John Lee Hooker 1978

Massey Hall, Toronto, Aug. 20, 1978 (photograph by Jean-Luc Ourlin)

John Lee Hooker 1997

John Lee Hooker performing at the Long Beach Music Festival, August 31, 1997 (photograph by Masahiro Sumori)

John Lee Hooker

Other Names: Birmingham Sam, John Lee Booker, Little Pork Chops, Boogie Man, John Lee Cooker, Delta John, John Lee, Johnny Lee, Texas Slim, Johnny Williams

Personal: father William Hooker, mother Minnie Ramsey, stepfather William Moore. Robert Hooker (son), John Jr. Hooker (son), Earl Hooker (cousin)

Member of: The Big Six, The Delta Big Four, The Fairfield Four, John Lee's Ground Hogs

* Aug. 22, 1917 Clarksdale MS
late 20s - raised and worked outside music on the farm of his stepfather William Moore from childhood - frequently sang spirituals in the local church, Clarksdale MS
c1929-31 - first instrument was an inner-tube on a barn door, later learning guitar from William Moore - frequently worked with William Moore at local country suppers, fish-fries and dances in the area
1931 - ran away from hometo work outside music, Memphis TN
1931-33 - worked with Robert Nighthawk, Eddie Love, Joe Willard and others in local clubs, tonks and joints
1933 into 40s - moved to Cincinati OH to work outside music - frequently worked with gospel groups such as The Big Six (1938), The Delta Big Four (1940), The Fairfield Four (1942), Cincinnati area
from 1943 - moved to Detroit MI to work outside music
late 40s - formed own group working at Monte Carlo Club, New Olympia Club, Henry's Swing Club, Vogue Lounge, Huddy Color Bar, Sensation Club and others, Detroit area
c1948 - recorded for Regent/Savoy
1948-50 - recorded for King, Detroit MI - recorded for Danceland
1948-54 - recorded for Modern
1949 - frequently worked at jazz concerts and local TV shows, Detroit area
c1949/50 - recorded for Staff/Sensation
1950 - recorded for Regal, Detroit MI
early 50s - worked at Circle Club, Flint MI
through 50s - toured extensively as single working at clubs, bars, concerts, coffeehouses in major cities of US - frequently worked at Harlem Inn, Detroit MI
1951 - recorded for Gone, Detroit MI - worked at Music Inn, Lenox MA, Harlem Inn, Detroit MI - frequent road tours out of Detroit MI
c1951 - recorded for Acorn/Chance
1951-54 - recorded for Chess, Detroit MI
1952 - recorded for Gotham, Philadelphia PA - worked briefly as DJ on local radio show, Detroit MI - toured with Muddy Waters Band working at Clubs through South
1952-54 - recorded for DeLuxe, Detroit MI
1953 - recorded for JVB, Detroit MI, mostly with Eddie Kirkland - private recordings
c1954 - recorded for Savoy, Newark NJ
1954 - recorded for Speciality, Detroit MI - recorded for Modern
1955-62 - recorded for VJ, Chicago IL
1956 - recorded for Fortune, Detroit MI
1959 - recorded for Lauren/Galaxy, Culver City CA - worked at Newport Folk Festival Newport RI, at Gerde's Folk City, NYC - Audio Lab 1520, John Lee Hooker and Sticks McGee-Highway of Blues released - Riverside 838, The Country Blues of John Lee Hooker released?
c1959 - recorded for Prestige, Chicago IL - Vee Jay 1007, I'm John Lee Hooker released
1959/60 - recorded for Riverside, Detroit MI - recorded for Fortune, Detroit MI
1960 - recorded for Decca, NCY - worked at Newport Folk/Jazz Festival, Newport RI - worked at Village Gate NYC, Counterpoint, Chicago IL - Crown 5157, The Blues released - King 727, John Lee Hooker Sings the Blues released - Chess 1438, House Of the Blues released - Riverside 321, That's My Story-John Lee Hooker Sings the Blues released - Vee Jay 1023, Travelin' released
1960/61 - worked at Golden Vanity, Boston MA - toured extensively playing at Coffeehoused and college circuit
1961 - recorded for Atco, Miami FL - worked at Second Fret, Philadelphia PA, Fifth Peg, Ascot Club, Toronto CAN, at Town Hall NYC - Chess 1454, John Lee Hooker Plays And Sings the Blues released - Vee Jay 1033, The Folk Lore Of John Lee Hooker released
1961/62 - worked at Sugar Hill Club, San Francisco CA
1962 - recorded for Polydor, Hamburg GER - worked at Gerde's Folk City NYC - toured with Rhythm & Blues USA package show through Europe - Crown 5232, John Lee Hooker Sings the Blues released - Crown 5295, Folk Blues released - Vee Jay 1043, Burnin' released -Vee Jay 1049, The Best of John Lee Hooker released - Galaxy 201 (8201), John Lee Hooker released
1963 - worked at Raven Gallery, Detroit MI, Newport Festival, Newport RI, The Establishment, Toronto CAN - appeared on Lyrics and Legends (Singing styles) on WNET-TV, NYC - Crown 5353, The Great John Lee Hooker released - Atco 151, Don't Turn Me From Your Door released - Vee Jay 1058, The Big Soul Of John Lee Hooker released - Galaxy 205 (8205), Live At Sugar Hill released - Fortune 3002, Big Maceo Merriweather and John Lee Hooker released
1964 - recorded soundtrack for Democratic National Comitee TV Commercial - worked at Copa Cabana, Chicago IL, Newport Jazz Festival, Newport RI with John Mayall's Bluesbreakers at Flamingo Club, London UK - toured with own John Lee's Ground Hogs group through Europe - Riverside 008, Burning Hell released - Vee Jay 1078, John Lee Hooker At Newport released
1964-66 - worked at Western Hall, Chicago IL
1965 - recorded for Verve/Folkways, London UK, for Impulse, NYC - worked at Gerde's Folk City, NYC, Blues Unlimited Club, Detroit MI, New Gate of Cleve, Toronto CAN - toured with American Folk Blues Festival through Europe - Verve/Folkways 3003, John Lee Hooker And Seven Nights released - Vee Jay 8502, Is He The World's Greatest Blues Singer? released - recorded soundtrack for the movie EBB, lyrics inspired by Williams Shakespeare and T.S. Eliot (made at Oxford University) --> watch on Youtube
1966/66 - worked at Apollo Theater, Cafe A-Go-Go, NYC - appeared on Kaleidoscope 5, NBC-TV, on Some of the People, KUHF-FM-radio, Houston TX
1966 - recorded for Chess, Chicago IL - worked at Motor Inn, Fairfield CT, Sylvio's, Chicago IL - Advent 2801, John Lee Hooker and His Guitar released - Vee Jay 1066, On Campus released - Impulse 9103, It Serve You Right To Suffer released - Chess 1508, The Real Folk Blues released
1966/67 - worked at Rheingold Central Park Music Festival, NYC
1967 - recorded for BluesWay, NYC - worked at Community Theater, Berkeley CA, Basin Street West, San Francisco CA - Bluesway 6002, Live At Cafe Au-Go-Go released - Bluesway 6012, Urban Blues released
1968 - worked at Golden Bear, Huntington Beach CA, Ash Grove, Los Angeles CA, Rapa House, Detroit MI - toured with American Folk Blues Festival through Europe - Bluesway 6023, Simply the Truth released - Up Front 104, I'm In The Mood released
1969 - settled down in California - recorded with Earl Hooker for BluesWay, Los Angeles CA - worked at Antibes Jazz Festival, Paris France, Blues Scene 69, London UK , Electric Circus, Central Park Music Festival, NYC, Jazz Workshop, Boston MA, Main Point, Bryn Mawr PA - toured with Eddie Vinson through Europe - appeared on Dick Cavett Show, ABC-TV - Stax 2013, That's Where It's At released - Carson 3662, I Feel Good released - Advent 2804 (Red Lightnin' 003), No Friend Around released
1969/70 - worked at Ungano's, NYC, Ann Arbor Blues Festival, Ann Arbor MI
1970 - worked at Temple Music Festival, Temple University Ambler PA, Auditorium Theater, Chicago IL, Ann Arbor Blues & Jazz Festival, Ann Arbor MI - toured with Carey Bell through Europe - Specialty 2125, Alone released
c1970 - recorded for Stax, Memphis TN, with Canned Heat for Liberty, Los Angeles CA - Bluesway 6038, If You Miss 'Im... I Got 'Im released
1970/71 - recorded for ABC, San Francisco CA - toured with Canned Heat across US
1971 - worked at Keystone Korner, Berkeley CA, Kabuki Theater, San Francisco CA, Carnegie Hall, NYC, Liberty Hall, Houston TX, Hunter College, NYC - appeared in the film Roots of American Music, Country & Urban Music - toured through England - Specialty 2127, Goin' Down Highway 51 released - United Artists 5512, Coast to Coast Blues Band (Any Time, Any Place, Anywhere. Although) released - Jewel 5005, I Feel Good released - Liberty 35002, Hooker 'N Heat released - ABC 720, Endless Boogie released
1971-73 - worked at Ash Grove, Los Angeles CA
1972 - recorded the soundtrack for the film Mister Brown - worked at local clubs, Vancouver CAN, Funky Quarters, San Diego CA, The Lighthouse, Los Angeles CA, Nutcrucker Lounge, New Orleans LA, Siena College Blues Festival, Memphis TN, The Unicorn, Boston MA - in concert at Correctional Training Facility, Soledad CA - appeared in the French film L'Aventure du Jazz (Jazz Odyssey) - Greene Bottle 3130, "Johnny Lee" released - Fantasy 24706, Boogie Chillun released - ABC 736, Never Get Out Of These Blues Alive released - ABC 761, Live At Soledad Prison released - Atlantic 7228, Detroit Special released - ACE 298, Live At Sugar Hill Vol. 2 released - Fantasy 24722, Black Snake released
1972/73 - worked at Esquire Showbar, Montreal CAN
1973 - worked at Shaboo Inn, Mansfield CT, Capitol Theater, Montreal CAN, Lincoln Center, NYC, Ozark Mountain Folk Fair, Arkansas, Ann Arbor Blues Festival, Ann Arbor MI - Bluesway 6052, Live At Kabuki Wuki released - ABC 768, Born In Mississippi, Raised Up In Tennessee released - Chess 2-60011, Mad Man Blues released - Polydor 2310 256, on: Slim's Stomp released - Speciality 5013, Hooker, Hopkins and Hoog released - Trip 9504, Whiskey & Wimmen released
1974 - worked at Topanga Corral, Los Angeles CA, Hunter College, NYC, Nixon Theater, Pittsburgh PA, with Coast to Coast Blues Band at Sand Dunes, San Francisco CA, Rainbow Room, Detroit MI, at Ann Arbor Blues/Jazz Festival, Windsor CAN. Toronto Blues Festival Olympic Island, Toronto CAN, Keastone Korner, Berkeley CA, Sandy's Concert Club, Boston MA - appeared on Midnight Special, NBC-TV - United Artists 127, John Lee Hooker's Detroit released - Dynasty 7301, John Lee Hooker In Person released - ABC 838, Free Beer And Chicken released
1974/75 - worked at My Father's Place, Roslyn NY, Academy of Music, Brooklyn NY
1975 - worked at Balcony Hall, Scottsdale AZ, Tote's Place, New Haven CT, Liberty Hall, Houston TX, Blackbeard's, Santa Barbara CA, In Concert Club, Montreal CAN, El Mocambo, Toronto CAN
1976 - worked with Coast to Coast Blues Band at The Savoy Club, San Francisco CA, Hunter College, NYC, North Sea Jazz Festival 76 Congress Center, The Hague, Holland, Antone's, Austin TX, New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, New Orleans LA - toured through Europe
1976/77 - worked at Wise Fools Pub, Chicago IL
1977 - worked at Murphy & Me Tavern, Eugene OR, Miller Theater, Houston TX, Main Point, Bryn Mawr PA, Rainbow Tavern, Seattle WA, The Rising Sun, Montreal CAN, The Keystone, Palo Alto CA, The Red Creek, Rochester NY, Belle Starr, Buffalo NY - appeared with Foghat group at The Palladium, NYC - DJM 28026, Dimples released - America 6101, I Wanna Dance All Night released - Vee Jay 2-1004, Gold released
1978 - Ornament 7.104, Live And Well released - Tomato 7009, The Cream released
1979 - worked at Carnegie Hall, New York City - Muse 5205, Sittin' Here Thinkin' released - Lunar #2 L2S 2008, Live in 1978 released
1980 - appeared in the movie The Blues Brothers - Charly 1004, This Is Hip released - Labor 4, Alone Volume 1 released
1981 - Charly 1029, Moanin' the Blues released - Charly 1081, Solid Sender released - Rhino 801, Hooker 'N Heat (Live At the Fox Venice Theatre) released - Savoy 2-2255, Southern Blues released - ACE CH 37, John Lee Hooker Vol. 1 released - Charley 1014, Everybod Rockin' released
1982 - MCA 1686, Tantalizing With The Blues released
1986 - Pausa 7197, Jealous released
1987 - Krazy Cat 816, John Lee Hooker/Eddie Burns-Detroit Blues 1950/51 released
1988 - new Manager: Mike Kappus
1989 - worked at 30th Newport Folk Festival, with The Rolling Stones in concert, Atlantic City - Instant 5009, The Boogie Man released - Tomato 2696141, Albert King, John Lee Hooker: I'll Play the Blues For You released - Chameleon 74794, The Hook released - Chameleon 74808, The Healer released - Official 6029, Boogie Chillen released - Sensation/DCC DZL 042, John Lee Hooker's 40th Anniversary Album released - Atlantic, The Iron Man: The Musical by Pete Townshend released
1990 - Grammy Award for the Best Traditional Blues Recording - Oct., "A Tribute To John Lee Hooker" at Madison Square Garden, NYC - Krazy Kat 200, Boogie Awhile released - Antilles 8752, soundtrack: The Hot Spot released - Collectables 5151, Gotham Golden Classics-The Rare Recordings released
1991 - Silvertone 519, Mr. Lucky released - Chess 9329, More Real Folk Blues released
1992 - Pointblank 12, Boom Boom released
1993 - John Lee Hooker's club Boom Boom Room is opened, worked with Van Morrison at Masonic Auditorium, San Francisco CA - Vee Jay 713, John Lee Hooker on Vee-Jay 1955-1958 released
1994 - Charly DIG 5, The Boogie Man released
1995 - Pointblank 22, Chill Out released
1996 - Grammy Award for the Best Traditional Blues Recording - worked at charity event Free Tibet Concert, Golden Gate Park, San Francisco CA
1997 - Pointbank 39, Don't Look Back released
1998 - two Grammy Awards - shooting of the film John Lee Hooker-That's My Story by Joerg Bundshue - Pointblank, The Best Of Friends released
2000 - Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award - Flyright 57, The Unknown John Lee Hooker released
2001 - recorded his last song (overdubbing to) Ali D'Oro (I Lay Down) by Zucchero - † June 21, Los Altos CA

2001 - Universal, Zucchero: Shake released - John Lee Hooker Foundation established
2002 - Fantasy, Live At Sugar Hill-Vol. 2 released
2003 - official John Lee Hooker website founded - Eagle, Face To Face released - DVD John Lee Hooker-That's My Story released

Instruments: guitar

Influences: Coot Harris, William Moore, James Smith

Influenced: Canned Heat, Buddy Guy, John Hammond, Pat Hare, Eddie Kirkland, Robert Lowery, Maxwell Street Jimmy, John Mayall, Junior Parker, Sidney Semien, Johnny Winter

Sources:
official website
Wikipedia
Blues Who's Who
Fancourt, Les. McGrath, Bob: The Blues Discography 1943-70
Ford, Robert. McGrath, Bob: The Blues Discography 1971-2000
Leadbitter, Mike. Slaven, Neil: Blues Records 1943 to 1970. A Selective Discography
Röhnisch, Claus: John Lee Hooker Discography
John Lee Hooker Vinyl Discography

 

Songs (with date of recording and first release):

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21 Boogie --> see: Boogie Chillen #2
33 Blues
1949.10.18 or 1951.08.00 -- Detroit MI - Flyright 57, on: The Unknown John Lee Hooker (released 2000), Eagle 279, on: Jack O' Diamonds (released 2004) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
609 Boogie
1948 or c1950 -- Toledo OH or Detroit MI - Fortune 846, Hi-Q 5018 - John Lee Hooker (g), Johnny Hooks (ts), James Watkins (p), Curtis Foster (d)
1949.02.00? -- Detroit MI - U 2060 Chance 1122, Constellation 6, on: A Bucket Of Blues, Collector's Schowcase - Vol. 6 (released 1964) - John Lee Booker (John Lee Hooker) (v,g), James Watkins (p), Curtis Foster (d)
713 Blues
1974.05.14 -- Los Angeles CA - ABC 838, on: Free Beer And Chicken (released 1974) - John Lee Hooker (g), Sugarcane Harris (vl), Hollywood Fats, Howard Roberts (g), Skip Olson (b), Ken Swank, Ron Beck (d)
714 Blues
1974.05.14 -- Los Angeles CA - ABC 838, on: Free Beer And Chicken (released 1974) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Sugarcane Harris (vl), Hollywood Fats, Howard Roberts (g), Skip Olson (b), Ken Swank, Ron Beck (d)

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After Hours Blues
1949.00.00 -- Detroit MI - JB 1405 unissued - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
Ain't No Big Thing (Baby) (John Lee Hooker)
1964.00.00 -- Chicago IL - 64-4430 Dynasty 7301, on: John Lee Hooker In Person (released 1974) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), unknown (g,b,d)
1996.04/09 -- Sausalito CA - Pointblank 39, on: Don't Look Back (released 1997) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Van Morrison (g), Danny Caron (g), Charles Brown (org,p), Ruth Davies (b), Kevin Hayes (d)
Alberta
1948.09.00? or 1949.02.18 -- Detroit MI - Specialty 2125, on: Alone (released 1970) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
Alberta Pt. 2
1949.07.00?, 1950.02.27? -- Detroit MI - Specialty 2127, on: Goin' Down Highway 51 (released 1971) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
Ali D'Oro --> see: I Lay Down
Alimonia Blues
1970.05.00 -- Los Angeles CA - Liberty 35002, on: Hooker 'N Heat (released 1971) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
All Night Long (John Lee Hooker) (see also: Boogie Chillen)
1976.02.06 -- NYC - MMG 64005, on: Alone (Live in New York) Volume Two (released ?) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
All Over Me --> see: Cold Chills
Annie Mae (John Lee Hooker)
1994.00.00? -- San Francisco CA - Pointblank 22, on: Chill Out (released 1995) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Charles Brown (p), Danny Caron (g), Ruth Davies (b), Gaylord Birch (d)
Anybody's Blues (I Love You Baby)
1954.05.12/13 -- Detroit MI - Speciality 7035, on: Everybody's Blues (released 1993) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Tom Whitehead (d) [John Lee Hooker (v,g), Johnny Hooks (ts), John Griffith (p), Theophilus Roosevelt (b), Tom Whitehead (d)]
Anybody Seen My Baby (also: Johnny Says Come Back and I Did Everything)
1949.10.18 or 1951.08.00 -- Detroit MI - Flyright 57, on: The Unknown John Lee Hooker (released 2000), Eagle 279, on: Jack O' Diamonds (released 2004) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
1951.08.07 or 1951.09.00? -- Detroit MI - MM 1637 Modern 847, Crown 5157, on: The Blues (released 1960). alt. tk., United Artists 127, on: John Lee Hooker's Detroit (released 1974) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Eddie Kirkland (g)
Apologize
1952.04.24 or 1952.05.00? -- Detroit MI - 9549 Chess 1454, on: John Lee Hooker Plays And Sings the Blues (released 1961) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
As the Years Go Passing By
1976.06.18 -- Cologne GER - Ornament 7.104, on: Live And Well (released 1978) - John Lee Hooker (v,g) and the Coast to Coast Blues Band feat. Jim Kahr (g)

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Baby Baby
1969.10/11 -- Paris F - Carson 3662, on: I Feel Good (released 1969), Jewel 5005, on: I Feel Good (released 1971) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Lowell Fulson (g), Carey Bell (b), S.P. Leary (d)
Baby, Be Strong
1969.05.29 -- Los Angeles CA - 70032B Bluesway 6038, on: If You Miss 'Im... I Got 'Im (released 1970) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Earl Hooker (g), Jeff Carp (h), Johnny "Big Moose" Walker (org,p), Gino Skaggs (b), Roosevelt Shaw (d)
Baby Don't Do Me Wrong (John Lee Hooker)
1969.10/11 -- Paris F - Carson 3662, on: I Feel Good (released 1969), Jewel 5005, on: I Feel Good (released 1971) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Lowell Fulson (g), Carey Bell (b), S.P. Leary (d)
Baby Don't You Wanna Go
1969.10/11 -- Paris F - America 6101, on: I Wanna Dance All Night (released 1977) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Lowell Fulson (g), Carey Bell (b), S.P. Leary (d)
Baby How Can You Do It? --> see: How Can You Do It
Baby I Love You
1969.05.29 -- Los Angeles CA - 70036B Bluesway 6038, on: If You Miss 'Im... I Got 'Im (released 1970) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Earl Hooker (g), Jeff Carp (h), Johnny "Big Moose" Walker (org,p), Gino Skaggs (b), Roosevelt Shaw (d)
Baby I'm Gonna Miss You
1954.00.00 -- Detroit MI - Crown 5295, on: Folk Blues (released 1962) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Eddie Kirkland (g)
Baby, I Prove My Love To You --> see: It's My Own Fault
Baby Lee
1956.03.27 -- Chicago IL - 56-444 Vee Jay 205, Vee Jay 1007, on: I'm John Lee Hooker (released 1959) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Eddie Taylor (g), George Washington (b), Tom Whitehead (d)
1988.00.00? -- San Francisco CA - Chameleon 74808, on: The Healer (released 1989) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Robert Cray (g), Richard Cousins (b), Scott Matthews (d)
1990.07.11 -- Montreux Switzerland - Swingin' Pig 167, on: The Montreux Album (released 1994) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), The Coast To Coast Blues Band (Deacon Jones (kbds), Michael Osborn, Richard Kirsh (g), James Guyett (b), Bowen Brown (d))
Baby Please Don't Go (I Was Beggin' My Baby) (also: She Left Me On My Bended Knees) --> see also: Wednesday Evening (Blues)
1949.12.00?, 1950.01/02? -- Detroit MI - United Artists 127, on: John Lee Hooker's Detroit (released 1974) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
1959.04.20 -- Detroit MI - Riverside 008, on: Burning Hell (released 1964) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
1961.00.00 -- Miami FL - Guest Star 1902, on: John Lee Hooker. Lightnin' Hopkins. Joe Carrol: Teachin' the Blues (released 1964) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Earl ? (b)
1976.02.06 -- NYC - MMG 64005, on: Alone (Live in New York) Volume Two (released ?) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
Baby You Ain't No Good
1954.00.00 -- Detroit MI - Crown 5295, on: Folk Blues (released 1962) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Eddie Kirkland (g)
Back Biters And Syndicaters
1967.11.27 -- Chicago IL - 14384 Bluesway 61017, Bluesway 6012, on: Urban Blues (released 1967) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Louis Myers (h), Eddie Kirkland (g), Eddie Taylor (b), Al Duncan (d)
Back Seat Boogie
1986.04.30 -- Manchester NY - Paradise 1060, on: John Lee Hooker & The Nighthawks: The Night Of the Hook (released 1986) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), The Nighthawks (Mark Wenner (v,h), Jim Thackery (v,g), Jan Zukowsky (v,b), Pete Ragusa (d)), Elvin Bishop (g),
Back Stabbers
1986.04.30 -- Manchester NY - Paradise 1060, on: John Lee Hooker & The Nighthawks: The Night Of the Hook (released 1986) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), The Nighthawks (Mark Wenner (v,h), Jim Thackery (v,g), Jan Zukowsky (v,b), Pete Ragusa (d)), Elvin Bishop (g)
1991.00.00? -- San Francisco CA - Silvertone 519, Mr. Lucky (released 1991) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Deacon Jones (org), Albert Collins (g), Ken Baker (s), Jim Guyatt (b), Bowen Bowen (d)
Back To the City
Back To Your Mother
1969.11.30 -- Pau F - Black & Blue 333023, on: Get Back Home In the USA - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
Backwater Blues --> see: Tupelo
Bad Boy
1953.00.00 -- Detroit MI - MM 2128 Modern 942, Crown 5295, on: Folk Blues (released 1962) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
Bad Dream Catcher
1988.10.00 -- Calabasas CA - Cleopatra 597, on: John Mayall: Padlock On the Blues (released 1999) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), John Mayall's Bluesbreakers (John Mayall (v,p), Buddy Whittingham (g), John Porter (b), Joe Yuele (d))
Bad Luck And Trouble (I Lost Everything)
1965.05/06 or 1965.11.00 -- London UK - Verve/Folkways 3003, on: John Lee Hooker And Seven Nights (released 1965) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Tom Parker (org), Tony McPhee (g), Pete Cruickshank (b), Dave Boorman (d)
Ballad To Abraham Lincoln (also He Got Assassinated or Blues for Abraham Lincoln)
1961.03.09 -- Culver City CA - B 6101 Lauren 361, Galaxy 201 (8201), on: John Lee Hooker (released 1962) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
Bang, Bang, Bang, Bang
1969.05.29 -- Los Angeles CA - 70035 Bluesway 6038, on: If You Miss 'Im... I Got 'Im (released 1970) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Earl Hooker, Paul Asbell (g), Jeff Carp (h), Johnny "Big Moose" Walker (org,p), Gino Skaggs (b), Roosevelt Shaw (d)
1972.06.11 -- Soledad CA - ABC 761, on: Live At Soledad Prison (released 1972) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Luther Tucker, Charlie Grimes (g), Lex Silver (b), Ken Swank (d)
Bank Robbery
1990.05.7-10 -- Hollywood CA - Antilles 8752, on soundtrack: The Hot Spot (released 1990) - Taj Mahal (v,g), Miles Davis (tr), John Lee Hooker (g), Earl Palmer (d), Tim Drummond (b), Roy Rogers (g)
Bar Room Drinking
1977.09.00 -- Palo Alto CA - Tomato 7009, on: The Cream (released 1978) - John Lee Hooker (g,v), Ron Thompson (g), John Garcia (g), Mike Milwood (bg), Larry Martin (d), Pete Karnes (h), Ken Swank (d), Charlie Musselwhite (h)
Behind the Plow
1959.04.00 -- Detroit MI - Riverside 838, on: The Country Blues of John Lee Hooker (released 1959?) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
Big Boss Lady
1969.11.30 -- Pau F - Black & Blue 333023, on: Get Back Home In the USA - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
Big City Behind the Sun
1992.03.00 -- San Francisco - Deluge 3001, on: Eddie Kirkland: All around the World (released 1992) - Eddie Kirkland (v,g), John Lee Hooker (v,g), Jim Guyet (b), Bowen Brown (d)
Big Fine Woman
1954 or 1959 -- Detroit MI - Hi-Q 5018, Fortune 3002, on: Big Maceo Merriweather and John Lee Hooker (released 1963) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Jimmy Miller (tp), Johnny Hooks (ts), Bob Thurman (p), Tom Whitehead (d)
Big Legs, Tight Skirt
1964.00.00 -- Chicago IL - 64-4427 Vee Jay 670 - John Lee Hooker (v,g), unknown (g,b,d)
1998.05.00 -- Hollywood CA - Pointblank 46424, on: The Best Of Friends (released 1998) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Ry Cooder (g), Ike Turner (p), Samuel Taylor (b), Joachim Cooder (d), Gil Bernal (ts,v), Eric Barber (bs), Terry Evans (v)
Big Road (Tommy Johnson, John Lee Hooker)
1996-2001 -- CA - Eagle 20023, on: Face To Face (released 2003) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Robert Young, Roy Rogers, Warren Haynes (g), Jack Casady (b), Marlon Green (d)
Big Soul
1962.01.28 -- Chicago IL - 62-2798 Vee Jay 1058, on: The Big Soul Of John Lee Hooker (released 1963) - John Lee Hooker (g), unknown (tp,s,p,g,b,d)
Birmingham Blues
1963.00.00 -- Chicago IL - 63-3310 Vee Jay 538, Vee Jay 1066, on: On Campus (released 1966) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), unknown (p,g,b,d), The Vandellas? (v)
Bit By Love (Hard Times)
1996.00.00 -- Oakland 1996 - Pointblank, on: Zakiya Hooker: Flavors Of the Blues (released 1997) - Zakiya Hooker (v), John Lee Hooker (v)...
Black Cat Blues
1949.00.00 -- Detroit MI - B 7040 Sensation 21, Specialty 2125, on: Alone (released 1970) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Eddie Burns (h), Andrew Dunham (g)
Blackmail
1990.05.7-10 -- Hollywood CA - Antilles 8752, on soundtrack: The Hot Spot (released 1990) - Miles Davis (tr), John Lee Hooker (g), Earl Palmer (d), Tim Drummond (b), Roy Rogers (g), Taj Mahal (g)
Black Man Blues
1948.12.00? -- Detroit MI - K-5591 King 4283 - Texas Slim (v,g)
Black Night
1986.04.30 -- Manchester NY - Paradise 1060, on: John Lee Hooker & The Nighthawks: The Night Of the Hook (released 1986) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), The Nighthawks (Mark Wenner (v,h), Jim Thackery (v,g), Jan Zukowsky (v,b), Pete Ragusa (d)), Elvin Bishop (g)
Black Night Is Fallin'
1976.06.18 -- Cologne GER - Ornament 7.104, on: Live And Well (released 1978) - John Lee Hooker (v,g) and the Coast to Coast Blues Band feat. Jim Kahr (g)
1977.05.05 -- Montreal CAN - Just A Memory 0001, on: The Rising Sun Collection (released 1994) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), John Garcia (g), Steve Jones (b), Larry "Wildman" Martin (d)
Black Snake
1959.04.00 -- Detroit MI - Riverside 838, on: The Country Blues of John Lee Hooker (released 1959?) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
Bluebird (Bluebird), Take A Letter To the South --> see: Bluebird Blues
Bluebird (Blues) (also: Bluebird (Bluebird), Take A Letter To the South)
1952.04.24 or 1952.05.00? -- Detroit MI - 9547 Chess 1454, on: John Lee Hooker Plays And Sings the Blues (released 1961) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
1952.05.22 -- Detroit MI - MM 3014 Modern 886 - John Lee Hooker (v,g), "Little" Eddie Kirkland (g)
1974.05.15 -- Los Angeles CA - ABC 838, on: Free Beer And Chicken (released 1974) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Tower Of Power Horns (Greg Adams (tp), Mic Gillette (tp,tb), Emilio Castillo, Lenny Pickett (ts), Steve Kupka (bs)), Clifford Coulter (Hohner clavinet,el-p,synth,b), Hollywood Fats, Jim Kahr (g), Ken Swank (d)
Blue Monday (also: I Ain't Got Nobody)
1953.07.00 -- Cincinnati OH (or Miami FL) - GR/C 15119-1 DeLuxe 6004, Chart 614 - John Lee Booker (v,g)
Blues Before Sunrise
1961.00.00 -- Chicago IL - 61-2205 Vee Jay 1043, on: Burnin' (released 1962) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Hank Cosby (ts), Andrew "Mike" Terry (bs), Joe Hunter (p), Larry Veeder (g), James Jamerson (b), Benny Benjamin (d)
1996.04/09 -- Sausalito CA - Pointblank 39, on: Don't Look Back (released 1997) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Gregory Davis (tp), Roger Lewis (bs,ts), Danny Caron (g), Jim Pugh (kb), Ruth Davies (b), Kevin Hayes (d)
Blues For Big Town
1952.00.00 -- Detroit MI - Fortune 3002, on: Big Maceo Merriweather and John Lee Hooker (released 1963) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Bob Thurman (p)
Blues For Christmas
1954 or 1959? -- Detroit MI - Hi-Q 5018 - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Jimmy Miller (tp), Johnny Hooks (ts), Bob Thurman (p), Tom Whitehead (d)
Blues For My Baby
1959.04.20 -- Detroit MI - Riverside 008, on: Burning Hell (released 1964) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
Blues Medley: My Starter Won't Start This Morning/Hold Up Your Head: My Starter Won't Start This Morning / Hold Up Your Head / One Kind Favor / Trouble In Mind
1984.00.00 -- Nashville TN - Warner Bros 25088, on: Hank Williams Jr.: Major Moves (released 1984) - Hank Williams Jr. (v,g), John Lee Hooker (v), Ray Charles (v,p), Terry McMillan (h,perc), John Jarvis (kbds), Dickie Betts, Reggie Young, (g), David Hungate (b), Matt Betton Jr. (d)
The Blues Will Never Die
1992.00.00? -- San Francisco CA - Pointblank, CD single - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
Boogie At Russian Hill

