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Let John Lee Hooker Get Your Toes Tapping

Let John Lee Hooker Get Your Toes Tapping

Everyday, we bring you the best thing we've seen on YouTube -- a great piece of archive footage, a music promo or a clip from one of our favourite movies of TV shows.

Today: See John Lee Hooker sing ‘Maudie’ live at the 1960 Newport Jazz Festival.

John Lee Hooker is backed by the fabulous The Muddy Waters Blues Band.

The Muddy Waters Blues Band features Otis Spann (piano), Pat Hare (guitar), Francis Clay (drums), Andrew Stephenson (bass), and James Cotton (harmonica).

The footage spans the crowd during the show – everyones feet just can’t help but feel the blues.

Watch John Lee Hookers performance– by clicking here now

Hooker - A John Lee Hooker 4 disc box set is available now through SPV Blue.
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