2on1 Hoodoo Records rel 2014)

John Lee Hooker - The Folk Lore Of John Lee Hooker & Folk Blues (1961-62) {2on1 Hoodoo Records rel 2014)
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 406 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 181 Mb
Full Artwork @ 300 dpi (png) -> 56 Mb | 5% repair rar | 24bit remastered
© 1961-62, 2014 Vee Jay / Crown / Hoodoo Records | 263499
Blues / Electric Blues / Blues Revival / Delta Blues

Two classic Hooker LPs, all digitally re-mastered, 22 solid slabs of dark, leathery, brooding nostalgia. This is the electric blues at its very roots. If there’s still anyone out there reading this magazine who hasn’t at least one Hooker album in their collection, then you’re still a long way from qualifying as a blues aficionado. So this is a good place to start. This stripped-bare, one man and a growling electric guitar (on most tracks) music is the stuff those guys who fled the south for the auto production lines in the north used to listen to.
John Lee Hooker - John Lee Hooker (The Galaxy LP) (1962) {Soul Jam Records Remastered & Expanded 2016}

John Lee Hooker - John Lee Hooker (The Galaxy LP) (1962) {Soul Jam Records Remastered & Expanded 2016}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 265 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 136 Mb
Full Artwork @ 300 dpi (png) -> 51 Mb | 5% repair rar | 24bit remastered
© 1962, 2016 Galaxy / Fantasy Records / Soul Jam Records | 600876
Blues / Electric Blues / Acoustic Blues / Blues Revival / Delta Blues

This Soul Jam release presents one of Hooker's most difficult to find albums on CD, the eponymous John Lee Hooker. It was originally released in 1962 by the Fantasy Records' subsidiary Galaxy label. The album includes a selection of hard-to-find recordings taped with his electric guitar during different sessions in the 1950s, all of them produced by Bernard Besman, the man who helped define Hooker's recorded sound, which has often relied upon heavy walking beats, boogies, and an eerie atmosphere. In addition to the original masterpiece, this remastered collector's edition also contains 8 bonus tracks from the same period.

John Lee Hooker - The Very Best Of John Lee Hooker (1995) {Rhino}  Music

Posted by TestTickles at March 12, 2016
John Lee Hooker - The Very Best Of John Lee Hooker (1995) {Rhino}

John Lee Hooker - The Very Best Of John Lee Hooker (1995) {Rhino}
MP3 CBR 320kbps | RAR | 117 mb
Genre: blues

The Very Best Of John Lee Hooker is a 1995 compilation CD by blues master John Lee Hooker. This features 15 songs, including a song with Roy Rogers.
John Lee Hooker - The Very Best Of John Lee Hooker (1999)

John Lee Hooker - The Very Best Of John Lee Hooker (1999)
EAC | FLAC | Tracks (Cue & Log) ~ 660 mb | MP3 320 kbps CBR ~ 331 mb | Scans included | 128 min
Blues | Label: Not Now Music | Rel: 1999

A million or so collections, all from different record labels, document this Detroit blues guitarist's influential boogie-woogie career. This 45-song is an excellent starting point, with definitive versions of Hooker's classics "Boom Boom," "Boogie Chillen'," "I'm in the Mood," and "One Bourbon, One Scotch, One Beer." It's interesting to hear the singer's voice progress from a deep, growling slur to the more polished later material, such as his collaboration with slide guitarist Roy Rogers on Robert Johnson's "Terraplane Blues," but he never lost his bottom-line rawness.
John Lee Hooker - The Country Blues of John Lee Hooker (1959) Remastered Reissue 1991

John Lee Hooker - The Country Blues of John Lee Hooker (1959) Remastered Reissue 1991
EAC | APE | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 237 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 113 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans included
Country Blues, Acoustic Delta Blues, Folk Blues | Original Blues Classics/Riverside | # OBCCD-542-2 (RLP-838) | 00:42:48

In 1959, John Lee Hooker signed a one-off deal with the Riverside label to record an acoustic session of the country blues. It was a key change from his earlier recordings, most of which had featured Hooker on an electric guitar with his trademark reverb and stomping foot. Folk purists of the day were delighted with COUNTRY BLUES, believing Hooker had returned to his roots, leaving the "glitzy commercialism" of R&B behind. But some Hooker fans considered COUNTRY BLUES a "betrayal" of his true sound.

John Lee Hooker - The Best Of Friends (2007)  

Posted by popsakov at March 16, 2015
John Lee Hooker - The Best Of Friends (2007)

John Lee Hooker - The Best Of Friends (2007)
EAC Rip | FLAC (Img) + Cue + Log ~ 439 Mb | MP3 CBR320 ~ 163 Mb
Scans (JPG, 300 dpi) ~ 44 Mb | RAR 5% Recovery
Blues | Shout! Factory #826663-10436

The Hook's definitive duets album, remastered and expanded! Up and Down with Johnnie Johnson joins Boogie Chillen with Eric Clapton; The Healer with Carlos Santana; Dimples with Los Lobos; the Grammy-winning I'm in the Mood with Bonnie Raitt and Don't Look Back with Van Morrison, and more…