1991.00.00? -- San Francisco CA - Pointblank 12, on: Boom Boom (released 1992) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Albert Collins, Mike Osborn, Rich Kirch (g), Deacon Jones (org), Jim Guyett (b), Bowen Brown (d)
Boogie A While (Awhile)
1949.02.00? -- Detroit MI - JB 1460 Savoy unissued, Krazy Kat 200, on: Boogie Awhile (released 1990) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
Boogie Baby
1949.00.00 -- Detroit MI - JB 1407 unissued - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
Boogie Chillen (Chillun) (Boogie Children) (also Doin' the Boogie) (John Lee Hooker) (see also: All Night Long)
1948.09/11 -- Detroit MI - B 7006 Modern 20-627, on Crown 5157, on: The Blues (released 1960) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
1959.01.22 -- Chicago IL - 59-1070 Vee Jay 319, Vee Jay 1007, on: I'm John Lee Hooker (released 1959) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
1962.11.00 -- San Francisco CA - Fantasy 24706, on: Boogie Chillun (released 1972) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
1969.03.26/28 -- Montauban F - Jazz Odyssey 002, on: Musique Du Film L'aventure Du Jazz (released 1971) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
1969.11.30 -- Pau F - Black & Blue 333023, on: Get Back Home In the USA - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
1976.02.06 -- NYC - Labor 4, on: Alone Volume 1 (released 1980) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
1978.08.26 -- Telluride CO - Lunar #2 L2S 2008, on: Live in 1978 (released 1979)
1989.12.19 -- Atlantic City NJ - Swingin' Pig COC12191-3, 075, on: The Rolling Stones: Atlantic City '89 (released 1990) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Eric Clapton, Keith Richard, Ronnie Wood (g), Bill Wyman (b), Charlie Watts (d)
1990.03.17 -- San Francisco CA - Blue Knight 011, on: Hook, Line And Sinker (released 1993) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), All Star Band
1990.07.11 -- Montreux Switzerland - Swingin' Pig 167, on: The Montreux Album (released 1994) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), The Coast To Coast Blues Band (Deacon Jones (kbds), Michael Osborn, Richard Kirsh (g), James Guyett (b), Bowen Brown (d)), Vala Cupp (v)
1996-2001 -- CA - Eagle 20023, on: Face To Face (released 2003) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), George Thorogood (g)
1998.06.00 -- Hollywood, San Francisco CA - Pointblank 46424, on: The Best Of Friends (released 1998) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Eric Clapton, Johnny Lee Schell, Rich Kirch (g), Bill Payne (kb), Jim Keltner (d), Reggie McBride (b)
Boogie Chillen #2 (also: I Gotta Be Comin' Back and 21 Boogie and Jump Chillun and Boogie Improvisaton)
1950.04.28 -- Detroit MI - B 8037 Sensation 34, Advent 2801, on: John Lee Hooker and His Guitar (released (1966), Specialty 2125, on: Alone (released 1970). alt. tk. Specialty 2127, on: Goin' Down Highway 51 (released 1971). alt. tk. Greene Bottle 3130, on: "Johnny Lee" (released 1972) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
1970.05.00 -- Los Angeles CA - Liberty 35002, on: Hooker 'N Heat (released 1971) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Alan Wilson (h,g), Henry Vestine (g), Antonio de la Barreda (b), Adolfo de la Parra (d)
1990.07.11 -- Montreux Switzerland - Swingin' Pig 167, on: The Montreux Album (released 1994) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), The Coast To Coast Blues Band (Deacon Jones (kbds), Michael Osborn, Richard Kirsh (g), James Guyett (b), Bowen Brown (d))
Boogie Everywhere I Go
1972.06.11 -- Soledad CA - ABC 761, on: Live At Soledad Prison (released 1972) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), John Lee Hooker Jr. (v), Luther Tucker, Charlie Grimes (g), Lex Silver (b), Ken Swank (d)
Boogie Now (also: Hey Boogie)
1950.00.00 -- Detroit MI - U 61 Gone ?, Chess 1454, on: John Lee Hooker Plays And Sings the Blues (released 1961) - John Lee Booker (g)
Boogie On
1977.09.00 -- Palo Alto CA - Tomato 7009, on: The Cream (released 1978) - John Lee Hooker (g,v), Ron Thompson (g), John Garcia (g), Mike Milwood (bg), Larry Martin (d), Pete Karnes (h), Ken Swank (d), Charlie Musselwhite (h)
Boogie Rambler
1953 or 1955? -- Detroit MI - 50-48 JVB 30 - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Jimmy Miller (tp), Johnny Hooks (ts), Joe Woods (p), Tom Whitehead (d)
1954.05.12/13 -- Detroit MI - Speciality 7035, on: Everybody's Blues (released 1993) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Tom Whitehead (d) or with Johnny Hooks (ts), John Griffith (p), Theophilus Roosevelt (b), Tom Whitehead (d)
Boogie With the Hook
1971.09.28/29 -- San Francisco CA - ABC 736, on: Never Get Out Of These Blues Alive (released 1972) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Michael White (vl), Mark Naftalin (p), Robert Hooker (org), Paul Wood, Mel Brown (g), Gino Skaggs (b), Ken Swank (d)
1973.09.08 -- Ann Arbor MI - P-Vine 4782/3, on: Ann Arbor Blues and Jazz Festival 1973 Vol, 3-4 (released 1997) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Gary Churchill (ts), John Nuzzo (h), Howard T. Levine (g), Johnny Acerno (b), Eric Nuyhaus (d)
1986.04.30 -- Manchester NY - Paradise 1060, on: John Lee Hooker & The Nighthawks: The Night Of the Hook (released 1986) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), The Nighthawks (Mark Wenner (v,h), Jim Thackery (v,g), Jan Zukowsky (v,b), Pete Ragusa (d)), Robert Cray (g), Elvin Bishop (g)
Boogie Woman
1983.00.00 -- Vancouver CAN - Pausa 7197, on: Jealous (released 1986) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Deacon Jones (org), Mike Osborn (g), Larry Hamilton (b), Tim Richards (d)
Boogie Woogie
1948.11.00? -- Detroit MI - D 1101 Regent/Savoy unissued, Krazy Kat 200, on: Boogie Awhile (released 1990) - Delta John (Regent)/Birmingham Sam (Savoy) (v,g)
Boogie Woogie All Night Long
1953.00.00 -- Detroit MI - Crown 5232, on: John Lee Hooker Sings the Blues (released 1962), "Rockin' Red" (Louisiana Red) (v,g), John Lee Hooker (g)
Boom Boom (Boom) (John Lee Hooker)
1961.00.00 -- Chicago IL - 61-2204 Vee Jay 438, Vee Jay 1043, on: Burnin' (released 1962) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Hank Cosby (ts), Andrew "Mike" Terry (bs), Joe Hunter (p), Larry Veeder (g), James Jamerson (b), Benny Benjamin (d)
1963.07.26/28 -- Newport RI - 63-3827 Vee Jay 1078, on: John Lee Hooker At Newport (released 1964). alt. tk on Vanguard CD 79703, on: Live At Newport (released 2002) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
1967.09.26 -- Chicago IL - 14205 Bluesway 6012, on: Urban Blues (released 1967) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Wayne Bennett (g), Phil Upchurch, Eddie Taylor (bg), Al Duncan (d)
1969.11.00 -- Pau F - Black & Blue 950500, on: The Black And Blue Jazz History - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Lowell Fulson (g), Carey Bell (b), S.P. Leary (d)
1969.00.00? -- ? - LRC 2-9077, on: Chicago Blues Band (released 1996) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Chicago Blues Band (Sunnyland Slim (p), Johnny Shines (g), Willie Dixon (b), Clifton James (d))
1976.02.06 -- NYC - Labor 4, on: Alone Volume 1 (released 1980) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
1977.05.05 -- Montreal CAN - Just A Memory 0001, on: The Rising Sun Collection (released 1994) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), John Garcia (g), Steve Jones (b), Larry "Wildman" Martin (d)
1977.10.00 -- Chicago IL - Tomato 2696141, on: Albert King, John Lee Hooker: I'll Play the Blues For You (released 1989) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), John Garcia Jr. (g), Mike Milwood (b), Larry Martin (d)
1986.04.30 -- Manchester NY - Paradise 1060, on: John Lee Hooker & The Nighthawks: The Night Of the Hook (released 1986) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), The Nighthawks (Mark Wenner (v,h), Jim Thackery (v,g), Jan Zukowsky (v,b), Pete Ragusa (d)), Robert Cray (g), Elvin Bishop (g)
1986.00.00? -- Sausalito CA - Revolution 24661, on: Big Head Todd & The Monsters: Beautiful World (released 1997) - Big Head Todd & The Monsters (Todd Park Mohr (v,kbds,g), Rob Squires (b), Brian Nevin (d)), John Lee Hooker (v,g)
late 80s/early 90s -- Cleveland OH - Blue Knight 011, on: Hook, Line And Sinker (released 1993) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
1990.07.11 -- Montreux Switzerland - Swingin' Pig 167, on: The Montreux Album (released 1994) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), The Coast To Coast Blues Band (Deacon Jones (kbds), Michael Osborn, Richard Kirsh (g), James Guyett (b), Bowen Brown (d))
1992.08.00 -- Sausalito CA - Pointblank 12, on: Boom Boom (released 1992) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Jimmie Vaughan (g), Jimmy Pugh (kb), Richard Cousins (b), Kevin Hayes (d)
1995.00.00 -- West Hollywood CA - Royal Sound Music 073, on: John Lee Hooker and Friends: Live From the House Of Blues (released 1997) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Ry Cooder , Billy Johnson (g), unknown (kbds,b,d)
Born For Good Luck --> see: Mr. Lucky
Born In Mississippi, Raised Up In Tennessee
1971.09.27/28 -- San Francisco CA - ABC 768, on: Born In Mississippi, Raised Up In Tennessee (released 1973) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Oscar Brashear (fgh), George Bohanon (tb), John Klemmer (ts), Don Menza (bs), Robert Hooker (el-g), Steve Miller (p), Cliff Coulter (melodica,g), Luther Tucker (g), Gino Skaggs (b), Ken Swank (d)
Bottle Of Wine
1969.10/11 -- Paris F - Blue Moon 070, on: Nothing But the Blues (released 1993) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Lowell Fulson (g), Carey Bell (b), S.P. Leary (d)
Bottle Up And Go
1962.11.09 -- San Francisco CA - Fantasy CD 7714, on: Live At Sugar Hill-Vol. 2 (released 2002) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
1963.00.00 -- Chicago IL - 63-3108 Vee Jay 1066, on: On Campus (released 1966) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), unknown (d)
1965.11.23 -- NYC - 90407 Impulse 242, Impulse 9103, on: It Serve You Right To Suffer (released 1966) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Barry Galbraight (g), Milt Hinton (b), David "Panama" Francis (d)
1970.05.00 -- Los Angeles CA - Liberty 35002, on: Hooker 'N Heat (released 1971) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Alan Wilson (h,p)
late 80s/early 90s -- Cleveland OH - Blue Knight 011, on: Hook, Line And Sinker (released 1993) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
1990.00.00? -- San Francisco CA - Pointblank 112, on: Boom Boom (released 1992) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), John Hammond (g,h), Steve Ehrmann (b), Scott Matthws (d)
Bring It On Home
1986.04.30 -- Manchester NY - Paradise 1060, on: John Lee Hooker & The Nighthawks: The Night Of the Hook (released 1986) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), The Nighthawks (Mark Wenner (v,h), Jim Thackery (v,g), Jan Zukowsky (v,b), Pete Ragusa (d)), Robert Cray (g), Elvin Bishop (g)
Build Myself A Cave
1949.00.00 -- Detroit MI - Specialty 2125, on: Alone (released 1970) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
Bumble Bee, Bumble Bee (Blues)
1950/1951 -- Detroit MI - Staff 718, Krazy Kat 200, on: Boogie Awhile (released 1990) - Johnny Williams (v,g), Boogie Woogie Red (p), Curtis Fuller (d)
1971.09.28/29 -- San Francisco CA - ABC 736, on: Never Get Out Of These Blues Alive (released 1972) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Robert Hooker (org), Cliff Coulter (el-p), Benny Rowe, Luther Tucker (g), Gino Skaggs (b), Ron Beck (d)
Bundle Up And Go
1958.06.10 or 1959/60 -- Chicago IL - Vee Jay unissued, Charly Red Box 6 (released 1992) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Frankie Bradford (p)?, Everett McCrary? (b), Richard Johnson? (d)
1959.04.00 -- Detroit MI - Riverside 838, on: The Country Blues of John Lee Hooker (released 1959?) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
Burmingham Blues
1963.00.00 -- Chicago IL - 63-3311 Vee Jay 538, Vee Jay 1066, on: On Campus (released 1966) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), unknown (s,p,g,b,d)
Burning Hell
1949.00.00 -- Detroit MI - B 7040 Sensation 21, Advent 2801, on: John Lee Hooker and His Guitar (released (1966), Specialty 2125, on: Alone (released 1970) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Eddie Burns (h)
1959.04.20 -- Detroit MI - Riverside 008, on: Burning Hell (released 1964) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
1970.05.00 -- Los Angeles CA - Liberty 35002, on: Hooker 'N Heat (released 1971) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Alan Wilson (h)
1987.04.00 -- San Francisco CA - unissued - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Charlie Musselwhite (h), Roy Rogers (g), Steve Ehrmann (b), Scott Matthews (d)
1998.05.00 -- San Francisco CA - Pointblank 46424, on: The Best Of Friends (released 1998) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Ben Harper (g), Charlie Musselwhite (h), Juan Nelson (b), Dean Butterworth (d)
Bus Station Blues
1963.07.26/28 -- Newport RI - 63-3822 Vee Jay 1078, on: John Lee Hooker At Newport (released 1964) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)

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Call It the Night
1969.10/11 -- Paris F - Blue Moon 070, on: Nothing But the Blues (released 1993) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Lowell Fulson (g), Carey Bell (b), S.P. Leary (d)
Canal Street Blues
1949.12.00? or 1950.01/02? -- Detroit MI - B 8012 Sensation 26, Advent 2801, on: John Lee Hooker and His Guitar (released (1966), Specialty 2127, on: Goin' Down Highway 51 (released 1971) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
1960.03.01 -- Chicago IL - 60-1374 Vee Jay 1023, on: Travelin' (released 1960) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Lefty Bates (g), Sylvester Hickman (b), Jimmy Turner (d)
Candy Kitchen
1972.05.16/17 -- Los Angeles CA - Verve, on: Lightnin' Hopkins: It's A Sin To Be Rich (released 1993) - Lightnin' Hopkins (v,g,p), John Lee Hooker (v,g), Mel Brown (g,el p,p)...
Can I Say Hello --> see: Don't You Remember Me
Can't Quit You Baby
1966.05.00 -- Chicago IL - U 14773 Chess unissued - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Eddie Burns (g), unknown (p,g,b,d)
Can't Stop Groovin'
1976.06.18 -- Cologne GER - Ornament 7.104, on: Live And Well (released 1978) - John Lee Hooker (v,g) and the Coast to Coast Blues Band feat. Jim Kahr (g)
Can't You See What You Are Doin' To Me?
1959.00.00? -- Newark, NJ - Muse 5205, on: Sittin' Here Thinkin' (released 1979) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), unknown (b,d)
Catfish (Cat Fish) (Blues)
1949.10.18 or 1951.08.00 -- Detroit MI - Flyright 57, on: The Unknown John Lee Hooker (released 2000), Eagle 279, on: Jack O' Diamonds (released 2004) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
1951.03.00? -- Detroit MI or Philadelphia PA - BL 7-1 Gotham 515, Advent 2801, on: John Lee Hooker and His Guitar (released 1966) - John Lee (v,g)
1962.11.06 -- San Francisco CA - Fantasy CD 7714, on: Live At Sugar Hill-Vol. 2 (released 2002) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
1966.05.00 -- Chicago IL - U 14769 Chess 9329, on: More Real Folk Blues (released 1991) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Eddie Burns (g), Fred Below (d), Lafayette Leake (org)
C.C. Rider
1959.00.00? -- Newark, NJ - Muse 5205, on: Sittin' Here Thinkin' (released 1979) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), unknown (b,d)
Cheatin' On Me
1991.00.00 -- Sausalito CA - Alligator 4801, on: Charlie Musselwhite: Signature (released 1991) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Charlie Musselwhite (h)
Chicken And Gravy
1977.05.05 -- Montreal CAN - Just A Memory 0001, on: The Rising Sun Collection (released 1994) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), John Garcia (g), Steve Jones (b), Larry "Wildman" Martin (d)
Child's Prayer
1949.10.18 or 1951.08.00 -- Detroit MI - unissued - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
Chill Out (Things Gonna Change) (John Lee Hooker, Santana, Chester Thompson)
1991.04.00 -- Sausalito CA - Pointblank 22, on: Chill Out (released 1995) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Carlos Santana (g), Chester Thompson (kbds), Benny Rietveld (b), Gaylord Birch (d), Paul Rekow (cg), Karl Perazzo (tbls)
Christmas Time Blues (Hard Luck Blues)
1949.02.00? -- Detroit MI - Krazy Kat 200, on: Boogie Awhile (released 1990) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), James Watkins (p), Curtis Foster (d)
Church Bell Tone
1959.04.00 -- Detroit MI - Riverside 838, on: The Country Blues of John Lee Hooker (released 1959?) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
Cold Chills (also: All Over Me and I Got Drunk)
1952.01.00? -- Detroit MI - MM 1797 Modern 862, Crown 5157, on: The Blues (released 1960). alt. tk. Greene Bottle 3130, on: "Johnny Lee" (released 1972) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Bernie Besman (org), unknown (v,xyl)
1969.11.30 -- Pau F - Black & Blue 333023, on: Get Back Home In the USA - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
Collage
1974.05.14-23 -- ? - ABC 838, on: Free Beer And Chicken (released 1974)
Come And Ride With Me
1960.04.29 -- NYC - 2210 Vee Jay unissued - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
Come And See About Me
1949.10.18 or 1951.08.00 -- Detroit MI - Flyright 57, on: The Unknown John Lee Hooker (released 2000), Eagle 279, on: Jack O' Diamonds (released 2004) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
Come Back Baby --> see: One More Time
Come Back Baby (Let's Talk It Over)
1962.11.06 -- San Francisco CA - Fantasy CD 7714, on: Live At Sugar Hill-Vol. 2 (released 2002) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
Come On And See About Me
1960.02.09 -- NYC - Riverside 321, on: That's My Story-John Lee Hooker Sings the Blues (released 1960) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
Come On Baby
1969.10/11 -- Paris F - Carson 3662, on: I Feel Good (released 1969), Jewel 5005, on: I Feel Good (released 1971) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Lowell Fulson (g), Carey Bell (b), S.P. Leary (d)
Coming To Town
1990.05.7-10 -- Hollywood CA - Antilles 8752, on soundtrack: The Hot Spot (released 1990) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Earl Palmer (d), Tim Drummond (b), Miles Davis (tr), Roy Rogers, Taj Mahal? (g)
Cookin' With the Hook
1986.00.00 -- Redwood City CA - Crosscut 1020, on: Michael Osborn: Cold Hearted Girl (released 1988) - John Lee Hooker (v), Mark Ford (h), Ed Reinhart (p), Michael Osborn (g), Steve Ehrmann (b), Brent Ramponi (d)
Cool Little Car
1952 or 1954 -- Detroit MI - MM 2127 Modern 942 - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
Cotton Pickin' Boogie
1949/1950 -- Detroit MI - JVB unissued, Krazy Kat 200, on: Boogie Awhile (released 1990) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), James Watkins (p)
Country Boy
1965.11.23 -- NYC - Impulse 9103, on: It Serve You Right To Suffer (released 1966) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Barry Galbraight (g), Milt Hinton (b), David "Panama" Francis (d)
1971.09.28/29 -- San Francisco CA - ABC 736, on: Never Get Out Of These Blues Alive (released 1972) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Charlie Musselwhite (h), Robert Hooker (el-p), Steve Miller (org), Elvin Bishop (g), Mel Brown (b), Gino Skaggs (b), Chuck Crimelli (d)
Crawlin' Black Spider
1957.03.01 -- Chicago IL - 57-636 Top Rank 136, DJM 28026, on: Dimples (released 1977) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Eddie Taylor (g), Quinn Wilson (b), Tom Whitehead (d)
Crawling King Snake (Blues) (Crawlin' King Snake, Crawling Kingsnake) (Big Joe Williams)
1948.09.00? or 1949.02.18 -- Detroit MI - B 7012 Modern 20-714, Crown 5157, on: The Blues (released 1960) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
1959.01.22 -- Chicago IL - 59-1072 Vee Jay 331, Vee Jay 1007, on: I'm John Lee Hooker (released 1959) • John Lee Hooker (v,g)
1962.11.09 -- San Francisco CA - Fantasy CD 7714, on: Live At Sugar Hill-Vol. 2 (released 2002) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
1969.00.00? -- ? - LRC 2-9077, on: Chicago Blues Band (released 1996) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Chicago Blues Band (Sunnyland Slim (p), Johnny Shines (g), Willie Dixon (b), Clifton James (d))
1976.02.06 -- NYC - MMG 64005, on: Alone (Live in New York) Volume Two (released ?) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
1976.06.18 -- Cologne GER - Ornament 7.104, on: Live And Well (released 1978) - John Lee Hooker (v,g) and the Coast to Coast Blues Band feat. Jim Kahr (g)
1990.07.11 -- Montreux Switzerland - Swingin' Pig 167, on: The Montreux Album (released 1994) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), The Coast To Coast Blues Band (Deacon Jones (kbds), Michael Osborn, Richard Kirsh (g), James Guyett (b), Bowen Brown (d)), Vala Cupp (v)
1990.00.00 -- Santa Clara CA - Dali/Chameleon 89025, on: Vala Cupp: One Thing on My Mind (released 1991) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Ken Baker (sax), Mark Tarman (kbds), Michael Osborn, Terry Gleason (g), Jim Guyett (b), Tim Richard (d)
1991.04.11 -- San Francisco CA - Silvertone 519, Mr. Lucky (released 1991) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Keith Richards (g), Larry Taylor (b), Scott Matthews (d)
1992.01.06? -- Mill Valley CA - Swingin' Pig 145, on: Mill Valley '92 (released 1993) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Ry Cooder (g)
1995.00.00 -- West Hollywood CA - Royal Sound Music 073, on: John Lee Hooker and Friends: Live From the House Of Blues (released 1997) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Ry Cooder , Billy Johnson (g), unknown (kbds,b,d) - watch on YouTube
Crazy 'Bout That Woman
1948.09/11? -- Detroit MI - alt. tk. Greene Bottle 3130, on: "Johnny Lee" (released 1972) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
Crazy About That Walk
1960.07.00? -- Detroit MI - Fortune 855 - Sir John Lee Hooker (v,g), Boogie Woogie Red (p), poss. Roy Hooker (g), Tom Whitehead (d)
Crazy 'Bout You
1969.11.30 -- Pau F - Black & Blue 333.023, on: Get Back Home (released 1988) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
Cruel Little Baby (My Babe)
1962.11.00 -- San Francisco CA - Fantasy 24706, on: Boogie Chillun (released 1972) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
Cry Baby
1954.00.00? or 1959? - Detroit MI - Fortune 853 - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Jimmy Miller (tp), Johnny Hooks (ts), Bob Thurman (p), Tom Whitehead (d)
Cry Before I Go
1967.09.26 -- Chicago IL - 14203 Bluesway 61014, Bluesway 6012, on: Urban Blues (released 1967) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Wayne Bennett (g), Phil Upchurch, Eddie Taylor (bg), Al Duncan (d)
Crying All Night --> see: Roll 'n Roll
Curl My Baby's Hair (also: Miss Sadie Mae)
1948 or 1950? - Toledo OH or Detroit MI - Fortune 846, United Artists 127, on: John Lee Hooker's Detroit (released 1974) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), James Watkins (p), Curtis Foster (d)
1949.00.00 -- Detroit MI - B 7054 Sensation 21, Specialty 2127, on: Goin' Down Highway 51 (released 1971) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
Cuttin' Out
1987.01.02 -- San Francisco CA - Chameleon 74808, on: The Healer (released 1989) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Canned Heat (Henry Vestine (g), Larry Taylor (b), Fito de la Parra (d)), Charlie Musselwhite (h)

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Dark Room (John Lee Hooker)
1976.02.06 -- NYC - Labor 4, on: Alone Volume 1 (released 1980) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
Dazie Mae (John Lee Hooker)
1969.10/11 -- Paris F - Carson 1662, Carson 3662, on: I Feel Good (released 1969), Jewel 5005, on: I Feel Good (released 1971) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Lowell Fulson (g), Carey Bell (b), S.P. Leary (d)
Decoration Day (Blues) (Lord Taketh My Baby Away)
1950.04.28 -- Detroit MI - B 8036 Sensation 33, United Artists 5512, on: Coast to Coast Blues Band (Any Time, Any Place, Anywhere. Although) (released 1971) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
1965.11.23 -- NYC - Impulse 9103, on: It Serve You Right To Suffer (released 1966) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Milt Hinton (b), David "Panama" Francis (d)
Deep Blue Sea (Joh Lee Hooker)
1966.05.00 -- Chicago IL - U 14772 Chess 9329, on: More Real Folk Blues (released 1991) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Eddie Burns (g), Fred Below (d), Lafayette Leake (p)
1987.02.00 -- San Francisco CA - Pointblank 22, on: Chill Out (released 1995) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
Deep Down In My Heart (also How Long Can This Go On) (Hooker, Besman)
1961.03.09 -- Culver City CA - B 6102-6 Lauren 362, Galaxy 201 (8201), on: John Lee Hooker (released 1962) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
Della May (Mae)
1965.10.08 -- Hamburg GER - Fontane 885422, on: American Folk Blues Festival '65 - Studio Session (released 1965) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Buddy Guy (g), Fred Below (d)

Democrat Man
1960.02.09 -- NYC - Riverside 321, on: That's My Story-John Lee Hooker Sings the Blues (released 1960) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
Devil's Jump
1949.08.00? -- Detroit MI - K-5773 King 4315, Audio Lab 1520, on: John Lee Hooker and Sticks McGee-Highway of Blues (released 1959) - Texas Slim (John Lee Hooker) (v,g)
Dimples (I Love the Way You Walk) (John Lee Hooker, James Bracken)
1956.03.27 -- Chicago IL - 56-445 Vee Jay 205, Vee Jay 1007, on: I'm John Lee Hooker (released 1959) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Eddie Taylor (g), George Washington (b), Tom Whitehead (d)
1969.00.00? -- ? - LRC 2-9077, on: Chicago Blues Band (released 1996) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Chicago Blues Band (Sunnyland Slim (p), Johnny Shines (g), Willie Dixon (b), Clifton James (d))
1996.09.00 -- Hollywood CA - Pointblank 39, on: Don't Look Back (released 1997) - John Lee Hooker (v), Los Lobos (David Hidalgo, Cesar Rosas (g), John "Juke" Logan (h), Steve Berlin (bs), Conrad Lozano (b), Victor Perez (d), Louie Perez (perc))
1996.04/09 -- Sausalito CA - Eagle 20023, on: Face To Face (released 2003) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Van Morrison (v), Ruth Davies (b), Kevin Hayes (d), Elvin Bishop (g), Jim Pugh (org)
Dirty Ground Hog
1960.04.29 -- NYC - 2205 Vee Jay unissued - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
Do I Dare
1965.05.00 -- London UK - soundtrack EBB - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
Doin' the Boogie --> see: Boogie Chillun
Doin' the Shout
1970.11.12 -- San Francisco CA - 16189 ABC 11298, ABC 720, on: Endless Boogie (released 1971) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Steve Miller (g), Gino Skaggs (b), Ken Swank (d)
Do My Baby Think Of Me also I Don't Be Welcome Here
1950.04.28 -- Detroit MI - Specialty 2125, on: Alone (released 1970). alt. tk. United Artists 127, on: John Lee Hooker's Detroit (released 1974) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
Don't Be Messing (Around) With My Bread
1965.05/06/11? -- London UK - Planet 114, Verve/Folkways 3003, on: John Lee Hooker And Seven Nights (released 1965) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Tom Parker (p), Tony McPhee (g), Pete Cruickshank (b), Dave Boorman (d)
Don't Get Tired
1956.06.07 -- Chicago IL - 56-479 Vee Jay unissued - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Otis Finch (ts), Eddie Taylor (g), George Washington (b), Tom Whitehead (d), unknown (p)
Don't Go Baby
1949.08.00? -- Detroit MI - K-5772 King 4334, Audio Lab 1520, on: John Lee Hooker and Sticks McGee-Highway of Blues (released 1959) - Texas Slim (John Lee Hooker) (v,g)
Don't Look Back (John Lee Hooker)
1963.00.00 -- Chicago IL - 63-3104 Vee Jay unissued - John Lee Hooker (v,g), unknown (d)
1963.00.00 -- Chicago IL - 63-3312 Vee Jay 575, Vee Jay 1066, on: On Campus (released 1966) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), unknown (s,p,g,b,d), The Vandellas? (v)
1996.04/09 -- Sausalito CA - Pointblank 39, on: Don't Look Back (released 1997) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Van Morrison (v,g), Danny Caron (g), Charles Brown (org,p), Ruth Davies (b), Kevin Hayes (d)
Don't Make Me No Never Mind (Slow Drag)
1985.00.00 -- Los Angeles CA - QWEST 25356-1, on soundtrack: The Color People (released 1985) - John Lee Hooker (v), Sonny Terry (h), Bobby scott (p), Roy Gaines, Paul Jackson Jr. (g)
Don't Take Your Wife's Family In --> see: Nothin' But Trouble
Don't Turn Me (Away) From Your Door
1961.00.00 -- Miami FL - Atco 151, on: Don't Turn Me From Your Door (released 1963) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Earl ? (b)
Don't Trust Nobody (also: I Had A Good Girl)
1954.10.18 -- Detroit MI - Speciality 2117, on: This Is How It All Began (released 1970) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
Don't Trust Your Woman
1949/1950 -- Detroit MI - JVB unissued - John Lee Hooker (v,g), James Watkins (p)
Don't You Remember Me (also: Can I Say Hello and You've Got Another Man)
1950.03/08? -- Detroit MI - K-5891-1 King 4366, King 727, on: John Lee Hooker Sings the Blues (released 1960) - Texas Slim (v,g)
1950.11.16 -- Detroit MI - Crown 5232, on: John Lee Hooker Sings the Blues (released 1962). alt. tk. Greene Bottle 3130, on: "Johnny Lee" (released 1972) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
Do the Boogie
1949.02.00? -- Detroit MI - JB 1404 Acorn 308 - The Boogie Man (v,g), James Watkins (p), Curtis Foster (d)
1989.12.19 -- Atlantic City NJ - on: The Rolling Stones: Live in 1989: Steel Wheels U.S. tour vol. 4 - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Eric Clapton, Keith Richard, Ronnie Wood (g), Bill Wyman (b), Charlie Watts (d)
Down At the Landing
1952.04.24 or 1952.05.00? -- Detroit MI - 9553 Chess 1438, on: House Of the Blues (released 1960) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
Down Child
1953.00.00 -- Detroit MI - MM 2049 Modern 923, Crown 5295, on: Folk Blues (released 1962) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
Down So Long
1948.12.00? -- Detroit MI - Krazy Kat 200, on: Boogie Awhile (released 1990) - John Lee Booker (v,g)
Dreamin' Blues
1951.04.26 -- Detroit MI - Chess 1454 - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
Drifter
1970.05.00 -- Los Angeles CA - Liberty 35002, on: Hooker 'N Heat (released 1971) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Alan Wilson (h)
Driftin' And Driftin'
1962.11.00 -- San Francisco CA - Galaxy 8205, on: Live At Sugar Hill (released 1963), Fantasy 24706, on: Boogie Chillun (released 1972) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
Drifting (Driftin') Blues
1961.00.00 -- Miami FL - Atco 151, on: Don't Turn Me From Your Door (released 1963) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Earl ? (b)
1991.00.00? -- San Francisco CA - Pointblank 7, on: John Hammond: Got Love If You Want It (released 1992) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), John Hammond (v,h,g), Larry Taylor (b), James Cruce (d)
Drifting From Door to Door (Driftin' From Door To Door)
1948.09.00? or 1949.02.18 -- Detroit MI - B 7007 Modern 20-714, Crown 5232, on: John Lee Hooker Sings the Blues (released 1962) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
Drive Me Away
1958.06.10 or 1959/60 -- Chicago IL - Charly 1029, on: Moanin' the Blues (released 1981) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Frankie Bradford (p)?, Everett McCrary? (b), Richard Johnson? (d)
Drug Store Woman
1961.00.00 -- Chicago IL - 61-2211 Vee Jay 438, Vee Jay 1043, on: Burnin' (released 1962) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Hank Cosby (ts), Andrew "Mike" Terry (bs), Joe Hunter (p), Larry Veeder (g), James Jamerson (b), Benny Benjamin (d)
1977.09.00 -- Palo Alto CA - Tomato 7009, on: The Cream (released 1978) - John Lee Hooker (g,v), Ron Thompson (g), John Garcia (g), Mike Milwood (bg), Larry Martin (d), Pete Karnes (h), Ken Swank (d), Charlie Musselwhite (h)
Dupree
1948.06.12 -- Detroit MI - unissued - John Lee Hooker (v,g), J. Scarber? (v,g), unknown (p)
Dusty Road --> see also: (The) Hobo
1960.03.01 -- Chicago IL - 60-1382 Vee Jay 366, Vee Jay 1023, on: Travelin' (released 1960) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Lefty Bates (g), Sylvester Hickman (b), Jimmy Turner (d)

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Early One Morning
1983.00.00 -- Vancouver CAN - Pausa 7197, on: Jealous (released 1986) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Deacon Jones (org), Mike Osborn (g), Larry Hamilton (b), Tim Richards (d)
End Credits
1990.05.7-10 -- Hollywood CA - Antilles 8752, on soundtrack: The Hot Spot (released 1990) - John Lee Hooker (g), Earl Palmer (d), Tim Drummond (b), Miles Davis (tr), Roy Rogers (g), Taj Mahal (g)
Endless Boogie, Pts 27 And 28
1970.11.12 -- San Francisco CA - ABC 720, on: Endless Boogie (released 1971) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Dave Berger (h), Mark Naftalin (p), Steve Miller, Cliff Coulter, Jerry Perez (g), Gino Skaggs (b), Reno Lanzara (d)
Endless Ebb And Flow
1965.05.00 -- London UK - soundtrack EBB - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
Everybody Rockin'
1957.03.01 -- Chicago IL - 57-633 Top Rank 136, DJM 28026, on: Dimples (released 1977) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Eddie Taylor (g), Quinn Wilson (b), Tom Whitehead (d)
Everybody's Blues
1954.05.12/13 -- Detroit MI - Speciality 528 - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Tom Whitehead (d) [John Lee Hooker (v,g), Johnny Hooks (ts), John Griffith (p), Theophilus Roosevelt (b), Tom Whitehead (d)]
Every Night
1956.03.27 -- Chicago IL - 56-446 Vee Jay 188, Vee Jay 1007, on: I'm John Lee Hooker (released 1959) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Eddie Taylor (g), George Washington (b), Tom Whitehead (d)
Ezekiel Saw the Wheel
1949.10.18 or 1951.08.00 -- Detroit MI - Flyright 57, on: The Unknown John Lee Hooker (released 2000), Eagle 279, on: Jack O' Diamonds (released 2004) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)

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Face To Face (John Lee Hooker)
1991.00.00? -- San Francisco CA - Silvertone unissued - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Johnny Winter (g), Jeffrey Ganz (b), Tom Compton (d)
1996-2001 -- CA - Eagle 20023, on: Face To Face (released 2003) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Johnny Winter (g), Jack Casady (b), Marlon Green (d)
Father Was A Jockey (or Ride Johnny, Ride)
late 80s/early 90s -- San Francisco CA - Blue Knight 011, on: Hook, Line And Sinker (released 1993) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), John Hammond (h,g)
1990.00.00? -- San Francisco CA - Silvertone 519, Mr. Lucky (released 1991) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), John Hammond Jr. (h,g), Steve Ehrmann (b), Scott Matthews (d)
1992.01.06? -- Mill Valley CA - Swingin' Pig 145, on: Mill Valley '92 (released 1993) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), John Hammond (h,g)
Feed Her All Night
1951.03.00? -- Detroit MI or Philadelphia PA - Gotham unissued, Krazy Kat 816, on: Detroit Blues (released 1987) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
Feel Good (John Lee Hooker) (also: Put Your Hand on Your Hip)
1976.02.06 -- NYC - MMG 64005, on: Alone (Live in New York) Volume Two (released ?) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
1977.10.00 -- Chicago IL - Tomato 2696141, on: Albert King, John Lee Hooker: I'll Play the Blues For You (released 1989) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), John Garcia Jr. (g), Mike Milwood (b), Larry Martin (d)
The Feelin' Is Gone
1970.05.00 -- Los Angeles CA - Liberty 35002, on: Hooker 'N Heat (released 1971) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
Feel So Bad
1961.00.00 -- Miami FL - Stax 2013, on: That's Where It's At (released 1969) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Earl ? (b), Steve Alaimo (v,g)
Find Me A Woman --> see: Reach My Goal
Fire At Natchez (also The Great Disaster of 1936)
1961.03.09 -- Culver City CA - Galaxy 201 (8201), on: John Lee Hooker (released 1962) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
Five Long Years
1960.04.29 -- NYC - 2207 Vee Jay 1033, on: The Folk Lore Of John Lee Hooker (released 1961) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
1962.11.09 -- San Francisco CA - Fantasy CD 7714, on: Live At Sugar Hill-Vol. 2 (released 2002) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
1974.05.15 -- Los Angeles CA - ABC 838, on: Free Beer And Chicken (released 1974) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Joe Cocker (v,tamb), Sam Rivers (fl), Clifford Coulters (p,b), Jim Kahn, Wa-Wa Watson (Melvin Ragin (g), Ron Beck (d)
Flowers On the Hour
1964.00.00 -- Chicago IL - 64-4428 Vee Jay 708, Dynasty 7301, on: John Lee Hooker In Person (released 1974) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), unknown (g,b,d)
Flub --> see: Stomp Boogie
Forgive Me
1949.00.00 -- Detroit MI - United Artists 5512, on: Coast to Coast Blues Band (Any Time, Any Place, Anywhere. Although) (released 1971) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
Four Women In My Life --> see: Women In My Life
Freight Train Be (To) My Friend
1963.07.26/28 -- Newport RI - 63-3826 Vee Jay 1078, on: John Lee Hooker At Newport (released 1964) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
Frisco Blues (also San Francisco) (John Lee Hooker)
1962.01.28 -- Chicago IL - 62-2799 Vee Jay 493, Vee Jay 1058, on: The Big Soul Of John Lee Hooker (released 1963) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), unknown (tp,s,p,g,b,d), The Vandellas or Marlene Barrow, Louvain Demps, Jackie Hicks, Mary Wilson (The Andantes?) (v)
1996.04/09 -- Sausalito CA - Pointblank 39, on: Don't Look Back (released 1997) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Danny Caron (g), Charles Brown (org,p), Ruth Davies (b), Kevin Hayes (d)
Funky Mabel (John Lee Hooker)
1996-2001.00.00 -- CA - Eagle 20023, on: Face To Face (released 2003) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Ron Thompson (org,g), Tony Saunders (org), Tony Saunders (b), Bowen Brown (d)

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Get Back Home In the U.S.A.
1969.11.30 -- Pau F - Black & Blue 333023, on: Get Back Home In the USA - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
Get Out Your Pencil
1972.05.16/17 -- Los Angeles CA - Verve, on: Lightnin' Hopkins: It's A Sin To Be Rich (released 1993) - Lightnin' Hopkins (v,g,p), John Lee Hooker (v,g), Mel Brown (g,el p,p)...
Give Me Your Phone Number (also: It's A Crime And A Shame and You Sure Look Good To Me)
1950.00.00 -- Detroit MI - B 8047 Modern 20-767, United Artists 127, on: John Lee Hooker's Detroit (released 1974). alt. tk. Greene Bottle 3130, on: "Johnny Lee" (released 1972) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
Gloria
1993.00.00 -- San Francisco CA - Polydor, on: Van Morrsion: A Night In San Francisco (released 1994) - Van Morrison (v,g), John Lee Hooker (v,g), John Allair (kbds), Richard Cousins (b), Kevin Hayes (d)
Going Down
1971.09.27/28 -- San Francisco CA - ABC 768, on: Born In Mississippi, Raised Up In Tennessee (released 1973) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Van Morrison (v,g), Don "Sugarcane" Harris (vl), Steve Miller (el-p), Mark Naftalin (p), Robert Hooker (org), Elvin Bishop (g), Gino Skaggs (b), Chuck Crimelli (d)
Going Home
1969.10/11 -- Paris F - Carson 3662, on: I Feel Good (released 1969), Jewel 5005, on: I Feel Good (released 1971) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Lowell Fulson (g), Carey Bell (b), S.P. Leary (d)
Goin' Home Blues
1948.11.00? -- Detroit MI - D 1110 Savoy 2255, on: Southern Blues (Roots of Rock N' Roll) (released 1981) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
Goin' Mad Blues
1948.11.00? -- Detroit MI - D 1104 Regent 1001 - Delta John (v,g)
Goin' On Highway 51 (Goin' Down Highway 51)
1950.01/02? -- Detroit MI - B 8018 Sensation 30, Specialty 2127, on: Goin' Down Highway 51 (released 1971) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
Goin South
1953.07.00 -- Cincinnati OH (or Miami FL) - C 15124-1 Chart 609 - John Lee Booker (v,g)
Goin' To California
1960.03.01 -- Chicago IL - 60-1377 Vee Jay 1023, on: Travelin' (released 1960) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Lefty Bates (g), Sylvester Hickman (b), Jimmy Turner (d)
1976.06.18 -- Cologne GER - Ornament 7.104, on: Live And Well (released 1978) - John Lee Hooker (v,g) and the Coast to Coast Blues Band feat. Jim Kahr (g)
Goin' To Louisiana
1961.00.00 -- Miami FL - Stax 2013, on: That's Where It's At (released 1969) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Earl ? (b)
Gonna Boogie --> see: Gotta Boogie
Gonna Use My Rod
1960.02.09 -- NYC - Riverside 321, on: That's My Story-John Lee Hooker Sings the Blues (released 1960) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Sam Jones (b), Louis Hayes (d)
Good Business
1948.11.00? -- Detroit MI - D 1103 Regent/Savoy unissued, Krazy Kat 200, on: Boogie Awhile (released 1990) - Delta John (Regent)/Birmingham Sam (Savoy) (v,g)
Good Mornin', Lil' School Girl
1959.04.00 -- Detroit MI - Riverside 838, on: The Country Blues of John Lee Hooker (released 1959?) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
Good Rockin' Mama --> see also: Rock Me Mama
1962.01.28 -- Chicago IL - 62-2802 Vee Jay 1058, on: The Big Soul Of John Lee Hooker (released 1963) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), unknown (tp,s,p,g,b,d)
Gotta Boogie (also: Gonna Boogie)
1953.00.00 -- Detroit MI - MM 2050 Modern 923, Crown 5295, on: Folk Blues (released 1962) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
Graveyard Blues
1949.00.00 -- Detroit MI - Specialty 2125, on: Alone (released 1970) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
1949.00.00 -- Detroit MI - U 1987 Chance 1110, Advent 2801, on: John Lee Hooker and His Guitar (released (1966) - John Lee Booker (v,g)
1959.04.20 -- Detroit MI - Riverside 008, on: Burning Hell (released 1964) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
The Great Disaster of 1936 --> see: Fire At Natchez
Great Fire Of Natchez --> see: The Mighty Fire
Grievin' Blues
1948.11.00? -- Detroit MI - D 1105 Savoy 2255, on: Southern Blues (Roots of Rock N' Roll) (released 1981) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
1949.02/03 -- Detroit MI - 403-1 Danceland 403, Pointblank 40116, on: Danceland Years (released 1995) - Little Pork Chops (v,g), Elmer Barbee? (v), James Watkins (p), Curtis Foster (d)
Grinder Man (also: If You Need My Lovin' Baby and I Met the Grindin' Man)
1950.11.16 -- Detroit MI - Specialty 2127, on: Goin' Down Highway 51 (released 1971). alt. tk. Greene Bottle 3130, on: "Johnny Lee" (released 1972). alt. tk. United Artists 127, on: John Lee Hooker's Detroit (released 1974) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
1961.00.00 -- Miami FL - Stax 0053, Stax 2013, on: That's Where It's At (released 1969) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Earl ? (b)
Ground Hog Blues
1951.03.00? -- Detroit MI or Philadelphia PA - Gotham unissued, Krazy Kat 816, on: Detroit Blues (released 1987) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
1951.04.26 -- Detroit MI - U 7330 Chess 1482, Chess 1438, on: House Of the Blues (released 1960) - John Lee Booker (v,g)
Guitar Instrumental Blues
1949.10.18 or 1951.08.00 -- Detroit MI - Flyright 57, on: The Unknown John Lee Hooker (released 2000), Eagle 279, on: Jack O' Diamonds (released 2004) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)

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Half A Stranger
1954.00.00 -- Detroit MI - MM 2148 Modern 948, Crown 5295, on: Folk Blues (released 1962) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Eddie Kirkland (g)
1963.00.00 -- Chicago IL - 63-3107 Vee Jay 1066, on: On Campus (released 1966) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), unknown (d)
Hard Headed Woman
1961.01.04 -- Chicago IL - 61-1719 Vee Jay 1033, on: The Folk Lore Of John Lee Hooker (released 1961) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Lefty Bates (g), Jimmy Reed (h), Quinn Wilson (b), Earl Phillips (d)
Hard Luck Blues
1949.00.00 -- Detroit MI - JB 1406 unissued - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
Hard Times
1973.00.00 -- ? - Arti Faxt 12012, on: Live In Concert (released 1997) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), unknown (p,b,d)
Harry And Dolly
1990.05.7-10 -- Hollywood CA - Antilles 8752, on soundtrack: The Hot Spot (released 1990) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Tim Drummond (b), Miles Davis (tr), Roy Rogers (g), Taj Mahal (g)
Harry Sets Up Sutton
1990.05.7-10 -- Hollywood CA - Antilles 8752, on soundtrack: The Hot Spot (released 1990) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Tim Drummond (b), Miles Davis (tr), Roy Rogers (g), Taj Mahal (g)
Harry's Philosophy
1990.05.7-10 -- Hollywood CA - Antilles 8752, on soundtrack: The Hot Spot (released 1990) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
Hastings Street Boogie
1949.00.00 -- Detroit MI - alt. tk., Specialty 2127, on: Goin' Down Highway 51 (released 1971) - John Lee Hooker (v,g, whisting)
Have Mercy On My Soul!
1969.05.29 -- Los Angeles CA - 70038 Bluesway 6038, on: If You Miss 'Im... I Got 'Im (released 1970) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Earl Hooker, Paul Asbell (g), Johnny "Big Moose" Walker (org,p), Gino Skaggs (b), Roosevelt Shaw (d)
Have Mercy On Poor Me
1960.07.00? -- Detroit MI - Fortune 3012, on: Blues Sounds of the Hastings Street Era (The Original Detroit Blues) (released 70s) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Boogie Woogie Red (p), poss. Roy Hooker (g), Tom Whitehead (d)
The Healer
1988.04.00 -- San Francisco, Los Angeles CA - Chameleon 74808, on: The Healer (released 1989) - John Lee Hooker (v), Carlos Santana (g), Chepito Areas (timb), Armando Peraza (congas), Chester Thompson (kb,synth)
1990.03.17 -- San Francisco CA - Blue Knight 011, on: Hook, Line And Sinker (released 1993) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Merl Sauners (kbds), Carlos Santana (g)
1990.07.11 -- Montreux Switzerland - Swingin' Pig 167, on: The Montreux Album (released 1994) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), The Coast To Coast Blues Band (Deacon Jones (kbds), Michael Osborn, Richard Kirsh (g), James Guyett (b), Bowen Brown (d))
The Healing Game (Van Morrison)
1996.04/09 -- Sausalito CA - Pointblank 39, on: Don't Look Back (released 1997) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Van Morrison (v), Danny Caron (g), Jim Pugh (kb), Ruth Davies (b), Kevin Hayes (d)
Heartaches And Misery
1996.08.00 -- NYC - Bluesway 6002, on: Live At Cafe Au-Go-Go (released 1967) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Otis Spann (p), Muddy Waters, Sammy Lawhorn, Luther Johnson (g), Mac Arnold (b), Francis Clay (d)
Heart Trouble Blues
1949.09.00? -- Detroit MI - K-5790 King 4329, King 727, on: John Lee Hooker Sings the Blues (released 1960) - Texas Slim (John Lee Hooker) (v,g)
He Got Assassinated --> see: Ballad To Abraham Lincoln
Hell Bound
1978.00.00 -- Venice CA - Rhino 801, on: Hooker 'N Heat (Live At the Fox Venice Theatre) (released 1981) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Canned Heat (Bob Hite (v,h), Fito de la Parra (d), Richard Hite (b), Chris Morgan (g), Mark Syker (g,v)), Ronnie Barron (p), Chambers Brothers (v)
Helpless Blues
1948.11.00? -- Detroit MI - D 1102 Regent 1001 - Delta John (v,g)
Henry's Swing Club
1948.09/11 -- Detroit MI - alt. tk., Specialty 2127, on: Goin' Down Highway 51 (released 1971) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
Hey Babe
1971.04.15 -- NYC - Ruf 1146, on: Canned Heat: The Boogie House Tapes Vol.3 (released 2008) - Canned Heat (Bob Hite, Henry Vestine, Antonio de la Barreda, Fito de la Parra), John Lee Hooker (v,g)
Hey Baby
1952.04.24 or 1952.05.00? -- Detroit MI - 9545 Chess 1454, on: John Lee Hooker Plays And Sings the Blues (released 1961) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
Hey, Baby You Look Good To Me
1969.10/11 -- Paris F - America 6101, on: I Wanna Dance All Night (released 1977) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Lowell Fulson (g), Carey Bell (b), S.P. Leary (d)
Hey Boogie --> see: Boogie Now
Hey, Hey (John Lee Hooker)
1977.09.00 -- Palo Alto CA - Tomato 7009, on: The Cream (released 1978) - John Lee Hooker (g,v), Ron Thompson (g), John Garcia (g), Mike Milwood (bg), Larry Martin (d), Pete Karnes (h), Ken Swank (d), Charlie Musselwhite (h)
Higher And Higher Session
1992.01.06? -- Mill Valley CA - Not Guilty 360993, on: Ride Johnny Ride (released 1992) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), John Hammond, Charlie Musselwhite (h), Johnny Johnson (p), Robert Cray, Albert Collins, Bonnie Raitt, Roy Rogers (g), Jim Guyett (b), Bowen Brown (d)
High Priced Woman
1951.04.26 -- Detroit MI - U 7327 Chess 1505, Chess 1438, on: House Of the Blues (released 1960) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Eddie Kirkland (g)
Highway 13
late 80s/early 90s -- San Francisco CA - Blue Knight 011, on: Hook, Line And Sinker (released 1993) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), John Hammond (h,g)
1990.00.00? -- San Francisco CA - Silvertone 519, Mr. Lucky (released 1991) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), John Hammond Jr. (h,g), Steve Ehrmann (b), Scott Matthews (d)
Highway Blues
1949.00.00 -- Detroit MI - Prize/Staff 704, Krazy Kat 200, on: Boogie Awhile (released 1990) - Johnny Williams (v,g)
Hi Heel Sneakers
1969.11.30 -- Pau F - Black & Blue 333.023, on: Get Back Home (released 1988) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
Hit the Floor
1971.08.14/15 -- San Francisco CA - Bluesway 6052, on: Live At Kabuki Wuki (released 1973) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Robert Hooker (org), Cliff Coulter (kbds), Mel Brown, Luther Tucker, Benny Rowe, Paul Wood (g), Gino Skaggs (b), Ken Swank (d)
Hit the Road
1971.09.28/29 -- San Francisco CA - ABC 736, on: Never Get Out Of These Blues Alive (released 1972) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Charlie Musselwhite (h), Robert Hooker (el-p), Luther Tucker (g), Gino Skaggs (b), Ken Swank (d)
Hittin' the Bottle Again
1987.02.00 -- San Francisco CA - Pointblank 12, on: Boom Boom (released 1992) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
(The) Hobo (Blues) (also: Dusty Road)
1948.09.00?/1949.02.18 -- Detroit MI - B 7008B Modern 20-663, Crown 5157, on: The Blues (released 1960) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
1959.01.22 -- Chicago IL - 59-1071 Vee Jay 331, Vee Jay 1007, on: I'm John Lee Hooker (released 1959) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
1960.06.25 -- Newport RI - 60-1622 Vee Jay 1033, on: The Folk Lore Of John Lee Hooker (released 1961) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Bill Lee (b)
1973.00.00 -- ? - Arti Faxt 12012, on: Live In Concert (released 1997) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), unknown (p,b,d)
1976.02.06 -- NYC - MMG 64005, on: Alone (Live in New York) Volume Two (released ?) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
1979.00.00? -- ? - L'Escargot 398, on soundtrack: The Black Way (released 1979)
Hold It
1971.08.14/15 -- San Francisco CA - Bluesway 6052, on: Live At Kabuki Wuki (released 1973) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Robert Hooker (org), Cliff Coulter (kbds), Mel Brown, Luther Tucker, Benny Rowe, Paul Wood (g), Gino Skaggs (b), Ken Swank (d)
Hold On Baby
1969.05.29 -- Los Angeles CA - 70036A Bluesway unissued, MCA 10760, on: John Lee Hooker: Urban Blues (released 1993) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Earl Hooker (g), Jeff Carp (h), Johnny "Big Moose" Walker (org,p), Gino Skaggs (b), Roosevelt Shaw (d)
Homework
1974.05.14 -- Los Angeles CA - ABC 838, on: Free Beer And Chicken (released 1974) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Cliffor Coulter (synth), Howard Roberts, Wa-Wa Watson (Melvin Ragin) (g), Jimmy Lloyd Rea? (b), Ron Beck (d)
1992.04.01 -- San Francisco CA - Pointblank, CD single - John Lee Hooker (v,g)...
Hoogie Boogie
1949.00.00 -- Detroit MI - B 7036B Modern 20-663, Crown 5157, on: The Blues (released 1960) - John Lee Hooker (g)
The Hookers (If You Miss 'Im ... I Got 'Im)
1969.05.29 -- Los Angeles CA - 70033 Bluesway 6038, on: If You Miss 'Im... I Got 'Im (released 1970) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Earl Hooker (g), Jeff Carp (h), Johnny "Big Moose" Walker (org,p), Gino Skaggs (b), Roosevelt Shaw (d)
Hooker's Shuffle
1973.00.00 -- ? - Arti Faxt 12012, on: Live In Concert (released 1997) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), unknown (p,b,d)
Hook's Boogie (I Ain't Got Nobody)
1953.07.00 -- Cincinnati OH (or Miami FL) - A 5626 Atco 151, on: Don't Turn Me From Your Door (released 1963) - John Lee Booker (g)
Hot Spring Water I,II
1967.11.27 -- Chicago IL - 14390, 14391 Bluesway 6012, on: Urban Blues (released 1967) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Louis Myers (h), Eddie Kirkland (g), Eddie Taylor (b), Al Duncan (d)
House Of Blue Lights
1978.00.00 -- Venice CA - Rhino 801, on: Hooker 'N Heat (Live At the Fox Venice Theatre) (released 1981) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Canned Heat (Bob Hite (v,h), Fito de la Parra (d), Richard Hite (b), Chris Morgan (g), Mark Syker (g,v)), Ronnie Barron (p), Chambers Brothers (v)
House Rent (Blues) Boogie --> see also: John (Lee's) L's House Rent Boogie
1950.10.00? -- Detroit MI - Staff 710 - Johnny Williams (v,g)
1958.06.10/1959/1960? -- Chicago IL - Charly 1004, on: This Is Hip (released 1980) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Frankie Bradford (p)?, Everett McCrary? (b), Richard Johnson? (d)
1966.05.00 -- Chicago IL - U 14778 Chess 9329, on: More Real Folk Blues (released 1991) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Eddie Burns (g), Fred Below (d), Lafayette Leake (p)
1970.11.12 -- San Francisco CA - ABC 720, on: Endless Boogie (released 1971) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Dave Berger (h), Mark Naftalin (p), Steve Miller, Dan Alexander (g), Gino Skaggs (b), Ken Swank (d)
1986.04.30 -- Manchester NY - Paradise 1060, on: John Lee Hooker & The Nighthawks: The Night Of the Hook (released 1986) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), The Nighthawks (Mark Wenner (v,h), Jim Thackery (v,g), Jan Zukowsky (v,b), Pete Ragusa (d)), Robert Cray (g), Elvin Bishop (g)
How Can You Do It (also: I Work For Her Every Day and Baby How Can You Do It? and Johnny Lee's Mood (Original One Voice) and Two Voiced Original Mood)
1951.08.07/09.00? -- Detroit MI - MM 1635 Modern 835, Crown 5353, on: The Great John Lee Hooker (released 1963). alt. tk. United Artists 5512, on: Coast to Coast Blues Band (Any Time, Any Place, Anywhere. Although) (released 1971). alt. tk. United Artists 127, on: John Lee Hooker's Detroit (released 1974) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Eddie Kirkland (g)
1959.04.20 -- Detroit MI - Riverside 008, on: Burning Hell (released 1964) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
1962.11.00 -- San Francisco CA - Fantasy CD 7714, on: Live At Sugar Hill-Vol. 2 (released 2002) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
Howlin' Wolf (also: I'm A Howling Wolf)
1948.09/1949.02.18? -- Detroit MI - B 7011 Modern 20-730, Crown 5353, on: The Great John Lee Hooker (released 1963) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
1972.05.16/17 -- Los Angeles CA - Verve, on: Lightnin' Hopkins: It's A Sin To Be Rich (released 1993) - Lightnin' Hopkins (v,g,p), John Lee Hooker (v,g), Mel Brown (g,el p,p)...
How Long Blues (Leroy Carr, Mayo Williams)
1949.10.18/1951.10.18? -- Detroit MI - Flyright 57, on: The Unknown John Lee Hooker (released 2000), Eagle 279, on: Jack O' Diamonds (released 2004) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
1959.04.00 -- Detroit MI - Riverside 838, on: The Country Blues of John Lee Hooker (released 1959?) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
1959.00.00? -- Newark, NJ - Muse 5205, on: Sittin' Here Thinkin' (released 1979) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), unknown (b,d)
How Long Can This Go On --> see: Deep Down In My Heart
How Long Must I Be Your Slave
1951.03.00? -- Detroit MI or Philadelphia PA - Gotham unissued, Krazy Kat 816, on: Detroit Blues (released 1987) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
How Many More Years
1959.00.00? -- Newark, NJ - Muse 5205, on: Sittin' Here Thinkin' (released 1979) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), unknown (b,d)
How Many More You Gonna Dog Me 'Round
1971.09.27/28 -- San Francisco CA - ABC 768, on: Born In Mississippi, Raised Up In Tennessee (released 1973) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Oscar Brashear (fgh), George Bohanon (tb), John Klemmer (ts), Don Menza (bs), Robert Hooker (el-p), Steve Miller (p), Cliff Coulter (melodica,g), Luther Tucker (g), Gino Skaggs (b), Ken Swank (d)
Huckle Up Baby
1949.12/1950.01/02.27? -- Detroit MI - B 8014 Sensation 26, Advent 2801, on: John Lee Hooker and His Guitar (released (1966), Specialty 2125, on: Alone (released 1970) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
Hug And Squeeze (You) (also: I Love You Baby)
1954/1955 -- Detroit MI - MM 2216 Modern 966, Crown 5232 (+ alt. tk.), on: John Lee Hooker Sings the Blues (released 1962) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Johnny Hooks, Otis Finch (ts), Bob Thurman (p), Eddie Kirkland (g), unknown (b), Tom Whitehead (d)
Hummin' the Blues --> see: Whistlin' And Moaning Blues

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I Ain't Gonna Suffer no More
1992.04.00 -- San Francisco CA - Pointblank 12, on: Boom Boom (released 1992) - - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Mike Osborn, Rich Kirch (g), Deacon Jones (org), Jim Guyett (b), Bowen Brown (d)
I Ain't Got Nobody --> see: Blue Monday and Hook's Boogie
I Am A Howling Wolf --> see: Howlin' Wolf
I Am the Boogie Man
1986.00.00 -- Redwood City CA - Crosscut 1020, on: Michael Osborn: Cold Hearted Girl (released 1988) - John Lee Hooker (v), Mark Ford (h), Ed Reinhart (p), Michael Osborn (g), Steve Ehrmann (b), Brent Ramponi (d)
I Been Done So Wrong
1954.05.12/13 -- Detroit MI - Speciality 5013, on: Hooker, Hopkins and Hoog (released 1973) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Otis Finch (ts), Boogie Woogie Red (p), Tom Whitehead (d) or with Johnny Hooks (ts), John Griffith (p), Theophilus Roosevelt (b), Tom Whitehead (d)
I Believe I'll Go Back Home
1960.02.09 -- NYC - Riverside 321, on: That's My Story-John Lee Hooker Sings the Blues (released 1960) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Sam Jones (b), Louis Hayes (d)
I Believe I'll Lose My Mind
1959.00.00? -- Newark, NJ - Muse 5205, on: Sittin' Here Thinkin' (released 1979) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Eddie Kirkland (g), unknown (b,d)
I Bought You A Brand New Home
1959.00.00? -- Newark, NJ - Muse 5205, on: Sittin' Here Thinkin' (released 1979) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Eddie Kirkland (g), unknown (b,d)
I Came To See You Baby
1953.09.00 -- Cincinnati OH? - GV-2-113 DeLuxe 6009, Krazy Kat 200, on: Boogie Awhile (released 1990) - Johnny Lee (v,g), Eddie Kirkland (g)
I Can See You When You're Weak --> see: I See You When You're Weak
I Can't Believe
1960.03.01 -- Chicago IL - 60-1376 Vee Jay 1023, on: Travelin' (released 1960) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
I Can't Hold On (Much Longer)
1962.11.06 -- San Francisco CA - Galaxy 8205, on: Live At Sugar Hill (released 1963), Fantasy 24706, on: Boogie Chillun (released 1972). alt. tk on Fantasy CD 7714, on: Live At Sugar Hill-Vol. 2 (released 2002) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
I Can't Quit You Baby --> see: I Can't Quit You Now Blues
I Can't Quit You Now Blues (also: I Can't Quit You Baby)
1963.07.26/28 -- Newport RI - 63-3822 Vee Jay 1078, on: John Lee Hooker At Newport (released 1964) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
1966.05.00 -- Chicago IL - Chess 9329, on: More Real Folk Blues (released 1991) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Eddie Burns (g), Fred Below (d), Lafayette Leake (p)
I Can't Stand To Leave You Baby
1967.11.27 -- Chicago IL - 14385 Bluesway 6012, on: Urban Blues (released 1967) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Louis Myers (h), Eddie Kirkland (g), Eddie Taylor (b), Al Duncan (d)
I Come To You Baby --> see also: Someone To Love
1952.01.00? -- Detroit MI - United Artists 127, on: John Lee Hooker's Detroit (released 1974) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Bernie Besman (org)
(I Cover the) Waterfront (John Lee Hooker)
1965.05/06/11? -- London UK - Verve/Folkways 3003, on: John Lee Hooker And Seven Nights (released 1965) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Tom Parker (org), Pete Cruickshank (b), Dave Boorman (d)
1990.00.00 -- San Francisco CA - Silvertone 529, Mr. Lucky (released 1991) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Van Morrison (v,g), Booker T. Jones (org), Maurice Cridlin (b), Scott Matthews (d)
I Cried the Hole Night Long --> see: Roll 'N Roll
I Did Everything --> see: Anybody Seen My Baby
I Didn't Know
1983.00.00 -- Vancouver CAN - Pausa 7197, on: Jealous (released 1986) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Deacon Jones (org), Mike Osborn (g), Larry Hamilton (b), Tim Richards (d)
late 80s/early 90s -- Cleveland OH - Blue Knight 011, on: Hook, Line And Sinker (released 1993) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
I Do Like I Please
1954.05.12/13 -- Detroit MI - Speciality 5013, on: Hooker, Hopkins and Hoog (released 1973) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Otis Finch (ts), Boogie Woogie Red (p), Tom Whitehead (d) or with Johnny Hooks (ts), John Griffith (p), Theophilus Roosevelt (b), Tom Whitehead (d)
I Don't Be Welcome Here --> see: Do My Baby Think of Me
I Don't Care When You Go
1969.05.29 -- Los Angeles CA - 70030 Bluesway 6038, on: If You Miss 'Im... I Got 'Im (released 1970) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Earl Hooker (g), Jeff Carp (h), Johnny "Big Moose" Walker (org,p), Gino Skaggs (b), Roosevelt Shaw (d)
I Don't Need No Steam Heat
1970.11.12 -- San Francisco CA - ABC 720, on: Endless Boogie (released 1971) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Mark Naftalin (p), Cliff Coulter (b), John Turk (p), Steve Miller (g), Gino Skaggs (b), Reno Lanzara (d)
I Don't Wanna Go To Vietnam
1968.09.17 -- NYC - 15381 Bluesway 61023, Bluesway 6023, on: Simply the Truth (released 1968) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Hele Rosenthal (h), Ernie Hayes (org,p), Wally Richardson (g), William Folwell (b), Bernard Purdie (d)
I Don't Want No Trouble
1966.08.20/30? -- NYC - Bluesway 6002, on: Live At Cafe Au-Go-Go (released 1967) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Otis Spann (p), Muddy Waters, Sammy Lawhorn, Luther Johnson (g), Mac Arnold (b), Francis Clay (d)
I Don't Want No Woman, If Her Hair Ain't Longer Than Mine
1959.04.20 -- Detroit MI - Riverside 008, on: Burning Hell (released 1964) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
I Don't Want Your Money
1952.04.24/05.00? -- Detroit MI - 9544 Chess 1454, on: John Lee Hooker Plays And Sings the Blues (released 1961) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
I Eat Haevy Metal (Pete Townshend)
1989.09.00 -- London UK - Virgin 209932, on: The Iron Man: The Musical by Pete Townshend (released 1989) - John Lee Hooker (v), John "Rabbit" Bundrick (p), Pete Townshend (g), Chuco Merchan (b), Simon Phillips (d), Pat Halling (strings), Gina Foster, Derek Green, Janice Hoyte, Ruby James, Julian Littman, Raymond Simpson, Michael Nicholis, Earnestine Pearce, The Children of St. Stevens & Orleans School (v)
I Feel Good (John Lee Hooker)
1969.10/11? -- Paris F - Carson 1662, Carson 3662, on: I Feel Good (released 1969), Jewel 5005, on: I Feel Good (released 1971) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Lowell Fulson (g), Carey Bell (b), S.P. Leary (d)
1971.04.15 -- NYC - Ruf 1146, on: Canned Heat: The Boogie House Tapes Vol.3 (released 2008) - Canned Heat (Bob Hite, Henry Vestine, Antonio de la Barreda, Fito de la Parra), John Lee Hooker (v,g)
I Forgot To Pull My Shoes Off
1972.05.16/17 -- Los Angeles CA - Verve, on: Lightnin' Hopkins: It's A Sin To Be Rich (released 1993) - Lightnin' Hopkins (v,g,p), John Lee Hooker (v,g), Mel Brown (g,el p,p)...
If You Got A Dollar
1971.08.14/15 -- San Francisco CA - Bluesway 6052, on: Live At Kabuki Wuki (released 1973) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Robert Hooker (org), Cliff Coulter (kbds), Mel Brown, Luther Tucker, Benny Rowe, Paul Wood (g), Gino Skaggs (b), Ken Swank (d)
If You Need My Lovin' Baby --> see: Grinder Man
If You Take Care Of Me, I'll Take Care Of You
1969.05.29 -- Los Angeles CA - 70028 Bluesway 6038, on: If You Miss 'Im... I Got 'Im (released 1970) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Earl Hooker (g), Jeff Carp (h), Johnny "Big Moose" Walker (org,p), Gino Skaggs (b), Roosevelt Shaw (d)
If You've Never Been In Love (John Lee Hooker)
1994.00.00? -- San Francisco CA - Pointblank 22, on: Chill Out (released 1995) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Roy Rogers (g)
(I Got) A Good 'Un
1970.11.11 -- San Francisco CA - ABC 720, on: Endless Boogie (released 1971) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Cliff Coulter (el p), Steve Miller (g), Gino Skaggs (b), Billy Ingram (d)
I Got A Letter (This Morning)
1961.00.00 -- Chicago IL - 61-2208 Vee Jay 1043, on: Burnin' (released 1962) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Hank Cosby (ts), Andrew "Mike" Terry (bs), Joe Hunter (p), Larry Veeder (g), James Jamerson (b), Benny Benjamin (d)
I Got Drunk --> see: Cold Chills
I Got Eyes For You (also: Yes, Baby, Baby)
1952.05.22 -- Detroit MI - MM 1858 Modern 876, Crown 5353, on: The Great John Lee Hooker (released 1963) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), "Little" Eddie Kirkland (g)
I Got My Eyes On You
1970.05.00 -- Los Angeles CA - Liberty 35002, on: Hooker 'N Heat (released 1971) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Alan Wilson (h,g)
I Gotta Be Comin' Back --> see: Boogie Chillen #2
I Gotta Go To Vietnam
1969.05.29 -- Los Angeles CA - 70032A Bluesway unissued, MCA 10760, on: John Lee Hooker: Urban Blues (released 1993) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Earl Hooker (g), Jeff Carp (h), Johnny "Big Moose" Walker (org,p), Gino Skaggs (b), Roosevelt Shaw (d)
I Got the Key (To the Highway) --> see: Key To the Highway
I Had A Dream
1949.00.00 -- Detroit MI - alt. tk. United Artists 127, on: John Lee Hooker's Detroit (released 1974) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Andrew Dunham (g)
I Had A Dream Last Night
1969.11.30 -- Pau F - Black & Blue 333023, on: Get Back Home In the USA - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
I Had A Friend
1963.00.00 -- Chicago IL - 63-3105 Vee Jay unissued - John Lee Hooker (v,g), unknown (d)
I Had A Good Girl --> see: Don't Trust Nobody
I Hate the Day I Was Born
1973.00.00 -- ? - Arti Faxt 12012, on: Live In Concert (released 1997) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), unknown (p,b,d)
I Just Don't Know
1961.00.00 -- Miami FL - Stax 2013, on: That's Where It's At (released 1969) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Earl ? (b)
I Keep the Blues
1954.05.12/13 -- Detroit MI - Speciality 7035, on: Everybody's Blues (released 1993) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Tom Whitehead (d) or with Johnny Hooks (ts), John Griffith (p), Theophilus Roosevelt (b), Tom Whitehead (d)
I Lay Down (Ali D'Oro) (Luciano Luisi)
2001.00.00? -- ? - Universal, on: Zucchero: Shake (released 2001) - Zucchero, John Lee Hooker...
I Left My Baby
1961.01.04 -- Chicago IL - 61-1718 Charly 1081, on: Solid Sender (released 1981) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Lefty Bates (g), Jimmy Reed (h), Quinn Wilson (b), Earl Phillips (d)
I Like To See You Walk (see also: I Love To See You Walking)
1960.04.26 -- NYC - 2199 Vee Jay 1033, on: The Folk Lore Of John Lee Hooker (released 1961) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
I'll Know Tonight
1960.03.01 -- Chicago IL - 60-1375 Vee Jay 1023, on: Travelin' (released 1960) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Lefty Bates (g), Sylvester Hickman (b), Jimmy Turner (d)
I'll Never Get Out Of These Blues Alive (John Lee Hooker)
1966.08.20/30? -- NYC - Bluesway 6002, on: Live At Cafe Au-Go-Go (released 1967) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Otis Spann (p), Muddy Waters, Sammy Lawhorn, Luther Johnson (g), Mac Arnold (b), Francis Clay (d)
1976.02.06 -- NYC - Labor 4, on: Alone Volume 1 (released 1980) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
1978.08.26 -- Telluride CO - Lunar #2 L2S 2008, on: Live in 1978 (released 1979)
I'll Never Trust Your Love Again
1966.05.00 -- Chicago IL - U 14770 Chess 1508, on: The Real Folk Blues (released 1966) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Eddie Burns (g), unknown (org,g,b,d)
I Looked Into My Mirror
1965.05.00 -- London UK - soundtrack EBB - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
I Love Her
1962.01.28 -- Chicago IL - 62-2800 Vee Jay 1058, on: The Big Soul Of John Lee Hooker (released 1963) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), unknown (p,g,b,d), The Vandellas or Marlene Barrow, Louvain Demps, Jackie Hicks, Mary Wilson (The Andantes?) (v)
I Love No One But My Baby
1962.11.06 -- San Francisco CA - Fantasy CD 7714, on: Live At Sugar Hill-Vol. 2 (released 2002) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
I Love To Boogie
1949.00.00 -- Detroit MI - U 1948 Chance 1110, Advent 2801, on: John Lee Hooker and His Guitar (released (1966), alt. tk. Krazy Kat 200, on: Boogie Awhile (released 1990) - John Lee Booker (v,g)
I Love To See You Walking (I Like To See You Walk)
1962.11.00 -- San Francisco CA - Galaxy 8205, on: Live At Sugar Hill (released 1963), Fantasy 24706, on: Boogie Chillun (released 1972) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
I Love You Baby --> see: Hug And Squeeze (You)
I Love You Honey (Freddie A. Williams)
1958.06.10 -- Chicago IL - 58-927 Vee Jay 293, Vee Jay 1007, on: I'm John Lee Hooker (released 1959) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Joe Hunter (p), Eddie Taylor (g), Everett McCrary (b), Richard Johnson (d)
1996.04/09 -- Sausalito CA - Pointblank 39, on: Don't Look Back (released 1997) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Van Morrison (v,g), Danny Caron (g), Charles Brown (org,p), Ruth Davies (b), Kevin Hayes (d)
I'm A Boogie Man
1953.09.00 -- Cincinnati OH? - GV-2-114 DeLuxe 6009, Krazy Kat 200, on: Boogie Awhile (released 1990) - Johnny Lee (v,g), Eddie Kirkland (g)
I'm A Stranger
1960.03.01 -- Chicago IL - 60-1383 Vee Jay 1023, on: Travelin' (released 1960) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Lefty Bates (g), Sylvester Hickman (b), Jimmy Turner (d)
I'm Bad Like Jesse James
1966.08.20/30 -- NYC - Bluesway 6002, on: Live At Cafe Au-Go-Go (released 1967) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Otis Spann (p), Muddy Waters, Sammy Lawhorn, Luther Johnson (g), Mac Arnold (b), Francis Clay (d)
1978.08.26 -- Telluride CO - Lunar #2 L2S 2008, on: Live in 1978 (released 1979)
1992.00.00? -- San Francisco CA - Pointblank 12, on: Boom Boom (released 1992) - John Lee Hooker (v,g
I Met the Grindin' Man --> see: Grinder Man
I'm Going Away --> see: Women In My Life
I'm Going Upstairs
1961.01.04 -- Chicago IL - 61-1717 Vee Jay 397, Vee Jay 1033, on: The Folk Lore Of John Lee Hooker (released 1961) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Lefty Bates (g), Quinn Wilson (b), Earl Phillips (d)
1969.11.30 -- Pau F - Black & Blue 333.023, on: Get Back Home (released 1988) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
I'm Goin' Home
1958.06.10/1959/1960? -- Chicago IL - Vee Jay unissued, Instant 5009, on: The Boogie Man (released 1989) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Frankie Bradford (p)?, Everett McCrary? (b), Richard Johnson? (d)
I'm Gonna Keep On Walking
1962.11.00 -- San Francisco CA - Galaxy 8205, on: Live At Sugar Hill (released 1963), Fantasy 24706, on: Boogie Chillun (released 1972) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
I'm Gonna Kill That Woman
1949.08.00? -- Detroit MI - K-5774 King 4323, Audio Lab 1520, on: John Lee Hooker and Sticks McGee-Highway of Blues (released 1959) - Texas Slim (John Lee Hooker) (v,g)
I'm Gonna Love You
1958.06.10 -- Chicago IL - 58-930 unissued - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Frankie Bradford (p), Everett McCrary (b), Richard Johnson (d)
I'm Gonna Whip Ya Baby --> see: Mad With You Baby
I'm In the Mood (Three Voice Original Mood)
1951.08.07/09.00? -- Detroit MI - MM 1636 Modern 835, Crown 5157, on: The Blues (released 1960) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Eddie Kirkland (g) -

1959.01.22 -- Chicago IL - 59-1069 Vee Jay 308, Vee Jay 1007, on: I'm John Lee Hooker (released 1959) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Eddie Taylor (g)
1988.03.00 -- San Francisco CA - Chameleon 74808, on: The Healer (released 1989) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Bonnie Raitt (v,g), Roy Rogers (g), Scott Matthews (d)
1990.02.24 -- Los Angeles CA - Rhino 70572, on: The Ultimate Collection: 1948-1990 (released 1991) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Bonnie Raitt (v,g), Roy Rogers (g)
1990.03.17 -- San Francisco CA - Blue Knight 011, on: Hook, Line And Sinker (released 1993) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Bonnie Raitt (v,g)
1990.07.11 -- Montreux Switzerland - Swingin' Pig 167, on: The Montreux Album (released 1994) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), The Coast To Coast Blues Band (Deacon Jones (kbds), Michael Osborn, Richard Kirsh (g), James Guyett (b), Bowen Brown (d))
I'm In the Mood (I'm In A Mood For Love)
1992.01.06? -- Mill Valley CA - Swingin' Pig 145, on: Mill Valley '92 (released 1993) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Bonnie Raitt (v,g), Roy Rogers (g), Jim Guyett (b), Bowen Brown (d)
I Miss You So (John Lee Hooker)
1976.02.06 -- NYC - Labor 4, on: Alone Volume 1 (released 1980) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
I'm Just A Drifter
1968.09.18 -- NYC - 15396 Bluesway 6023, on: Simply the Truth (released 1968) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Hele Rosenthal (h), Ernie Hayes (org,p), Wally Richardson (g), William Folwell (b), Bernard Purdie (d)
I'm Leaving
1963.00.00 -- Chicago IL - 63-3310 Vee Jay 538, Vee Jay 1066, on: On Campus (released 1966) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), unknown (p,g,b,d)
I'm Losin' You (Losing You)
1965.05/06/11? -- London UK - Verve/Folkways 3003, on: John Lee Hooker And Seven Nights (released 1965) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Tom Parker (p), Tony McPhee (g), Pete Cruickshank (b), Dave Boorman (d)
I'm Mad
1954.05.12/13 -- Detroit MI - Speciality 528 - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Otis Finch (ts), Boogie Woogie Red (p), Tom Whitehead (d) or with Johnny Hooks (ts), John Griffith (p), Theophilus Roosevelt (b), Tom Whitehead (d)
I'm Mad Again
1960.07.00? -- Detroit MI - Fortune unissued - Sir John Lee Hooker (v,g), Boogie Woogie Red (p), poss. Roy Hooker (g), Tom Whitehead (d)
1961.01.04 -- Chicago IL - 61-1720 Vee Jay 397, Vee Jay 1033, on: The Folk Lore Of John Lee Hooker (released 1961) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Lefty Bates (g), Quinn Wilson (b), Earl Phillips (d)
I'm Prison Bound
1959.04.00 -- Detroit MI - Riverside 838, on: The Country Blues of John Lee Hooker (released 1959?) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
I'm Ready
1954.00.00 -- Detroit MI - MM 2278 Modern 978 - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Otis Finch (ts), Bob Thurman (p), Eddie Kirkland (g), Tom Whitehead (d)
I'm So Excited
1957.03.01 -- Chicago IL - 57-634 Vee Jay 245, Vee Jay 1007, on: I'm John Lee Hooker (released 1959) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Eddie Taylor (g), Quinn Wilson (b), Tom Whitehead (d)
I'm So Lonely (So Lonley)
1990.07.11 -- Montreux Switzerland - Swingin' Pig 167, on: The Montreux Album (released 1994) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), The Coast To Coast Blues Band (Deacon Jones (kbds), Michael Osborn, Richard Kirsh (g), James Guyett (b), Bowen Brown (d))
I'm So Worried Baby
1956.03.27 -- Chicago IL - 56-443 Vee Jay 233 - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Eddie Taylor (g), George Washington (b), Tom Whitehead (d)
1969.11.30 -- Pau F - Black & Blue 333.023, on: Get Back Home (released 1988) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
I'm Standing In Line
1967.11.27 -- Chicago IL - 14389 Bluesway 6012, on: Urban Blues (released 1967) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Louis Myers (h), Eddie Kirkland (g), Eddie Taylor (b), Al Duncan (d)
I'm Wanderin'
1960.02.09 -- NYC - Riverside 321, on: That's My Story-John Lee Hooker Sings the Blues (released 1960) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Sam Jones (b), Louis Hayes (d)
I'm Your Crosscut Saw
1972.06.11 -- Soledad CA - ABC 761, on: Live At Soledad Prison (released 1972) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), John Lee Hooker Jr. (v), Luther Tucker, Charlie Grimes (g), Lex Silver (b), Ken Swank (d)
I Need Love So Bad
1954.00.00 -- Detroit MI - Crown 5353, on: The Great John Lee Hooker (released 1963) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Otis Finch (ts), Bob Thurman (p), Eddie Kirkland (g), Tom Whitehead (d)
1954.10.18 -- Detroit MI - Speciality 2149, on: Dark Muddy Bottom (released 1971) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
I Need Lovin' --> see: Tease Me Baby
I Need Some Money
1960.02.09 -- NYC - Riverside 438, Riverside 321, on: That's My Story-John Lee Hooker Sings the Blues (released 1960) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Sam Jones (b), Louis Hayes (d)
1962.11.00 -- San Francisco CA - Fantasy 24706, on: Boogie Chillun (released 1972) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
In the Evenin' When the Sun Goes Down
1949.10.18/1951.08.00? -- Detroit MI - Flyright 57, on: The Unknown John Lee Hooker (released 2000), Eagle 279, on: Jack O' Diamonds (released 2004) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
In the Mood
1966.05.00 -- Chicago IL - U 14771 Chess 1965, Chess 1508, on: The Real Folk Blues (released 1966) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Eddie Burns (g), unknown (d)
Introducing the Blues
1986.04.30 -- Manchester NY - Paradise 1060, on: John Lee Hooker & The Nighthawks: The Night Of the Hook (released 1986) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), The Nighthawks (Mark Wenner (v,h), Jim Thackery (v,g), Jan Zukowsky (v,b), Pete Ragusa (d)), Robert Cray (g), Elvin Bishop (g)
I Put My Trust In You
1966.05.00 -- Chicago IL - U 14764 Chess 1508, on: The Real Folk Blues (released 1966) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Eddie Burns (g), unknown (p,g,b,d)
I Rolled And Turned And Cried the Hole Night Long
1959.04.20 -- Detroit MI - Riverside 008, on: Burning Hell (released 1964) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
I Rowed A Little Boat
1959.04.00 -- Detroit MI - Riverside 838, on: The Country Blues of John Lee Hooker (released 1959?) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
I Rule My Den
1948.09/1949.02.18? -- Detroit MI - alt. tk. United Artists 127, on: John Lee Hooker's Detroit (released 1974) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
I See You When You're Weak (also: I Can See You When You're Weak)
1957.03.01 -- Chicago IL - 57-635 Vee Jay 245, Vee Jay 1007, on: I'm John Lee Hooker (released 1959) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Eddie Taylor (g), Quinn Wilson (b), Tom Whitehead (d)
I Should Have Known
1992.00.00 -- CA - Nile Lotus 4983, on: Deacon Jones: Makin' Blues History (released 2002) - John Lee Hooker (v), Ed Farly (tb), Kenny Baker (ts), Dr. John (p), Deacon Jones (org), Joe Louis Walker, R. Zacj Wagner (g), Gary Novak (b), Don Welty (d)
It Hurts Me So
1952.05.22 -- Detroit MI - MM 1857 Modern 876, Crown 5353, on: The Great John Lee Hooker (released 1963) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), "Little" Eddie Kirkland (v,g), unknown (org)
It Hurts Me Too
1978.00.00 -- Venice CA - Rhino 801, on: Hooker 'N Heat (Live At the Fox Venice Theatre) (released 1981) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Canned Heat (Bob Hite (v,h), Fito de la Parra (d), Richard Hite (b), Chris Morgan (g), Mark Syker (g,v)), Ronnie Barron (p), Chambers Brothers (v)
I Tried Hard
1952.12.03 -- Detroit MI - MM 1928 Modern 935 - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Johnny Hooks (ts), Boogie Woogie Red (p), Jimmy Turner (d)
(It's A) Crazy Mixed Up World
1965.05/06/11? -- London UK - Verve/Folkways 3003, on: John Lee Hooker And Seven Nights (released 1965) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Tom Parker (p), Tony McPhee (g), Pete Cruickshank (b), Dave Boorman (d)
It's A Crime And A Shame --> see: Give Me Your Phone Number
It's A Sin To Be Rich, It's A Low-Down Shame To Be Poor
1972.05.16/17 -- Los Angeles CA - Verve, on: Lightnin' Hopkins: It's A Sin To Be Rich (released 1993) - Lightnin' Hopkins (v,g,p), John Lee Hooker (v,g), Mel Brown (g,el p,p)...
It's Been A Long Time Baby
1952.12.03 -- Detroit MI - MM 1928 Modern 897 - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Johnny Hooks (ts), Boogie Woogie Red (p), Jimmy Turner (d)
(It) Serve(s) Me Right (To Suffer) (John Lee Hooker)
1964.00.00 -- Chicago IL - 64-4429 Vee Jay 708, Dynasty 7301, on: John Lee Hooker In Person (released 1974) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), unknown (g,b,d)
1969.00.00? -- ? - LRC 2-9077, on: Chicago Blues Band (released 1996) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Chicago Blues Band (Sunnyland Slim (p), Johnny Shines (g), Willie Dixon (b), Clifton James (d))
1972.06.11 -- Soledad CA - ABC 761, on: Live At Soledad Prison (released 1972) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Luther Tucker, Charlie Grimes (g), Lex Silver (b), Ken Swank (d)
1977.05.05 -- Montreal CAN - Just A Memory 0001, on: The Rising Sun Collection (released 1994) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), John Garcia (g), Steve Jones (b), Larry "Wildman" Martin (d)
1977.10.00 -- Chicago IL - Tomato 2696141, on: Albert King, John Lee Hooker: I'll Play the Blues For You (released 1989) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), John Garcia Jr. (g), Mike Milwood (b), Larry Martin (d)
1981.00.00 -- Venice CA - Rhino 801, on: Hooker 'N Heat (Live At the Fox Venice Theatre) (released 1981) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Canned Heat (Bob Hite (v,h), Fito de la Parra (d), Richard Hite (b), Chris Morgan (g), Mark Syker (g,v)), Ronnie Barron (p), Chambers Brothers (v)
late 80s/early 90s -- Cleveland OH - Blue Knight 011, on: Hook, Line And Sinker (released 1993) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
1990.07.11 -- Montreux Switzerland - Swingin' Pig 167, on: The Montreux Album (released 1994) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), The Coast To Coast Blues Band (Deacon Jones (kbds), Michael Osborn, Richard Kirsh (g), James Guyett (b), Bowen Brown (d))
1996-2001 -- CA - Eagle 20023, on: Face To Face (released 2003) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Dickey Betts, Robert Young (g), Joe Thomas (b), Kevin Hayes (d)
It Serve(s) You Right To Suffer (John Lee Hooker)
1965.11.23 -- NYC - Impulse 9103, on: It Serve You Right To Suffer (released 1966) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Barry Galbraight (g), Milt Hinton (b), David "Panama" Francis (d)
1976.06.18 -- Cologne GER - Ornament 7.104, on: Live And Well (released 1978) - John Lee Hooker (v,g) and the Coast to Coast Blues Band feat. Jim Kahr (g)
1978.08.26 -- Telluride CO - Lunar #2 L2S 2008, on: Live in 1978 (released 1979)
It's My Fault --> see: It's My Own Fault
It's My Own Fault (also: Baby, I Prove My Love To You and It's My Fault)
1952.00.00 -- Detroit MI - U 7597 Chess 1562, Chess 1438, on: House Of the Blues (released 1960) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Bob Thurman (p)
It's Raining Here (Storming On the Deep Blue Sea)
1965.05/06/11? -- London UK - Verve/Folkways 3003, on: John Lee Hooker And Seven Nights (released 1965) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Tom Parker (p), Tony McPhee (g), Pete Cruickshank (b), Dave Boorman (d)
It's Stormin' And Rainin'
1952.00.00 -- Detroit MI - MM 1929 Modern 897 - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Eddie Kirkland (g)
It's Time For Lovin To Be Done
1952.00.00 -- Detroit MI - MM-1872 RPM 367, Kent 9006, on: Detroit Blues, Anthology of the Blues Series (released 1969) - "Little Eddie" Kirkland (v,g), John Lee Hooker (v,g)
It's You I Love, Baby
1962.11.00 -- San Francisco CA - Galaxy 8205, on: Live At Sugar Hill (released 1963), Fantasy 24706, on: Boogie Chillun (released 1972) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
I Wanna Be Your Puppy, Baby
1969.05.29 -- Los Angeles CA - 70034 Bluesway 6038, on: If You Miss 'Im... I Got 'Im (released 1970) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Earl Hooker (g), Jeff Carp (h), Johnny "Big Moose" Walker (org,p), Gino Skaggs (b), Roosevelt Shaw (d)
I Wanna Bugaloo
1968.09.18 -- NYC - 15394 Bluesway 6023, on: Simply the Truth (released 1968) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Hele Rosenthal (h), Ernie Hayes (org,p), Wally Richardson (g), William Folwell (b), Bernard Purdie (d)
I Wanna Dance All Night
1969.10/11? -- Paris F - America 6101, on: I Wanna Dance All Night (released 1977) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Lowell Fulson (g), Carey Bell (b), S.P. Leary (d)
I Wanna Ramble
1969.11.30 -- Pau F - Black & Blue 333.023, on: Get Back Home (released 1988) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
I Wanna Walk (I Want To Talk)
1960.03.01 -- Chicago IL - 60-1373 Vee Jay 1023, on: Travelin' (released 1960) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Lefty Bates (g), Sylvester Hickman (b), Jimmy Turner (d)
1960.07.03 -- Newport RI - Charly DIG 5, on: The Boogie Man (released 1994) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), James Cotton (h), Otis Spann (p), Pat Hare (g), Andrew Stephens (b), Francis Clay (d)
I Want To Get Married
1962.11.00 -- San Francisco CA - Fantasy 24706, on: Boogie Chillun (released 1972) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
I Want To Hug You (or You Gimme So Much Trouble)
1963.00.00 -- Chicago IL - 63-3309 Vee Jay 1066, on: On Campus (released 1966) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), unknown (s,p,g,b,d), The Vandellas? (v)
1991.05.00 -- San Francisco CA - Silvertone 519, Mr. Lucky (released 1991) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Johnnie Johnson (p), Michael Osborn (g), Steve Ehrmann (b), Scott Matthews (d)
1992.01.06? -- Mill Valley CA - Swingin' Pig 145, on: Mill Valley '92 (released 1993) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Johnny Johnson (p), Jim Guyett (b), Bowen Brown (d)
I Want To Ramble
1963.00.00 -- Chicago IL - 63-3110 Vee Jay 1066, on: On Campus (released 1966) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), unknown (d)
I Want To Shout
1963.00.00 -- Chicago IL - 63-3307 Vee Jay 1066, on: On Campus (released 1966) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), unknown (s,p,g,b,d), The Vandellas? (v)
I Want To Talk About You
1960.02.09 -- NYC - Riverside 321, on: That's My Story-John Lee Hooker Sings the Blues (released 1960) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Sam Jones (b), Louis Hayes (d)
I Want You To Roll Me
1977.09.00 -- Palo Alto CA - Tomato 7009, on: The Cream (released 1978) - John Lee Hooker (g,v), Ron Thompson (g), John Garcia (g), Mike Milwood (bg), Larry Martin (d), Pete Karnes (h), Ken Swank (d), Charlie Musselwhite (h)
I Was Beggin' My Baby --> see: Wednesday Evening (Blues)
I Was Standing By the Wayside
1962.11.00 -- San Francisco CA - Galaxy 8205, on: Live At Sugar Hill (released 1963), Fantasy 24706, on: Boogie Chillun (released 1972) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
I Went Upstairs
1965.05.00 -- London UK - soundtrack EBB - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
I Will Get Out Of These Blues Alive
1979.00.00? -- ? - L'Escargot 398, on soundtrack: The Black Way (released 1979)
I Wish You Could Change Your Ways --> see: Tired of Being You Doggie
I Wish You Were Here
1960.07.03 -- Newport RI - Charly DIG 5, on: The Boogie Man (released 1994) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), James Cotton (h), Otis Spann (p), Pat Hare (g), Andrew Stephens (b), Francis Clay (d)
I Wonder
1949.10.18/1951.08.00? -- Detroit MI - Flyright 57, on: The Unknown John Lee Hooker (released 2000), Eagle 279, on: Jack O' Diamonds (released 2004) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
I Wonder Little Darling
1953/1954.02.06? -- Detroit MI - MM 2088 Modern 931 - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Eddie Kirkland (g)
I Wonder Why
1971.08.14/15 -- San Francisco CA - Bluesway 6052, on: Live At Kabuki Wuki (released 1973) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Robert Hooker (org), Cliff Coulter (kbds), Mel Brown, Luther Tucker, Benny Rowe, Paul Wood (g), Gino Skaggs (b), Ken Swank (d)
I Won't Be Back No More --> see: T.B.
I Work For Her Every Day --> see: How Can You Do It

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Jack O' Diamonds
1949.10.18/1951.08.00? -- Detroit MI - Flyright 57, on: The Unknown John Lee Hooker (released 2000), Eagle 279, on: Jack O' Diamonds (released 2004) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
Jackson, Tennessee
1959.04.20 -- Detroit MI - Riverside 008, on: Burning Hell (released 1964) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
Jailhouse Blues
1951.03.00? -- Detroit MI or Philadelphia PA - Gotham unissued - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
Jealous
1983.00.00 -- Vancouver CAN - Pausa 7197, on: Jealous (released 1986) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Ian Berry (horns), James Bowers (g), Robbie King (kbds), Deacon Jones (org), Mike Osborn (g), Larry Hamilton (b), Tim Richards (d), Alison Hogan (v)
Jelly Jelly
1962.11.06 -- San Francisco CA - Fantasy CD 7714, on: Live At Sugar Hill-Vol. 2 (released 2002) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
Jesse James (John Lee Hooker)
1976.02.06 -- NYC - Labor 4, on: Alone Volume 1 (released 1980) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
John Henry

1949.10.18/1951.08.00? -- Detroit MI - Flyright 57, on: The Unknown John Lee Hooker (released 2000), Eagle 279, on: Jack O' Diamonds (released 2004) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
Johnny Lee And the Thing --> see: Shake It Up And Go
John (Lee's) L's House Rent Boogie (also: House Rent Boogie and Out the Door I Went)
1950.11.16 -- Detroit MI - B 9001 Modern 814, Crown 5157, on: The Blues (released 1960) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
Johnny Lee's Mood (Original One Voice) --> see: How Can You Do It
Johnny Lee's Original Boogie
1948.09/11? -- Detroit MI - alt. tk., United Artists 127, on: John Lee Hooker's Detroit (released 1974) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
Johnny Says Come Back --> see: Anybody Seen My Baby
The Journey (also: Sentimental Journey)
1952.04.24/05.00? -- Detroit MI - 9546 Chess 1454, on: John Lee Hooker Plays And Sings the Blues (released 1961) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
Juke Bug
1952.00.00? -- Detroit MI - Fortune 3002, on: Big Maceo Merriweather and John Lee Hooker (released 1963) - John Lee Hooker (g), Bob Thurman (p)
Jump Chillun --> see: Boogie Chillen #2
Jump Me (One More Time)
1953/1954.02.06? -- Detroit MI - MM 2089 Modern 931 - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Eddie Kirkland (g)
Just Like A Woman --> see: Like A Woman --> see also: Never Satisfied
Just Me And My Telephone
1951.04.26 -- Detroit MI - Chess 1454 - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Eddie Kirkland (g)
Just Out Of Louisiana
1972.05.16/17 -- Los Angeles CA - Verve, on: Lightnin' Hopkins: It's A Sin To Be Rich (released 1993) - Lightnin' Hopkins (v,g,p), John Lee Hooker (v,g), Mel Brown (g,el p,p)...
Just You And Me
1970.05.00 -- Los Angeles CA - Liberty 35002, on: Hooker 'N Heat (released 1971) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Alan Wilson (h,g), Henry Vestine (g), Antonio de la Barreda (b), Adolfo de la Parra (d)

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Katie Mae
1972.05.16/17 -- Los Angeles CA - Verve, on: Lightnin' Hopkins: It's A Sin To Be Rich (released 1993) - Lightnin' Hopkins (v,g,p), John Lee Hooker (v,g), Mel Brown (g,el p,p)...
Keep Your Hands To Yourself --> see: She's Mine
Key To the Highway (also: I Got the Key)
1952.05.22 -- Detroit MI - MM 3013 Modern 886, Crown 5353, on: The Great John Lee Hooker (released 1963) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), "Little" Eddie Kirkland (v,g), unknown (org)
1959.04.20 -- Detroit MI - Riverside 008, on: Burning Hell (released 1964) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
1962.11.00 -- San Francisco CA - Fantasy 24706, on: Boogie Chillun (released 1972) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
Kick Hit 4 Hit Kix U (Blues For Jimi And Janis)
1970.11.11 -- San Francisco CA - 16121 ABC 11298, ABC 720, on: Endless Boogie (released 1971) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Cliff Coulter (el p), Mark Naftalin (g), Steve Miller (g), Gino Skaggs (b)
Kiddio (Brook Benton, Clyde Otis)
1994.00.00? -- San Francisco CA - Pointblank 22, on: Chill Out (released 1995) - John Lee Hooker (v), Charles Brown (p), Danny Caron (g), Ruth Davies (b), Gaylord Birch (d)
King Of the World
1965.10.08 -- Hamburg GER - Fontane 885422, on: American Folk Blues Festival '65 - Studio Session (released 1965) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Buddy Guy (g), Fred Below (d)
1971.09.27/28 -- San Francisco CA - ABC 768, on: Born In Mississippi, Raised Up In Tennessee (released 1973) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Don "Sugarcane" Harris (vl), Cliff Coulter (melodica), Robert Hooker (el-p), Luther Tucker, Mel Brown (g), Gino Skaggs (b), Ken Swank (d), Marti McCall, Bunky Williams, Oma Drake (v)
King Snake
1977.10.00 -- Chicago IL - Tomato 2696141, on: Albert King, John Lee Hooker: I'll Play the Blues For You (released 1989) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), John Garcia Jr. (g), Mike Milwood (b), Larry Martin (d)

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Landing Blues
1948.11.00? -- Detroit MI - D 1107 Savoy 5558, Savoy 2255, on: Southern Blues (Roots of Rock N' Roll) (released 1981) - Birmingham Sam (John Lee Hooker) (v,g)
Late Last Night
1949.08.00? -- Detroit MI - K-5770-3 King 4366, Audio Lab 1520, on: John Lee Hooker and Sticks McGee-Highway of Blues (released 1959) - Texas Slim (John Lee Hooker) (v,g)
(Lay Down) Little Dreamer
1965.05/06/11? -- London UK - Verve/Folkways 3003, on: John Lee Hooker And Seven Nights (released 1965) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Tom Parker (p), Tony McPhee (g), Pete Cruickshank (b), Dave Boorman (d)
Lead Me
1966.05.00 -- Chicago IL - U 14775 Chess 9329, on: More Real Folk Blues (released 1991) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Eddie Burns (g), Fred Below (d), Lafayette Leake (p)
Lead Me On --> see: You Can Lead Me Baby
Leave My Wife Alone
1951.04.26 -- Detroit MI - U 7331 Chess 1467, Chess 1438, on: House Of the Blues (released 1960) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
Leavin' Chicago
1948.08/09? -- Detroit MI - Krazy Kat 200, on: Boogie Awhile (released 1990) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
Left My Wife And Baby (also The Winding Highway)
1961.03.09 -- Culver City CA - Galaxy 201 (8201), on: John Lee Hooker (released 1962) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
Let's Get It
1962.11.06 -- San Francisco CA - Fantasy CD 7714, on: Live At Sugar Hill-Vol. 2 (released 2002) - John Lee Hooker (g)
Let's Go Out Tonight
1966.05.00 -- Chicago IL - U 14763 Chess 1965, Chess 1508, on: The Real Folk Blues (released 1966) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Eddie Burns (g), unknown (p,g,b,d)
Let's Make It (Baby)
1961.00.00 -- Chicago IL - 61-2210 Vee Jay 1043, on: Burnin' (released 1962) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Hank Cosby (ts), Andrew "Mike" Terry (bs), Joe Hunter (p), Larry Veeder (g), James Jamerson (b), Benny Benjamin (d)
1962.10.18 -- Hamburg GER - Polydor 46.397, on: American Folk Blues Festival (released 1962) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), T-Bone Walker (p), Willie Dixon (b), Jump Jackson (d)
1963.07.26/28 -- Newport RI - 63-3832 Vee Jay 1078, on: John Lee Hooker At Newport (released 1964) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), unknown (b)
1970.05.00 -- Los Angeles CA - Liberty 35002, on: Hooker 'N Heat (released 1971) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Alan Wilson (h), Henry Vestine (g), Antonio de la Barreda (b), Adolfo de la Parra (d)
Let's Talk (Think) It Over --> see also: One More Time
1951.08.07/1952.05.22/1954? -- Detroit MI - MM 2099 Modern 935, Crown 5295, on: Folk Blues (released 1962) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Eddie Kirkland (v,g)
Let's Work Together-Going Up To Country
1978.00.00 -- Venice CA - Rhino 801, on: Hooker 'N Heat (Live At the Fox Venice Theatre) (released 1981) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Canned Heat (Bob Hite (v,h), Fito de la Parra (d), Richard Hite (b), Chris Morgan (g), Mark Syker (g,v)), Ronnie Barron (p), Chambers Brothers (v)
Letter To My Baby
1971.09.28/29 -- San Francisco CA - ABC 736, on: Never Get Out Of These Blues Alive (released 1972) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Mark Naftalin (p), Cliff Coulter (el-p), Luther Tucker, Ray Maccarty (g), Mel Brown or John Kahn (b), Ron Beck (d)
Let Your Daddy Ride (Slow Down Your Chatter Baby)
1950.01/02.27? -- Detroit MI - B 8017 Sensation 30, United Artists 127, on: John Lee Hooker's Detroit (released 1974). alt. tk. Modern 20-790, Crown 5232, on: John Lee Hooker Sings the Blues (released 1962) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), James Watkins (p)
Lights Out
1971.00.00 -- San Francisco CA - Blue Thumb 6004, on: Lights Out: San Francisco (released 1972) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Robert Hooker (org), Neal Schon (g), Freddy Roulette (st-g), Gino Skaggs (b), Ken Swank (d)
Like A Woman
1948.11.00? -- Detroit MI - D 1111 Savoy 2255, on: Southern Blues (Roots of Rock N' Roll) (released 1981) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
A Little Bit Higher
1971.08.14/15 -- San Francisco CA - Bluesway 6052, on: Live At Kabuki Wuki (released 1973) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Robert Hooker (org), Cliff Coulter (kbds), Mel Brown, Luther Tucker, Benny Rowe, Paul Wood (g), Gino Skaggs (b), Ken Swank (d)
Little Boy Blue
1951.03.00? -- Detroit MI or Philadelphia PA - BL 3 Gotham 513 - Johnny Williams (v,g)
Little Fine Woman
1957.06.23 -- Chicago IL - 57-718 , DJM 28026, on: Dimples (released 1977) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Frankie Bradford (p), Eddie Taylor (g), Everett McCrary (b), Richard Johnson (d)
Little Girl (Go Back To School)
1965.05/06/11? -- London UK - Verve/Folkways 3003, on: John Lee Hooker And Seven Nights (released 1965) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Tom Parker (p), Tony McPhee (g), Pete Cruickshank (b), Dave Boorman (d)
1977.09.00 -- Palo Alto CA - Tomato 7009, on: The Cream (released 1978) - John Lee Hooker (g,v), Ron Thompson (g), John Garcia (g), Mike Milwood (bg), Larry Martin (d), Pete Karnes (h), Ken Swank (d), Charlie Musselwhite (h)
1978.08.26 -- Telluride CO - Lunar #2 L2S 2008, on: Live in 1978 (released 1979)
Little Miss Blues
1996.00.00 -- Berkeley CA - Blue Rock 125, on: Michael Osborn: A Background In the Blues (released 2007) - John Lee Hooker (v), Bruce Kaphan (kbds), Michael Osborn (g), Steve Hazelwood (b), Patrick Ford (d)
Little Rain
1969.11.30 -- Pau F - Black & Blue 333023, on: Get Back Home In the USA - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
Little Wheel
1957.06.23 -- Chicago IL - 57-717 Vee Jay 255, Vee Jay 1007, on: I'm John Lee Hooker (released 1959) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Frankie Bradford (p), Eddie Taylor (g), Everett McCrary (b), Richard Johnson (d)
1987.01.02 -- San Francisco CA - Ruf 1066, on: Canned Heat: Friends In the Can (released 2003) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Canned Heat (Henry Vestine (g), Larry Taylor (b), Fito de la Parra (d)), Charlie Musselwhite (h)
Locked Up In Jail
1954.05.12/13 -- Detroit MI - Speciality 5013, on: Hooker, Hopkins and Hoog (released 1973) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Tom Whitehead (d) [John Lee Hooker (v,g), Johnny Hooks (ts), John Griffith (p), Theophilus Roosevelt (b), Tom Whitehead (d)]
Lonely Blues
1956.06.07 -- Chicago IL - 56-482 Vee Jay unissued - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Otis Finch (ts), Eddie Taylor (g), George Washington (b), Tom Whitehead (d), unknown (p)
Lonely Boy Boogie (also: New Boogie)
1952.04.24/05.00? -- Detroit MI - 9550 Chess 1454, on: John Lee Hooker Plays And Sings the Blues (released 1961) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
Lonesome Mood
1969.05.29 -- Los Angeles CA - 70031 Bluesway 6038, on: If You Miss 'Im... I Got 'Im (released 1970) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Earl Hooker (g), Jeff Carp (h), Johnny "Big Moose" Walker (org,p), Gino Skaggs (b), Roosevelt Shaw (d)
Long, Long Way From Home
1948.09.00/1949.02.18? -- Detroit MI - alt. tk. United Artists 127, on: John Lee Hooker's Detroit (released 1974) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
Look At the Rain
1971.08.14/15 -- San Francisco CA - Bluesway 6052, on: Live At Kabuki Wuki (released 1973) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Robert Hooker (org), Cliff Coulter (kbds), Mel Brown, Luther Tucker, Benny Rowe, Paul Wood (g), Gino Skaggs (b), Ken Swank (d)
Lookin' For A Woman
1952/1954 -- Detroit MI - MM 2277 Modern 978, Crown 5295, on: Folk Blues (released 1962) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
Looking At My Books
1965.05.00 -- London UK - soundtrack EBB - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
Looking Back Over My Day
1969.10/11 -- Paris F - Carson 3662, on: I Feel Good (released 1969), Jewel 5005, on: I Feel Good (released 1971) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Lowell Fulson (g), Carey Bell (b), S.P. Leary (d)
Looking For My Baby
1951.03.00? -- Detroit MI or Philadelphia PA - Gotham unissued - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
Looking For Romance (Movin' On Down the Line, also: Streets Is Filled With Women)
1951.04.02 -- Detroit, MI - Kent 9006, on: Detroit Blues, Anthology of the Blues Series (released 1969). alt. tk. United Artists 5512, on: Coast to Coast Blues Band (Any Time, Any Place, Anywhere. Although) (released 1971) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Eddie Kirkland (g)
Lord, I'm Mad
1965.05.00 -- London UK - soundtrack EBB - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
Lord What More Can I Do? --> see: Strike Blues
Lorelei (Like A Siren In the Sea?)
1965.05.00 -- London UK - soundtrack EBB - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
Lost A Good Girl
1961.00.00 -- Chicago IL - 61-2206 Vee Jay 1043, on: Burnin' (released 1962) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Hank Cosby (ts), Andrew "Mike" Terry (bs), Joe Hunter (p), Larry Veeder (g), James Jamerson (b), Benny Benjamin (d)
Lost My Job (also Tell You A Story) (Hooker, Besman)
1961.03.09 -- Culver City CA - B 6102-3 Lauren 362, Galaxy 201 (8201), on: John Lee Hooker (released 1962) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
Lou Della
1958.06.10/1959/1960? -- Chicago IL - Vee Jay unissued, Instant 5009, on: The Boogie Man (released 1989) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Frankie Bradford (p)?, Everett McCrary? (b), Richard Johnson? (d)
Louise
1951.04.26 -- Detroit MI - U 7326 Chess 1482, Chess 1438, on: House Of the Blues (released 1960) - John Lee Booker (v,g), Eddie Kirkland (g)
1977.09.00 -- Palo Alto CA - Tomato 7009, on: The Cream (released 1978) - John Lee Hooker (g,v), Ron Thompson (g), John Garcia (g), Mike Milwood (bg), Larry Martin (d), Pete Karnes (h), Ken Swank (d), Charlie Musselwhite (h)
Louisiana Blues For You --> see: Mojo Hand
Love Affair
1969.11.30 -- Pau F - Black & Blue 333023, on: Get Back Home In the USA - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
Love Blues
1952.04.24/05.00? -- Detroit MI - 9548 Chess 1438, on: House Of the Blues (released 1960) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
Love Is A Burning Thing
1963.00.00 -- Chicago IL - 63-3308 Vee Jay 1066, on: On Campus (released 1966) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), unknown (s,p,g,b,d), The Vandellas? (v)
Love Me All the Time
1958.06.10/1959/1960? -- Chicago IL - Charly 1029, on: Moanin' the Blues (released 1981) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Frankie Bradford (p)?, Everett McCrary? (b), Richard Johnson? (d)
Love Me Baby
1953.07.00 -- Cincinnati OH (or Miami FL) - GR 15121 Atco 151, on: Don't Turn Me From Your Door (released 1963) - John Lee Booker (v,g)
Love Money Can't Buy
1953.06.26 -- Detroit MI - MM 1970 Modern 908 - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Boogie Woogie Red (p), Eddie Kirkland (g), Tom Whitehead (d)
Love You Baby (Tell Me Baby)
1954/1959? -- Detroit MI - Fortune 853 - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Jimmy Miller (tp), Johnny Hooks (ts), Bob Thurman (p), Tom Whitehead (d)
Loving People (John Lee Hooker, Ollan Christopher Bell, Zakiya Hooker)
1991.00.00? -- Belmont CA - Silvertone 526, on: Zakiya Hooker: Another Generation Of the Blues (released 1995). Eagle 20023, on: Face To Face (released 2003) - John Lee Hooker (v) Zakiya Hooker (v), Dan Zemelman (p), Billy Johnson, Anthony Cook (g), Joe Thomas (b), Marlon Green (d), all (v)
Lovin' Guitar Man (Guitar Lovin' Man)
1953.07.00 -- Cincinnati OH (or Miami FL) - GR 15126-1 DeLuxe 6004, Atco 151, on: Don't Turn Me From Your Door (released 1963) - John Lee Booker (v,g), Eddie Kirkland (v,g)
Low Down Boogie
1949/1950 -- Detroit MI - JVB unissued, Krazy Kat 200, on: Boogie Awhile (released 1990) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), James Watkins (p)
Low Down-Midnite (Boogie) (Lowdown Midnight Boogie, Lowdown Midnite)
1948.11.00? -- Detroit MI - D 1106 Savoy 5558, Savoy 2255, on: Southern Blues (Roots of Rock N' Roll) (released 1981) - Birmingham Sam (John Lee Hooker) (v,g)
Lucille
1972.06.11 -- Soledad CA - ABC 761, on: Live At Soledad Prison (released 1972) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Luther Tucker, Charlie Grimes (g), Lex Silver (b), Ken Swank (d)

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Mabel
1990.01.26 -- San Francisco CA - Columbia 46083, on: Branford Marsalis: I Heard You Twice the First Time (released 1992) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Branford Marsalis (ts), Kenny Kirkland (p), Robert Hurst (b), Jeff "Tain" Watts (d)
1996.00.00 -- Redwood City CA - Blue Rock 125, on: Michael Osborn: A Background In the Blues (released 2007) - John Lee Hooker (v), Ed Reinhart (kbds), Michael Osborn, Roy Rogers (g), John Mazzocco (b), Bert Rampone (d)
Mable
late 80s/early 90s -- Cleveland OH - Blue Knight 011, on: Hook, Line And Sinker (released 1993) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
1990.07.11 -- Montreux Switzerland - Swingin' Pig 167, on: The Montreux Album (released 1994) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), The Coast To Coast Blues Band (Deacon Jones (kbds), Michael Osborn, Richard Kirsh (g), James Guyett (b), Bowen Brown (d))
Mad Man Blues
(John Lee Hooker)
1950.00.00 -- Detroit MI - U 60 Gone ?, Chess 1454, on: John Lee Hooker Plays And Sings the Blues (released 1961) - John Lee Booker (v,g)
1996-2001 -- CA - Eagle 20023, on: Face To Face (released 2003) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), George Thorogood, Roy Rogers (g)
Mad With You Baby (also I'm Gonna Whip Ya Baby)
1961.03.09 -- Culver City CA - Galaxy 201 (8201), on: John Lee Hooker (released 1962) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
Mai Lee (Mary Lee)
1965.05/06/11 -- London UK - Planet 114, Verve/Folkways 3003, on: John Lee Hooker And Seven Nights (released 1965) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Tom Parker (p), Tony McPhee (g), Pete Cruickshank (b), Dave Boorman (d)
Make It Funky
194.05.14-23 -- ? - ABC 838, on: Free Beer And Chicken (released 1974)
Making A Fool Out Of Me
1951.00.00 -- Detroit MI - Gotham unissued - Eddie Burns (v,h), John Lee Hooker (g), unknown (g,d)
Mama Killed A Chicken (John Lee Hooker) (also: You Ain't Too Old To Shift Them Gears)
1976.02.06 -- NYC - MMG 64005, on: Alone (Live in New York) Volume Two (released ?) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
Mama You Got A Daughter
1958.06.10 -- Chicago IL - 58-929 Vee Jay 713, on: John Lee Hooker on Vee-Jay, 1955-1958 (released 1993) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Frankie Bradford (p), Everett McCrary (b), Richard Johnson (d)
1959/1960 -- Chicago IL - DJM 28026, on: Dimples (released 1977) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), unknown (b,d)
Mambo Chillun
1955.10.19 -- Chicago IL - 55-338 Vee Jay 164 - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Jimmy Reed (h), Eddie Taylor (g), George Washington (b), Tom Whitehead (d)
Matchbox
1962.11.00 -- San Francisco CA - Fantasy 24706, on: Boogie Chillun (released 1972) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
Maudie (I Miss You So Bad Baby)
1959.01.22 -- Chicago IL - 59-1067 Vee Jay 308, Vee Jay 1007, on: I'm John Lee Hooker (released 1959) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Eddie Taylor (g), Earl Phillips (d)
1960.06.25 -- Newport RI - 60-1623 Vanguard 2087, on: The Newport Folk Festival 1960 Volume 1 (released 1961) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Bill Lee (b)
1960.07.03 -- Newport RI - Charly DIG 5, on: The Boogie Man (released 1994) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), James Cotton (h), Otis Spann (p), Pat Hare (g), Andrew Stephens (b), Francis Clay (d)
1969.00.00? -- ? - LRC 2-9077, on: Chicago Blues Band (released 1996) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Chicago Blues Band (Sunnyland Slim (p), Johnny Shines (g), Willie Dixon (b), Clifton James (d))
Me And A Woman --> see: Reach My Goal
Mean (Mean) Woman
1968.09.18 -- NYC - 15395 Bluesway 61023, Bluesway 6023, on: Simply the Truth (released 1968) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Hele Rosenthal (h), Ernie Hayes (org,p), Wally Richardson (g), William Folwell (b), Bernard Purdie (d)
1969.10/11? -- Paris F - America 6101, on: I Wanna Dance All Night (released 1977) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Lowell Fulson (g), Carey Bell (b), S.P. Leary (d)
Mean Mean World (John Lee Hooker, Ollan Christopher Bell, Zakiya Hooker)
1991.00.00? -- Belmont CA - Silvertone 526, on: Zakiya Hooker: Another Generation Of the Blues (released 1995). Eagle 20023, on: Face To Face (released 2003) - John Lee Hooker (v) Zakiya Hooker (v), Billy JOhnson (g), Ollan Christopher (Bell) (acc-b,b-g), Kevin Williams (d)
Mean Mistreatin'
1959.00.00? -- Newark, NJ - Muse 5205, on: Sittin' Here Thinkin' (released 1979) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), unknown (b,d)
Mean Old Train
1951.03.00? -- Detroit MI or Philadelphia PA - BL 6-1 Gotham 515, Advent 2801, on: John Lee Hooker and His Guitar (released 1966) - John Lee (v,g)
Measured Out Of My Life
1965.05.00 -- London UK - soundtrack EBB - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
Meat Shakes On Her Bone --> see: Talkin' 'Bout My Baby
Meet Me In the Bottom
1970.05.00 -- Los Angeles CA - Liberty 35002, on: Hooker 'N Heat (released 1971) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
Mercy Blues
1948.11.00? -- Detroit MI - D 1100 Regent/Savoy unissued, Krazy Kat 200, on: Boogie Awhile (released 1990) - Delta John (Regent)/Birmingham Sam (Savoy) (v,g)
Messin' Round With the Blues
1969.05.29 -- Los Angeles CA - 70029 Bluesway unissued, MCA 10760, on: John Lee Hooker: Urban Blues (released 1993) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Earl Hooker (g), Jeff Carp (h), Johnny "Big Moose" Walker (org,p), Gino Skaggs (b), Roosevelt Shaw (d)
Messin' With the Hook
1970.05.00 -- Los Angeles CA - Liberty 35002, on: Hooker 'N Heat (released 1971) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
Might As Well Say We're Through (also We Might As Well Say We're Through)
1961.03.09 -- Culver City CA - Galaxy 201 (8201), on: John Lee Hooker (released 1962) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
1970.11.10 -- San Francisco CA - ABC 720, on: Endless Boogie (released 1971) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Mark Naftalin (p), Cliff Coulter (el p), Jesse Davis (g), Carl Radle (b), Jim Gordon (d)
The Mighty Fire (see also: Great Fire Of Natchez)
1963.07.26/28 -- Newport RI - 63-3833 Vee Jay 1078, on: John Lee Hooker At Newport (released 1964) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), unknown (b)
Mini Skirts (and Make-Up)
1968.09.17 -- NYC - 15382 Bluesway 6023, on: Simply the Truth (released 1968) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Hele Rosenthal (h), Ernie Hayes (org,p), Wally Richardson (g), William Folwell (b), Bernard Purdie (d)
1991.00.00 -- CA - Crosscut 11037, on: Michael Osborn: A Case For the Blues (released 2007) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Michael Osborn (g), Steve Ehrmann (b), Brent Rampone (d)
Misbelieving Baby (also: My Baby Put Me Down, see also: Sleepy Blues)
1953.07.00 -- Cincinnati OH (or Miami FL) - C 15120-1 Chart 614 - John Lee Booker (v,g)
Miss Eloise (Miss Eloise, Miss Eloise)
1949.00.00 -- Detroit MI - B 7039B Sensation 34, United Artists 5512, on: Coast to Coast Blues Band (Any Time, Any Place, Anywhere. Although) (released 1971) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Eddie Burns (h)
Miss Lorraine
1949.02.00? -- Detroit MI - U 1948 Chance 1108, Advent 2801, on: John Lee Hooker and His Guitar (released (1966) - John Lee Booker (v,g)
Miss Pearl Boogie
1949.02.00? -- Detroit MI - JB 1402 Savoy unissued, Krazy Kat 200, on: Boogie Awhile (released 1990) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Elmer Barbee (sp)
Miss Rosie Mae
1949.00.00 -- Detroit MI - Prize/Staff 704, Krazy Kat 200, on: Boogie Awhile (released 1990) - Johnny Williams (v,g)
Miss Sadie Mae --> see: Curl My Baby's Hair
Miss Sassy Mae --> see: Rocks
Moanin'
1990.05.07-10 -- Hollywood CA - Antilles 8752, on soundtrack: The Hot Spot (released 1990) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
Moaning Blues (Moaning And Stomping Blues)
1949.08.00? -- Detroit MI - K-5775-2 King 4377, Audio Lab 1520, on: John Lee Hooker and Sticks McGee-Highway of Blues (released 1959) - Texas Slim (John Lee Hooker) (v,g)
1960.04.29 -- NYC - 2202 Vee Jay unissued, Charly 1029, on: Moanin' the Blues (released 1981) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
Mojo Hand (Louisiana Voo Doo) (also Louisiana Blues For You) --> see. Risin' Sun
Momma Poppa Boogie
1949.00.00 -- Detroit MI - Specialty 2125, on: Alone (released 1970) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
Money
1965.11.23 -- NYC - 90405 Impulse 242, Impulse 9103, on: It Serve You Right To Suffer (released 1966) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), William Wells (tb), Barry Galbraight (g), Milt Hinton (b), David "Panama" Francis (d)
Money And Women --> see: Women And Money
The Moon Above
1950.01/02.27? -- Detroit MI - Greene Bottle 3130, on: "Johnny Lee" (released 1972) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
Moon Is Rising
1950.00.00 -- Detroit MI - United Artists 5512, on: Coast to Coast Blues Band (Any Time, Any Place, Anywhere. Although) (released 1971) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
Morning Blues
1949.02.00? -- Detroit MI - JB 1403 Acorn 308 - The Boogie Man (v,g)
Moses Smote the Water
1949.10.18/1951.08.00? -- Detroit MI - Flyright 57, on: The Unknown John Lee Hooker (released 2000), Eagle 279, on: Jack O' Diamonds (released 2004) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
The Motor City Is Burning
1967.09.26 -- Chicago IL - 14202 Bluesway 61010, Bluesway 6012, on: Urban Blues (released 1967) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Wayne Bennett (g), Phil Upchurch, Eddie Taylor (bg), Al Duncan (d)
Mr. Lucky (also Born For Good Luck)
1967.11.27 -- Chicago IL - 14387 Bluesway 61014, Bluesway 6012, on: Urban Blues (released 1967) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Louis Myers (h), Eddie Kirkland (g), Eddie Taylor (b), Al Duncan (d)
1991.00.00 -- San Francisco CA - Silvertone 519, Mr. Lucky (released 1991) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Robert Cray (v,g), Jimmy Pugh (org), Tim Kaihatsu (g), Richard Cousins (b), Kevin Hayes (d)
1992.01.06? -- Mill Valley CA - Swingin' Pig 145, on: Mill Valley '92 (released 1993) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Robert Cray (v,g), Roy Rogers (g), Jim Pugh (b), Bowen Brown (d)
Murder
1990.05.07-10 -- Hollywood CA - Antilles 8752, on soundtrack: The Hot Spot (released 1990) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Miles Davis (tr), Tim Drummond (b), Roy Rogers (g), Bradford Ellis (kb)
Mustang Sally And GTO
1966.05.00 -- Chicago IL - U 14776 Chess 9329, on: More Real Folk Blues (released 1991) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Eddie Burns (g), Fred Below (d), Lafayette Leake (p)
Must I Wait Til Your Man Is (Has) Gone
1949.00.00 -- Detroit MI - Krazy Kat 200, on: Boogie Awhile (released 1990) - John Lee Hooker, James Watkins (p)
My Baby Don't Love Me
1953.07.00 -- Cincinnati OH (or Miami FL) - GR 15118-1 DeLuxe 6046, Atco 151, on: Don't Turn Me From Your Door (released 1963) - John Lee Booker (v,g)
My Baby Left Me
1953.09.00 -- Cincinnati OH? - GV-2-115 DeLuxe unissued - Johnny Lee (v,g), Eddie Kirkland (g)
My Baby Put Me Down --> see: Misbelieving Baby
My Baby's Got Somethin'
1950.04.28 -- Detroit MI - B 8035 Sensation 33, Specialty 2127, on: Goin' Down Highway 51 (released 1971) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
My Baby She's Long And Tall
1949.00.00 -- Detroit MI - alt. tk. United Artists 127, on: John Lee Hooker's Detroit (released 1974) - Joh Lee Hooker (v,g)
My Best Friend
1971.08.14/15 -- San Francisco CA - Bluesway 6052, on: Live At Kabuki Wuki (released 1973) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Robert Hooker (org), Cliff Coulter (kbds), Mel Brown, Luther Tucker, Benny Rowe, Paul Wood (g), Gino Skaggs (b), Ken Swank (d)
My Cryin' Days Are Over
1959.00.00? -- Newark, NJ - Muse 5205, on: Sittin' Here Thinkin' (released 1979) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), unknown (b,d)
My Daddy Was A Jockey
1951.03.00? -- Detroit MI or Philadelphia PA - BL 4 Gotham 513, Advent 2801, on: John Lee Hooker and His Guitar (released (1966) - Johnny Williams (v,g)
My Dream
1988.00.00? -- San Francisco CA - Chameleon 74808, on: The Healer (released 1989) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Fito de la Parra (d), Larry Taylor (b)
My First Wife Left Me (also: When My First Wife Left Me and When My Wife Quit Me)
1948.08.00? -- Detroit MI - unissued - John Lee Hooker
1960.04.29 -- NYC - 2208 Vee Jay 1033, on: The Folk Lore Of John Lee Hooker (released 1961) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
My Grinding Mill
1963.00.00 -- Chicago IL - 63-3109 Vee Jay 1066, on: On Campus (released 1966) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), unknown (d)
My Heart's In Misery
1960.04.29 -- NYC - 2211 Vee Jay unissued - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
My Hometown
1986.00.00 -- Redwood City - Blue Rock 'It 107, on: Deacon Jones: Let's Talk About the Blues (released 1986) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Deacon Jones or John Saunders (p), Elvin Bishop (g), Bruce Kaphan (g), Will Harrison (b), Bill Burton (d), Patti Catheart, David Cilberti, Heidi Conrad (v)
My Love Comes Down For You
1961.00.00 -- Miami FL - Stax 2013, on: That's Where It's At (released 1969) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Earl ? (b)
My Mother-In-Law Moved In (also: Troubles In My Home)
1961.03.09 -- Culver City CA - Galaxy 201 (8201), on: John Lee Hooker (released 1962) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
My Name Is Ringing
1969.10/11? -- Paris F - America 6101, on: I Wanna Dance All Night (released 1977) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Lowell Fulson (g), Carey Bell (b), S.P. Leary (d)
My Own Blues
1967.11.27 -- Chicago IL - 14386 Bluesway 6012, on: Urban Blues (released 1967) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Louis Myers (h), Eddie Kirkland (g), Eddie Taylor (b), Al Duncan (d)
My Own Boogie
1949.00.00 -- Detroit MI - alt. tk. Greene Bottle 3130, on: "Johnny Lee" (released 1972) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
My Own Fault
1960.07.03 -- Newport RI - Charly DIG 5, on: The Boogie Man (released 1994) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), James Cotton (h), Otis Spann (p), Pat Hare (g), Andrew Stephens (b), Francis Clay (d)

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Natchez Fire
1959.04.20 -- Detroit MI - Riverside 008, on: Burning Hell (released 1964) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
Need Somebody
1953.08.00? -- Detroit MI - MM 2017 Modern 916 - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Eddie Kirkland (g)
Need Your Love So Bad
1962.10.18 -- Hamburg GER - Excello 8029, on: The Original American Folk Blues Festival - John Lee Hooker (v,g), T-Bone Walker (p), Willie Dixon (b), Jump Jackson (d)
Never Get Out Of These Blues Alive
1969.03.26/28 -- Montauban F - Jazz Odyssey 014, on: Jazz Odyssey (released 1973) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
1971.09.28/29 -- San Francisco CA - ABC 736, on: Never Get Out Of These Blues Alive (released 1972) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Van Morrison (v,g), Mark Naftalin (p), Robert Hooker (org), Elvin Bishop (g), Gino Skaggs (b), Ken Swank (d)
Never Satisfied (also: Just Like A Woman and The Story Of A Married Woman)
1950.00.00 -- Detroit MI - B 8049 Regal 3304, United Artists 5512, on: Coast to Coast Blues Band (Any Time, Any Place, Anywhere. Although) (released 1971) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
New Boogie --> see: Lonely Boy Boogie
New Boogie Chillen
1948.09.00? -- Detroit MI - (MM 1926) Grand 109, Modern 893 - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
A New Leaf
1961.00.00 -- Chicago IL - 61-2209 Vee Jay 453, Vee Jay 1043, on: Burnin' (released 1962) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Hank Cosby (ts), Andrew "Mike" Terry (bs), Joe Hunter (p), Larry Veeder (g), James Jamerson (b), Benny Benjamin (d)
New Sally Mae
1964.00.00 -- Chicago IL - 64-4433 Dynasty 7301, on: John Lee Hooker In Person (released 1974) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), unknown (g,b,d)
Nightmare (Blues)
1949.08.00? -- Detroit MI - K-5769 King 4323, Audio Lab 1520, on: John Lee Hooker and Sticks McGee-Highway of Blues (released 1959) - Texas Slim (John Lee Hooker) (v,g)
1958.06.10/1959/1960? -- Chicago IL - Charly 1029, on: Moanin' the Blues (released 1981) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Frankie Bradford (p)?, Everett McCrary? (b), Richard Johnson? (d)
Night Time Is the Right Time
1962.11.00 -- San Francisco CA - Fantasy 24706, on: Boogie Chillun (released 1972) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
Ninety Days
1983.00.00 -- Vancouver CAN - Pausa 7197, on: Jealous (released 1986) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), James Bowers (g), Robbie King (kbds), Deacon Jones (org), Mike Osborn (g), Larry Hamilton (b), Tim Richards (d), Alison Hogan (v)
Nobody Else But You
1981.00.00 -- Venice CA - Rhino 801, on: Hooker 'N Heat (Live At the Fox Venice Theatre) (released 1981) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Canned Heat (Bob Hite (v,h), Fito de la Parra (d), Richard Hite (b), Chris Morgan (g), Mark Syker (g,v)), Ronnie Barron (p), Chambers Brothers (v)
Nobody Knows
1966.05.00 -- Chicago IL - U 14767 Chess 9329, on: More Real Folk Blues (released 1991) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Eddie Burns (g), Fred Below (d)
Nobody To Talk To Me
1950.11.16 -- Detroit MI - United Artists 127, on: John Lee Hooker's Detroit (released 1974) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
No Friend Around (T.B.'s Killin' Me)
1949.12/1950.01/02.27? -- Detroit MI - B 8010 Modern 20-746, United Artists 127, on: John Lee Hooker's Detroit (released 1974) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
No More Doggin' (No More Foolin')
1953/1955? -- Detroit MI - 50-49 JVB 30 - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Jimmy Miller (tp), Johnny Hooks (ts), Joe Woods (p), Tom Whitehead (d)
1954.05.12/13 -- Detroit MI - Speciality 7035, on: Everybody's Blues (released 1993) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Tom Whitehead (d) or with Johnny Hooks (ts), John Griffith (p), Theophilus Roosevelt (b), Tom Whitehead (d)
1960.02.09 -- NYC - Riverside 438, Riverside 321, on: That's My Story-John Lee Hooker Sings the Blues (released 1960) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
No Mortgage On My Soul
1950.01/02.27? -- Detroit MI - United Artists 127, on: John Lee Hooker's Detroit (released 1974) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), James Watkins (p)
No One Pleases Me But You (I Don't Want Nobody Else)
1965.05/06/11? -- London UK - Verve/Folkways 3003, on: John Lee Hooker And Seven Nights (released 1965) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Tom Parker (p), Tony McPhee (g), Pete Cruickshank (b), Dave Boorman (d)
No One Told Me
1962.01.28 -- Chicago IL - 62-2804 Vee Jay 1058, on: The Big Soul Of John Lee Hooker (released 1963) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), unknown (org,p,b,d), clapping
No Place To Stay --> see: Notoriety Woman
No Shoes
1960.03.01 -- Chicago IL - 60-1384 Vee Jay 349, Vee Jay 1023, on: Travelin' (released 1960) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Lefty Bates (g), Sylvester Hickman (b), Jimmy Turner (d)
No Substitute
1987.02.00 -- San Francisco CA - Chameleon 74808, on: The Healer (released 1989) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
Nothin' But Rainbow Gold
1965.05.00 -- London UK - soundtrack EBB - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
Nothin' But Trouble (also: Don't Take Your Wife's Family In)
1954.10.18 -- Detroit MI - Speciality 2149, on: Dark Muddy Bottom (released 1971) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
Notoriety Woman (also: No Place To Stay and Throw This Old Dog A Bone)
1950.00.00 -- Detroit MI - B 8048 Regal 3304, Greene Bottle 3130, on: "Johnny Lee" (released 1972). alt. tk. United Artists 5512, on: Coast to Coast Blues Band (Any Time, Any Place, Anywhere. Although) (released 1971) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
The Numbers (Numbers Blues)
1948.09.00? -- Detroit MI - B 7009 ACE 799, on: House Rent Boogie (released 2001)
1949.08.00? -- Detroit MI - K-5776 King 4315, King 727, on: John Lee Hooker Sings the Blues (released 1960) - Texas Slim (John Lee Hooker) (v,g)

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Odds Against Me (Backbiters And Syndicators)
1954.10.18 -- Detroit MI - Speciality 5013, on: Hooker, Hopkins and Hoog (released 1973) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
Old Blind Barnabus
1949.10.18/1951.08.00 -- Detroit MI - Flyright 57, on: The Unknown John Lee Hooker (released 2000), Eagle 279, on: Jack O' Diamonds (released 2004) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
Old Time Shimmy
1962.00.00 -- Chicago IL - 62-2651 Vee Jay 1058, on: The Big Soul Of John Lee Hooker (released 1963) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), unknown (s,p,g,b,d)
One Bourbon, One Scotch, One Beer (John Lee Hooker)
1966.05.00 -- Chicago IL - U 14765 Chess 1508, on: The Real Folk Blues (released 1966) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Eddie Burns (g), unknown (p,g,b,d)
1966.08.20/30? -- NYC - Bluesway 6002, on: Live At Cafe Au-Go-Go (released 1967) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Otis Spann (p), Muddy Waters, Sammy Lawhorn, Luther Johnson (g), Mac Arnold (b), Francis Clay (d)
1974.05.14 -- Los Angeles CA - ABC 838, on: Free Beer And Chicken (released 1974) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Cliffor Coulter (Hohner clavinet, synth,b), Hollywood Fats, Wa-Wa Watson (Melvin Ragin) (g), Ken Swank, Ron Beck (d), Joe Cocker (tamb.)
1976.02.06 -- NYC - Labor 4, on: Alone Volume 1 (released 1980) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
1977.05.05 -- Montreal CAN - Just A Memory 0001, on: The Rising Sun Collection (released 1994) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), John Garcia (g), Steve Jones (b), Larry "Wildman" Martin (d)
1977.10.00 -- Chicago IL - Tomato 2696141, on: Albert King, John Lee Hooker: I'll Play the Blues For You (released 1989) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), John Garcia Jr. (g), Mike Milwood (b), Larry Martin (d)
late 80s/early 90s -- Cleveland OH - Blue Knight 011, on: Hook, Line And Sinker (released 1993) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
1994.00.00? -- San Francisco CA - Pointblank 22, on: Chill Out (released 1995) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Roy Rogers (g), Rich Kirch (g), Jim Guyett (b), Bowen Brown (d)
1995.00.00 -- West Hollywood CA - Royal Sound Music 073, on: John Lee Hooker and Friends: Live From the House Of Blues (released 1997) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Ry Cooder , Billy Johnson (g), unknown (kbds,b,d)
One Day I Went Walking
1965.05.00 -- London UK - soundtrack EBB - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
One More Time (also: Let's Talk It Over and Let's Think It Over and Come Back Baby)
1950.04.28 -- Detroit MI - B 8042 Modern 20-790, Crown 5353, on: The Great John Lee Hooker (released 1963), United Artists 5512, on: Coast to Coast Blues Band (Any Time, Any Place, Anywhere. Although) (released 1971) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
One Of These Days
1960.02.09 -- NYC - Riverside 321, on: That's My Story-John Lee Hooker Sings the Blues (released 1960) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Sam Jones (b), Louis Hayes (d)
One Room Country Shack
1968.09.17 -- NYC - 15379 Bluesway 6023, on: Simply the Truth (released 1968) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Hele Rosenthal (h), Ernie Hayes (org,p), Wally Richardson (g), William Folwell (b), Bernard Purdie (d)
1977.05.05 -- Montreal CAN - Just A Memory 0001, on: The Rising Sun Collection (released 1994) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), John Garcia (g), Steve Jones (b), Larry "Wildman" Martin (d)
1977.09.00 -- Palo Alto CA - Tomato 7009, on: The Cream (released 1978) - John Lee Hooker (g,v), Ron Thompson (g), John Garcia (g), Mike Milwood (bg), Larry Martin (d), Pete Karnes (h), Ken Swank (d), Charlie Musselwhite (h)
late 80s/early 90s -- Palo Alto CA - Blue Knight 011, on: Hook, Line And Sinker (released 1993) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Charlie Musselwhite (h), John Garcia Jnr. (g)
One Summer's Day
1965.05.00 -- London UK - soundtrack EBB - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
One Way Ticket
1963.00.00 -- Chicago IL - 63-3106 Vee Jay 1066, on: On Campus (released 1966) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), unknown (d)
Onions
1962.00.00 -- Chicago IL - 62-2652 Vee Jay 1058, on: The Big Soul Of John Lee Hooker (released 1963) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), unknown (s,p,g,b,d)
Open Up Your Back Door
1978.00.00 -- Venice CA - Rhino 801, on: Hooker 'N Heat (Live At the Fox Venice Theatre) (released 1981) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Canned Heat (Bob Hite (v,h), Fito de la Parra (d), Richard Hite (b), Chris Morgan (g), Mark Syker (g,v)), Ronnie Barron (p), Chambers Brothers (v)
Out Of the Fold
1965.05.00 -- London UK - soundtrack EBB - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
Out the Door I Went --> see: John (Lee's) L's House Rent Boogie
Over the Top (Pete Townshend)
1989.09.00 -- London UK - Virgin 209932, on: The Iron Man: The Musical by Pete Townshend (released 1989) - John Lee Hooker (v), John "Rabbit" Bundrick (p), Pete Townshend (g), Chuco Merchan (b), Simon Phillips (d), Pat Halling (strings), Gina Foster, Derek Green, Janice Hoyte, Ruby James, Julian Littman, Raymond Simpson, Michael Nicholis, Earnestine Pearce, The Children of St. Stevens & Orleans School (v)

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Peace Lovin' Man
1966.05.00 -- Chicago IL - U 14762 Chess 1508, on: The Real Folk Blues (released 1966) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Eddie Burns (g), unknown (p,g,b,d)
Peavine
1970.05.00 -- Los Angeles CA - Liberty 35002, on: Hooker 'N Heat (released 1971) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Alan Wilson (h,g), Henry Vestine (g), Antonio de la Barreda (b), Adolfo de la Parra (d)
Pea Vine Special
1959.04.00 -- Detroit MI - Riverside 838, on: The Country Blues of John Lee Hooker (released 1959?) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
People Don't Care
1992.00.00 -- CA - Nile Lotus 4983, on: Deacon Jones: Makin' Blues History (released 2002) - John Lee Hooker (v), Deacon Jones (org), Kyle Jones (p), "Pappo" (g), Jim Guyett (b), Bowen Brown (d), Patti Catheart, Ray Gardner, David Colberti (v)
Playin' the Races (Dream A Number)
1949.12/1950.01/02? -- Detroit MI - B 8013 Modern 20-730, Kent 9006, on: Detroit Blues, Anthology of the Blues Series (released 1969) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
Please Don't Go
1952.04.24/05.00? -- Detroit MI - 9551 Chess 1454, on: John Lee Hooker Plays And Sings the Blues (released 1961) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
Please Have Mercy
1950.00.00 -- Detroit MI - Greene Bottle 3130, on: "Johnny Lee" (released 1972) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
Please Say You're Mine
1953.07.00 -- Cincinnati OH (or Miami FL) - GR 15117 DeLuxe unissued - John Lee Booker (v,g)
Please Take Me Back
1953.06.26 -- Detroit MI - MM 1971 Modern 908 - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Boogie Woogie Red (p), Eddie Kirkland (g), Tom Whitehead (d)
Poor Joe
1948.12.00? -- Detroit MI - K-5593 King 885, on: Memphis Slim [!] Sings Folk Blues (released 1964) - Texas Slim (v,g)
Poor Me
1963.00.00 -- Chicago IL - 63-3306 Vee Jay 1066, on: On Campus (released 1966) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), unknown (s,p,g,b,d), The Vandellas? (v)
Poor Slim
1948.12.00? - - Detroit MI - Krazy Kat 200, on: Boogie Awhile (released 1990)
Pots On, Gas On High
1970.11.10 -- San Francisco CA - ABC 720, on: Endless Boogie (released 1971) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Mark Naftalin (p), Cliff Coulter (el p), Jesse Davis (g), Carl Radle (b), Jim Gordon (d)
Pouring Down Rain --> see: Wobbling Baby
Pretty Thing
1986.04.30 -- Manchester NY - Paradise 1060, on: John Lee Hooker & The Nighthawks: The Night Of the Hook (released 1986) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), The Nighthawks (Mark Wenner (v,h), Jim Thackery (v,g), Jan Zukowsky (v,b), Pete Ragusa (d)), John Hammond (g), Elvin Bishop (g)
Prison Bound
1950/1951 -- Detroit MI - Staff 718, Krazy Kat 200, on: Boogie Awhile (released 1990) - Johnny Williams (v,g), Boogie Woogie Red (p), Curtis Fuller (d)
Process
1961.00.00 -- Chicago IL - 61-2201 Vee Jay 1043, on: Burnin' (released 1962) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Hank Cosby (ts), Andrew "Mike" Terry (bs), Joe Hunter (p), Larry Veeder (g), James Jamerson (b), Benny Benjamin (d)
Put Your Hand On Me Baby
1973/1976? -- NYC - Relix 2005, on: Kingfish 1973-80 (released 1985) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Mat Kelly (h,v), Barry Flast (p), Michael Bloomfield, Robbie Haddinott, Bob Weir (g), Dave Tolbert (b), Chris Herold or Dave Pepper (d)
Put Your Hand on Your Hip --> see: Feel Good

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Queen Bee
1950.11.16 -- Detroit MI - B 9002 Modern 814, Crown 5157, on: The Blues (released 1960) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
Questionnaire Blues
1951.03.00? -- Detroit MI or Philadelphia PA - BL 1 Gotham 509 , Advent 2801, on: John Lee Hooker and His Guitar (released 1966) - Johnny Williams (v,g)

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Rabbit On the Log
1949.10.18/1951.08.00? -- Detroit MI - Flyright 57, on: The Unknown John Lee Hooker (released 2000), Eagle 279, on: Jack O' Diamonds (released 2004) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
Rainy Day (John Lee Hooker)
1993.00.00 -- Sausalito CA - Virgin, on: Don't Look Back (released 1997) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Van Morrison (v,g), Booker T. Jones (kbds), Richard Cousins (b), Kevin Hayes (d)
Ramblin' By Myself
1951.04.26 -- Detroit MI - U 7333 Chess 1467, Chess 1438, on: House Of the Blues (released 1960) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
Reach My Goal (also: Find Me A Woman and Me And A Woman (I'm Gonna Git Me A Woman))
1951.04.02 -- Detroit MI - Kent 9006, on: Detroit Blues, Anthology of the Blues Series (released 1969). alt. tk., United Artists 127, on: John Lee Hooker's Detroit (released 1974) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
Real Gone Gal
1951.03.00? -- Detroit MI or Philadelphia PA - BL 2 Gotham 509 , Advent 2801, on: John Lee Hooker and His Guitar (released 1966) - Johnny Williams (v,g)
Real Real Gone
1953.07.00 -- Cincinnati OH (or Miami FL) - GR 15125-1 DeLuxe 6046, Atco 151, on: Don't Turn Me From Your Door (released 1963) - John Lee Booker (v,g)
Red House (Jimi Hendrix)
1989.03.20 -- Los Angeles CA - Jimi Hendrix Reference Library 00660040, on: Red House: Variations On A Theme (released 1989) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Booker T Jones (org), Randy California (g), Phil Chen (b), Bruce Gary (d)
1996.04/09 -- Sausalito CA - Pointblank 39, on: Don't Look Back (released 1997) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Danny Caron (g), Jim Pugh (kb), Ruth Davies (b), Kevin Hayes (d)
The Rehearsal (For It's A Sin To Be Rich)
1972.05.16/17 -- Los Angeles CA - Verve, on: Lightnin' Hopkins: It's A Sin To Be Rich (released 1993) - Lightnin' Hopkins (v,g,p), John Lee Hooker (v,g), Mel Brown (g,el p,p)...
Ride Johnny, Ride --> see: Father Was A Jockey
Ride 'Til I Die
1952.12.03 -- Detroit MI - MM 1928 Modern 901 - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Johnny Hooks (ts), Boogie Woogie Red (p), Jimmy Turner (d)
The Right Time
1962.10.18 -- Hamburg GER - Polydor 46.397, on: American Folk Blues Festival (released 1962) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), T-Bone Walker (p), Willie Dixon (b), Jump Jackson (d)
Risin' Sun (Louisiana Voo-Doo) (also Mojo Hand or Louisiana Blues For You)
1961.03.09 -- Culver City CA - B 6102 Lauren 361, Galaxy 201 (8201), on: John Lee Hooker (released 1962) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
Roadhouse Blues
(poss. pre-1971)/2000? -- ? - Electra 1547-2, on: Stoned Immaculate: The Music Of the Doors (released 2000) - John Lee Hooker (v), Jim Morrison (v), Ray Manzarek (kbds), Robbie Krieger (g), John Densmore (d)
The Road Is So Rough (also: When I Started Hoboing)
1956.03.27 -- Chicago IL - 56-447 Vee Jay 233 - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Eddie Taylor (g), George Washington (b), Tom Whitehead (d)
Road Trouble
1949.02.00? -- Detroit MI - U 2061 Chance 1122, Constellation 6, on: A Bucket Of Blues, Collector's Schowcase-Vol. 6 (released 1964) - John Lee Booker (John Lee Hooker) (v,g), James Watkins (p), Curtis Foster (d)
Roberta
1972.05.16/17 -- Los Angeles CA - Verve, on: Lightnin' Hopkins: It's A Sin To Be Rich (released 1993) - Lightnin' Hopkins (v,g,p), John Lee Hooker (v,g), Mel Brown (g,el p,p)...
Rock House Boogie
1952.00.00 -- Detroit MI - MM 1929 Modern 897, Crown 5295, on: Folk Blues (released 1962) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Eddie Kirkland (g)
Rockin' Chair
1987.02.00 -- San Francisco CA - Chameleon 74808, on: The Healer (released 1989) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
Rock Me Mama (also: Good Rockin' Mama)
1952.01.00? -- Detroit MI - MM 1798 Modern 862, Crown 5232, on: John Lee Hooker Sings the Blues (released 1962). alt. tk. Greene Bottle 3130, on: "Johnny Lee" (released 1972) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Bernie Besman (org)
Rocks - also Miss Sassy Mae
1948.06.12 -- Detroit MI - Krazy Kat 200, on: Boogie Awhile (released 1990) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), J. Scarber? (g), unknown (p)
Rock, Steady (John Lee Hooker)
1977.09.00 -- Palo Alto CA - Tomato 7009, on: The Cream (released 1978) - John Lee Hooker (g,v), Ron Thompson (g), John Garcia (g), Mike Milwood (bg), Larry Martin (d), Pete Karnes (h), Ken Swank (d), Charlie Musselwhite (h)
Rock These Blues Away (John Lee Hooker, Ollan Christopher Bell, Zakiya Hooker)
1991.00.00? -- Belmont CA - Silvertone unissued. Eagle 20023, on: Face To Face (released 2003) - John Lee Hooker (v) Zakiya Hooker (v), Dan Zemelman (p), Billy Johnson, Anthony Cook (g), Joe Thomas (b), Marlon Green (d), all (v)
Rock With Me
1973.00.00 -- ? - Arti Faxt 12012, on: Live In Concert (released 1997) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), unknown (p,b,d)
Roll And Tumble
1969.10/11 -- Paris F - Carson 3662, on: I Feel Good (released 1969), Jewel 5005, on: I Feel Good (released 1971) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Lowell Fulson (g), Carey Bell (b), S.P. Leary (d)
Rollin' Blues --> see: Roll 'N Roll
Roll Me Baby
1949.00.00 -- Detroit MI - Krazy Kat 200, on: Boogie Awhile (released 1990) - John Lee Hooker, James Watkins (p)
Roll 'n Roll (also: I Cried the Whole Night Long and Rollin' Blues and Crying All Night)
1950.04.28 -- Detroit MI - B 8040 Modern 20-767, Greene Bottle 3130, on: "Johnny Lee" (released 1972). alt. tk. Specialty 2125, on: Alone (released 1970). United Artists 5512, on: Coast to Coast Blues Band (Any Time, Any Place, Anywhere. Although) (released 1971) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
Roll Your Daddy Right
1978.08.26 -- Telluride CO - Lunar #2 L2S 2008, on: Live in 1978 (released 1979)
Rosie Mae
1957.06.23 -- Chicago IL - 57-719 Vee Jay 255 - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Frankie Bradford (p), Eddie Taylor (g), Everett McCrary (b), Richard Johnson (d)
Run On (Babe)
1960.03.01 -- Chicago IL - 60-1379 Vee Jay 349, Vee Jay 1023, on: Travelin' (released 1960) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Lefty Bates (g), Sylvester Hickman (b), Jimmy Turner (d)
1962.11.00 -- San Francisco CA - Galaxy 8205, on: Live At Sugar Hill (released 1963), Fantasy 24706, on: Boogie Chillun (released 1972) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)

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Sad And Lonesome
1959.00.00? -- Newark, NJ - Muse 5205, on: Sittin' Here Thinkin' (released 1979) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), unknown (b,d)
Sadie Mae
1963.00.00 -- Chicago IL - 63-3111 Vee Jay unissued, Charly Red Box 6 (released 1992) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), unknown (d)
Sailing Blues
1949.00.00 -- Detroit MI - Specialty 2125, on: Alone (released 1970) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Eddie Burns (h)
Sail On Little Girl
1949.07/1950.02.27? -- Detroit MI - Specialty 2127, on: Goin' Down Highway 51 (released 1971) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
Sally (Sallie) May (Mae) (also: There's A Day Comin' Baby)
1948.09/11? -- Detroit MI - B 7003 Modern 20-627, on Crown 5353, on: The Great John Lee Hooker (released 1963). alt. tk. on Modern 5, on Crown 5157, on: The Blues (released 1960) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
1960.04.29 -- NYC - 2198 Vee Jay unissued, Charly 1029, on: Moanin' the Blues (released 1981) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
1973.00.00 -- ? - Arti Faxt 12012, on: Live In Concert (released 1997) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
1988.00.00? -- San Francisco CA - Chameleon 74808, on: The Healer (released 1989) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), George Thorogood (g)
Same Old Blues Again
1991.00.00 -- San Francisco CA - Pointblank 12, on: Boom Boom (released 1992) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Robert Cray , Tim Kaihatsu (g), Jimmy Pugh (kb), Richard Cousins (b), Kevin Hayes (d)
San Francisco --> see: Frisco Blues
Sawmill
1990.05.07-10 -- Hollywood CA - Antilles 8752, on soundtrack: The Hot Spot (released 1990) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Tim Drummond (b), Miles Davis (tr), Roy Rogers (g)
See, See Baby
1948.09/11? -- Detroit MI - alt. tk. Greene Bottle 3130, on: "Johnny Lee" (released 1972) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
Send Me Your Pillow
1962.00.00 -- Chicago IL - 62-2654 Vee Jay 575, Vee Jay 1058, on: The Big Soul Of John Lee Hooker (released 1963) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), unknown (s,p,g,b,d)
1970.05.00 -- Los Angeles CA - Liberty 35002, on: Hooker 'N Heat (released 1971) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
Sentimental Journey --> see: The Journey
Serves Me Right (To Suffer) --> see: It Serve Me Right To Suffer
Serves Me Right To Suffer/Syndicator (John Lee Hooker)
1990.00.00 -- San Francisco CA - Pointblank 22, on: Chill Out (released 1995) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Van Morrison (v,g), Booker T Jones (org), Roy Rogers (g), Mac Cridlin (b), Scott Matthews (d)
Seven Days (And Seven Nights)
1965.05/06/11? -- London UK - Verve/Folkways 3003, on: John Lee Hooker And Seven Nights (released 1965) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Tom Parker (p), Tony McPhee (g), Pete Cruickshank (b), Dave Boorman (d)
1966.08.20/30? -- NYC - Bluesway 6002, on: Live At Cafe Au-Go-Go (released 1967) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Otis Spann (p), Muddy Waters, Sammy Lawhorn, Luther Johnson (g), Mac Arnold (b), Francis Clay (d)
Shady Grove Blues
1948.11.00? -- Detroit MI - D 1109 Savoy 2255, on: Southern Blues (Roots of Rock N' Roll) (released 1981) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
Shake Holler And (&) Run
1954.00.00 -- Detroit MI - MM 2149 Modern 948, Crown 5295, on: Folk Blues (released 1962) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Johnny Hooks, Otis Finch (ts), Bob Thurman (p), Eddie Kirkland (g), Tom Whitehead (d)
Shake It Baby
1962.10.18 -- Hamburg GER - Polydor 46.397, on: American Folk Blues Festival (released 1962) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), T-Bone Walker (p), Willie Dixon (b), Jump Jackson (d)

1965.11.23 -- NYC - Impulse 9103, on: It Serve You Right To Suffer (released 1966) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Barry Galbraight (g), Milt Hinton (b), David "Panama" Francis (d)
Shake It Down
1996.00.00 -- Berkeley CA - Blue Rock 125, on: Michael Osborn: A Background In the Blues (released 2007) - John Lee Hooker (v), Duke Jethro (kbds), Michael Osborn (g), Bruce Kaphan (b), Patrick Ford (d)
Shake It Up And Go (also Johnny Lee And the Thing)
1961.03.09 -- Culver City CA - Galaxy 716, Galaxy 201 (8201), on: John Lee Hooker (released 1962) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
Shake Your Boogie
1948.12.00? -- Detroit MI - African Folk Society 3428, on: Down South Blues 1949-1961 - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
Shakin' All Over/Gloria
1993.12.18 -- San Francisco CA - Polydor, on: Van Morrsion: A Night In San Francisco (released 1994) - Van Morrison (v), John Lee Hooker (v), Haji Ahkba (tp,fgh), Kate St. John (sax), Georgie Fame (org), John Savannah (kbds), Teena Lyle (vb,perc), Ronnie Johnson (g), Nicky Scott (b), Geoff Dunn (d), all (v)
She Ain't Good For Nothin'
1948.09/1949.02.18? -- Detroit MI - Greene Bottle 3130, on: "Johnny Lee" (released 1972) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
A Sheep Out On the Foam
1970.11.12 -- San Francisco CA - ABC 720, on: Endless Boogie (released 1971) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Cliff Coulter (el p), Dan Alexander (g), Gino Skaggs (b), Ken Swank (d)
She Left Me On My Bended Knees --> see: Baby Please Don't Go
She Left Me By Myself
1950.01/02.27? -- Detroit MI - United Artists 127, on: John Lee Hooker's Detroit (released 1974) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
She Left Me One Wednesday
1964.00.00 -- Chicago IL - 64-4431 Vee Jay unissued, Charly 1029, on: Moanin' the Blues (released 1981) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), unknown (g,b,d)
She Loves My Best Friend
1960.04.29 -- NYC - 2209 Vee Jay unissued - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
She Quit Me --> see: Travelin' Day And Night
She's Gone
1977.09.00 -- Palo Alto CA - Tomato 7009, on: The Cream (released 1978) - John Lee Hooker (g,v), Ron Thompson (g), John Garcia (g), Mike Milwood (bg), Larry Martin (d), Pete Karnes (h), Ken Swank (d), Charlie Musselwhite (h)
She Shot Me Down

1962.01.28 -- Chicago IL - 62-2800 Vee Jay 1058, on: The Big Soul Of John Lee Hooker (released 1963) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), unknown (tp,s,p,g,b,d), The Vandellas or Marlene Barrow, Louvain Demps, Jackie Hicks, Mary Wilson (The Andantes?) (v)
She's Long, She's Tall, (She Weeps Like A Willow Tree)
1959.04.00 -- Detroit MI - Riverside 838, on: The Country Blues of John Lee Hooker (released 1959?) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
1964.00.00 -- Chicago IL - 64-4435 Dynasty 7301, on: John Lee Hooker In Person (released 1974) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), unknown (g,b,d)
1966.08.20/30? -- NYC - Bluesway 6002, on: Live At Cafe Au-Go-Go (released 1967) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Otis Spann (p), Muddy Waters, Sammy Lawhorn, Luther Johnson (g), Mac Arnold (b), Francis Clay (d)
She's Mine (also Keep Your Hands To Yourself)
1961.00.00 -- Chicago IL - 61-2207 Vee Jay 453, Vee Jay 1043, on: Burnin' (released 1962) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Hank Cosby (ts), Andrew "Mike" Terry (bs), Joe Hunter (p), Larry Veeder (g), James Jamerson (b), Benny Benjamin (d)
She's Real Gone
1949.10.18/1950.08.00? -- Detroit MI - Flyright 57, on: The Unknown John Lee Hooker (released 2000), Eagle 279, on: Jack O' Diamonds (released 2004) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
She Was in Chicago
1948.09/11? -- Detroit MI - B 7005, United Artists 5512, on: Coast to Coast Blues Band (Any Time, Any Place, Anywhere. Although) (released 1971) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
Should've Been Gone
1973.00.00 -- ? - Arti Faxt 12012, on: Live In Concert (released 1997) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), unknown (p,b,d)
Shout
late 80s/early 90s -- Cleveland OH - Blue Knight 011, on: Hook, Line And Sinker (released 1993) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
Sinner's Prayer
1962.11.06 -- San Francisco CA - Fantasy CD 7714, on: Live At Sugar Hill-Vol. 2 (released 2002) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
Sittin' And Thinkin'
1949.00.00 -- Detroit MI - JB 1408 unissued - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
Sittin' Here Thinkin'
1959.00.00? -- Newark, NJ - Muse 5205, on: Sittin' Here Thinkin' (released 1979) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), unknown (b,d)
1969.11.30 -- Pau F - Black & Blue 333.023, on: Get Back Home (released 1988) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
1970.05.00 -- Los Angeles CA - Liberty 35002, on: Hooker 'N Heat (released 1971) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
Sittin' In My Dark Room
1970.11.11 -- San Francisco CA - ABC 720, on: Endless Boogie (released 1971) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Cliff Coulter (el p), Steve Miller, Mel Brown (g), Gino Skaggs (b), Ken Swank (d)
Sittin' On Top Of the World
1974.05.22 -- Los Angeles CA - ABC 838, on: Free Beer And Chicken (released 1974) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Michael White (vl), Peter Berg (coconut bj) Fatz Wess (synth,tom-tom), Kennth Nash (kalimba,balafon,chinese hand cymabls,Ganquok bell,shaker)
Six Little Puppies And Twelve Shaggy Hounds
1949.10.18/1951.08.00? -- Detroit MI - Flyright 57, on: The Unknown John Lee Hooker (released 2000), Eagle 279, on: Jack O' Diamonds (released 2004) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
Six O' Nine Boogie --> see: 609 Boogie
Six Page Letter (John Lee Hooker)
1996-2001 -- CA - Eagle 20023, on: Face To Face (released 2003) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Dan Zemelman (p), Dean Moore (s), Billy Johnson (g), Joe Thomas (b), Marlon Green (d)
Sleepy Blues (Misbelieving Baby)
1953.07.00 -- Cincinnati OH (or Miami FL) - A 5627 Atco 151, on: Don't Turn Me From Your Door (released 1963) - John Lee Booker (g)
Slim's Stomp
1949.09.00? -- Detroit MI - K-5790 King 4329, King 727, on: John Lee Hooker Sings the Blues (released 1960) - Texas Slim (John Lee Hooker) (g)
Slow And Easy
1961.00.00 -- Miami FL - Stax 0053, Stax 2013, on: That's Where It's At (released 1969) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Earl ? (b)
Smokestack Lightnin'
1959.04.20 -- Detroit MI - Riverside 008, on: Burning Hell (released 1964) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
Snap Them Fingers Boogie
1949.00.00 -- Detroit MI - alt. tk. United Artists 127, on: John Lee Hooker's Detroit (released 1974) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
Solid Sender
1960.03.01 -- Chicago IL - 60-1380 Vee Jay 1023, on: Travelin' (released 1960) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Jimmy Turner (d)
Somebody's Watching
1988.10.00 -- Calabasas CA - Cleopatra 597, on: John Mayall: Padlock On the Blues (released 1999) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), John Mayall (v,p)
Someone To Love --> see also: I Come To You Baby
1952.00.00 -- Detroit MI - United Artists 127, on: John Lee Hooker's Detroit (released 1974) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Bernie Besman (org), unknown (g)
Some People (John Lee Hooker) (also: Trying To Survive)
1976.02.06 -- NYC - MMG 64005, on: Alone (Live in New York) Volume Two (released ?) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
Sometime
1949.00.00 -- Detroit MI - United Artists 127, on: John Lee Hooker's Detroit (released 1974) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
Sometime(s) Baby You Make Me Feel So Good
1963.07.26/28 -- Newport RI - 63-3829 Vee Jay 1078, on: John Lee Hooker At Newport (released 1964) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
Sometimes I Wonder
1965.11.23 -- NYC - Impulse unissued - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Barry Galbraight (g), Milt Hinton (b), David "Panama" Francis (d)
Somewhere Down the Line
1960.06.26/29? -- NYC - Decca 4664, on: Conversation With The Blues-A Documentary of Field Recordings by Paul Oliver (released 1965) - John Lee Hooker (sp)
Spellbound (John Lee Hooker, Michael Osborn)
1991.00.00 -- CA - Crosscut 11037, on: Michael Osborn: A Case For the Blues (released 2007) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Michael Osborn (g), Charlie Musselwhite (h), Steve Ehrmann (b), Brent Rampone (d)
1996.04/09 -- Sausalito CA - Pointblank 39, on: Don't Look Back (released 1997) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Danny Caron (g), Jim Pugh (kb), Ruth Davies (b), Kevin Hayes (d)
Squeeze Me Baby
1951.00.00 -- Detroit MI - Gotham unissued - Eddie Burns (v,h), John Lee Hooker (g), unknown (g,d)
Stand By
1969.10/11 -- Paris F - Carson 3662, on: I Feel Good (released 1969), Jewel 5005, on: I Feel Good (released 1971) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Lowell Fulson (g), Carey Bell (b), S.P. Leary (d)
Stand By Me Baby (I Need You)
1961.00.00 -- Miami FL - Guest Star 1902, on: John Lee Hooker. Lightnin' Hopkins. Joe Carrol: Teachin' the Blues (released 1964) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Earl ? (b)
Standin' At the Crossroads
1970.11.11 -- San Francisco CA - ABC 720, on: Endless Boogie (released 1971) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Mark Naftalin (p), Steve Miller (g), Gino Skaggs (b)
Stella Mae
1966.05.00 -- Chicago IL - U 14761 Chess 1508, on: The Real Folk Blues (released 1966) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Eddie Burns (g), unknown (p,g,b,d)
Stomp Boogie (also Flub)
1948.12.00? -- Detroit MI - K-5590 King 4283, King 859 (false Memphis Slim), on: Turn Back the Clock (released 1964) - Texas Slim (g)
Stoned Blues
1961.00.00 -- Miami FL - ACE CD 585 (withdrawn) - John Lee Hooker (g), unknown (b)
Stop Baby Don't Hold Me That Way
1963.07.26/28 -- Newport RI - 63-3823 Vee Jay 1078, on: John Lee Hooker At Newport (released 1964) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
Stop Jivin' Me (John Lee Hooker)
1996-2001 -- CA - Eagle 20023, on: Face To Face (released 2003) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Billy Johnson, George Thorogood (g), Joe Thomas (b), Marlon Green (d)
Stop Now --> see: Unfriendly Woman
Stop Talking
1956.06.07 -- Chicago IL - 56-480 DJM 28026, on: Dimples (released 1977) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Otis Finch (ts), Eddie Taylor (g), George Washington (b), Tom Whitehead (d), unknown (p)
Stormy Monday
late 80s/early 90s -- Cleveland OH - Blue Knight 011, on: Hook, Line And Sinker (released 1993) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
The Story Of A Married Woman [alt. tk. from Never Satisfied?]
1950.04.28? -- Detroit MI - United Artists 127, on: John Lee Hooker's Detroit (released 1974) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
Streets Is Filled With Women --> see: Looking For Romance
Strike Blues (also: Welfare Blues and Lord What More Can I Do?)
1950.04.28 -- Detroit MI - Specialty 2127, on: Goin' Down Highway 51 (released 1971). alt. tk. United Artists 5512, on: Coast to Coast Blues Band (Any Time, Any Place, Anywhere. Although) (released 1971). alt. tk. United Artists 127, on: John Lee Hooker's Detroit (released 1974) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
Stripped Me Naked
1991.04.00 -- Sausalito CA - Silvertone 519, Mr. Lucky (released 1991) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Carlos Santana (g), Chester Thompson (kbds), Benny Rietveld (b), Gaylord Birch (d), Paul Rekow (cg), Karl Perazzo (tbls)
Strut My Stuff
1978.00.00 -- Venice CA - Rhino 801, on: Hooker 'N Heat (Live At the Fox Venice Theatre) (released 1981) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Canned Heat (Bob Hite (v,h), Fito de la Parra (d), Richard Hite (b), Chris Morgan (g), Mark Syker (g,v)), Ronnie Barron (p), Chambers Brothers (v)
Stuttering Blues
1953.07.00 -- Cincinnati OH (or Miami FL) - GR 15127-1 DeLuxe 6032, Atco 151, on: Don't Turn Me From Your Door (released 1963) - John Lee Booker (v,g)
Sugar Mama
1952.04.24/05.00? -- Detroit MI - U 7433 Chess 1513, Chess 1438, on: House Of the Blues (released 1960) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
1965.11.23 -- NYC - Impulse 9103, on: It Serve You Right To Suffer (released 1966) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Barry Galbraight (g), Milt Hinton (b), David "Panama" Francis (d)
1977.09.00 -- Palo Alto CA - Tomato 7009, on: The Cream (released 1978) - John Lee Hooker (g,v), Ron Thompson (g), John Garcia (g), Mike Milwood (bg), Larry Martin (d), Pete Karnes (h), Ken Swank (d), Charlie Musselwhite (h)
late 80s/early 90s -- Palo Alto CA - Blue Knight 011, on: Hook, Line And Sinker (released 1993) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Charlie Musselwhite (h), John Garcia Jnr. (g)
1992.00.00? -- San Francisco CA - Pointblank 12, on: Boom Boom (released 1992) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
Sunny Land
1960.03.01 -- Chicago IL - 60-1381 Vee Jay 1023, on: Travelin' (released 1960) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Lefty Bates (g), Sylvester Hickman (b), Jimmy Turner (d)
Super Lover
1972.06.11 -- Soledad CA - ABC 761, on: Live At Soledad Prison (released 1972) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), John Lee Hooker Jr. (v), Luther Tucker, Charlie Grimes (g), Lex Silver (b), Ken Swank (d)
Susie
1991.00.00? -- San Francisco CA - Silvertone 519, Mr. Lucky (released 1991) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Johnny Winter (g), Jeffrey Ganz (b), Tom Compton (d)
The Sweetest Girl I Know
1961.03.09 -- Culver City CA - Galaxy 201 (8201), on: John Lee Hooker (released 1962) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
Sweet Home Chicago (Robert Johnson)
1986.04.30 -- Manchester NY - Paradise 1060, on: John Lee Hooker & The Nighthawks: The Night Of the Hook (released 1986) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), The Nighthawks (Mark Wenner (v,h), Jim Thackery (v,g), Jan Zukowsky (v,b), Pete Ragusa (d)), John Hammond (g), Elvin Bishop (g)
The Syndicator (Syndicate)
1954/1955 -- Detroit MI - MM 2217 Modern 966, Crown 5232 (+ alt. tk.), on: John Lee Hooker Sings the Blues (released 1962) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Johnny Hooks, Otis Finch (ts), Bob Thurman (p), Eddie Kirkland (g), unknown (b), Tom Whitehead (d)

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Take A Look At Yourself
1962.01.28 -- Chicago IL - 62-2801 Vee Jay 493, Vee Jay 1058, on: The Big Soul Of John Lee Hooker (released 1963) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), unknown (org,p,g,b,d), The Vandellas or Marlene Barrow, Louvain Demps, Jackie Hicks, Mary Wilson (The Andantes?) (v)
Take Me As I Am
1960.04.29 -- NYC - 2200 Vee Jay 397, Vee Jay 1033, on: The Folk Lore Of John Lee Hooker (released 1961) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
Talkin' Boogie
1949.00.00 -- Detroit MI - U 1949 Chance 1108, Advent 2801, on: John Lee Hooker and His Guitar (released (1966) - John Lee Booker (v,g)
Talkin' 'Bout My Baby (also Talk About Your Baby or Meat Shakes On Her Bone)
1961.00.00 -- Miami FL - Guest Star 1902, on: John Lee Hooker. Lightnin' Hopkins. Joe Carrol: Teachin' the Blues (released 1964). alt. tk Atco 151, on: Don't Turn Me From Your Door (released 1963) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Earl ? (b)
Talkin' the Blues (John Lee Hooker)
1994.00.00? -- San Francisco CA - Pointblank 22, on: Chill Out (released 1995) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Roy Rogers (g)
Talk That Talk Baby
1963.07.26/28 -- Newport RI - 63-3828 Vee Jay 1078, on: John Lee Hooker At Newport (released 1964) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
Talk To Your Daughter
1969.10/11? -- Paris F - America 6101, on: I Wanna Dance All Night (released 1977) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Lowell Fulson (g), Carey Bell (b), S.P. Leary (d)
Tantalizing With the Blues
1968.09.18 -- NYC - 15393 Bluesway 6023, on: Simply the Truth (released 1968) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Hele Rosenthal (h), Ernie Hayes (org,p), Wally Richardson (g), William Folwell (b), Bernard Purdie (d)
Taxi Driver
1954.00.00 -- Detroit MI - MM 2186 Modern 958 - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Otis Finch (ts), Bob Thurman (p), Eddie Kirkland (g), Tom Whitehead (d)
1962.11.06 -- San Francisco CA - Fantasy CD 7714, on: Live At Sugar Hill-Vol. 2 (released 2002) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
T.B. (John Lee Hooker) (also: I Won't Be Back No More)
1976.02.06 -- NYC - MMG 64005, on: Alone (Live in New York) Volume Two (released ?) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
T.B. (TB) Is Killing Me
1962.11.00 -- San Francisco CA - Galaxy 8205, on: Live At Sugar Hill (released 1963), Fantasy 24706, on: Boogie Chillun (released 1972) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
1969.11.30 -- Pau F - Black & Blue 333023, on: Get Back Home In the USA - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
T.B. Sheets (Dead Wagon)
1971.09.28/29 -- San Francisco CA - ABC 736, on: Never Get Out Of These Blues Alive (released 1972) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Robert Hooker (org), Michael White (vl), Luther Tucker (g), Gino Skaggs (b), Ken Swank (d)
1977.09.00 -- Palo Alto CA - Tomato 7009, on: The Cream (released 1978) - John Lee Hooker (g,v), Ron Thompson (g), John Garcia (g), Mike Milwood (bg), Larry Martin (d), Pete Karnes (h), Ken Swank (d), Charlie Musselwhite (h)
1978.08.26 -- Telluride CO - Lunar #2 L2S 2008, on: Live in 1978 (released 1979)
Teachin' the Blues
1961.00.00 -- Miami FL - Guest Star 1902, on: John Lee Hooker. Lightnin' Hopkins. Joe Carrol: Teachin' the Blues (released 1964) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Earl ? (b)
Tease Me Baby (also: Tease Your Daddy and I Need Lovin')
1951.04.02 -- Detroit MI - MM 1561 Modern 829, Crown 5353, on: The Great John Lee Hooker (released 1963). alt. tk. Specialty 2125, on: Alone (released 1970). alt. tk. Greene Bottle 3130, on: "Johnny Lee" (released 1972) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
1981.00.00 -- Venice CA - Rhino 801, on: Hooker 'N Heat (Live At the Fox Venice Theatre) (released 1981) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Canned Heat (Bob Hite (v,h), Fito de la Parra (d), Richard Hite (b), Chris Morgan (g), Mark Syker (g,v)), Ronnie Barron (p), Chambers Brothers (v)
Tease Your Daddy --> see: Tease Me Baby
Teasin' Me
1959.00.00? -- Newark, NJ - Muse 5205, on: Sittin' Here Thinkin' (released 1979) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), unknown (b,d)
Tell Me Baby
1959.00.00? -- ? - Chess unissued - John Lee Hooker...
Tell Me You Love Me
1971.09.27/28 -- San Francisco CA - ABC 768, on: Born In Mississippi, Raised Up In Tennessee (released 1973) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Oscar Brashear (tp), George Bohanon (tb), John Klemmer (ss,ts), Don Menza (bs), Cliff Coulter (el-p), Robert Hooker (org), Benny Rowe, Luther Tucker (g), Gino Skaggs (b), Ron Beck (d), Marti McCall, Bunky Williams, Oma Drake (v)
Tell You A Story --> see: Lost My Job
A Tempest In My Mind
1965.05.00 -- London UK - soundtrack EBB - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
Tennessee Blues
1959.01.22 -- Chicago IL - 59-1068 Vee Jay 319 - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Eddie Taylor (g), Earl Phillips (d)
Terraplane Blues (Robert Johnson)
1987.00.00? -- San Francisco CA - Blind Pig 2687, on: Roy Rogers: Slidewinder (released 1988) - John Lee Hooker (v), Roy Rogers (g)
That's All Right (Alright)
1952.00.00 -- Detroit MI - MM-1872 RPM 367, Kent 9006, on: Detroit Blues, Anthology of the Blues Series (released 1969) - "Little Eddie" Kirkland (v,g), John Lee Hooker (v,g)
1962.11.09 -- San Francisco CA - Fantasy CD 7714, on: Live At Sugar Hill-Vol. 2 (released 2002) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
1987.04.00 -- San Francisco CA - Chameleon 74808, on: The Healer (released 1989) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Charlie Musselwhite (h), Roy Rogers (g), Steve Ehrmann (b), Scott Matthews (d)
That's My Story
1960.02.09 -- NYC - Riverside 321, on: That's My Story-John Lee Hooker Sings the Blues (released 1960) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
Thelma
1961.00.00 -- Chicago IL - 61-2202 Vee Jay 1043, on: Burnin' (released 1962) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Hank Cosby (ts)Andrew "Mike" Terry (bs), Joe Hunter (p), Larry Veeder (g), James Jamerson (b), Benny Benjamin (d)
There's A Day Comin' Baby --> see: Sally Mae
There's Gonna Be Some Blues
1992.03.00 -- San Francisco - Deluge 3001, on: Eddie Kirkland: All around the World (released 1992) - Eddie Kirkland (v,g), John Lee Hooker (v,g), Jim Guyet (b), Bowen Brown (d)
The Things I Tell You To Do
1969.11.00 -- Paris F - America 6101, on: I Wanna Dance All Night (released 1977) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Lowell Fulson (g), Carey Bell (b), S.P. Leary (d)
The Things That I Used To Do
1962.11.06 -- San Francisco CA - Fantasy CD 7714, on: Live At Sugar Hill-Vol. 2 (released 2002) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
Thinking Blues
1950.03/08? -- Detroit MI - K-5890-2 King 4377, King 727, on: John Lee Hooker Sings the Blues (released 1960) - Texas Slim (v,g)
Think Twice Before You Go
1967.11.27 -- Chicago IL - 14388 Bluesway 61017, Bluesway 6012, on: Urban Blues (released 1967) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Louis Myers (h), Eddie Kirkland (g), Eddie Taylor (b), Al Duncan (d)
1988.00.00? -- Los Angeles CA - Chameleon 74808, on: The Healer (released 1989) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Los Lobos (Cesar Rosas (g), David Hidalgo (g,ac), Louie Perez (d), Conrad Lozano (b), Steve Berlin (s))
1990.00.00? -- Santa Clara CA - Dali/Chameleon 89025, on: Vala Cupp: One Thing on My Mind (released 1991) - John Lee Hooker (v), Vala Cupp (v), Ken Baker (sax), Mark Tarman (kbds), Michael Osborn, Terry Gleason (g), Jim Guyett (b), Bowen Brown (d)
Third Degree
1962.11.09 -- San Francisco CA - Fantasy CD 7714, on: Live At Sugar Hill-Vol. 2 (released 2002) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
This Is Hip
1963.00.00 -- Chicago IL - 63-3112 Charly 1004, on: This Is Hip (released 1980) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), unknown (d)
1991.05.00 -- Los Angeles CA - Silvertone 519, Mr. Lucky (released 1991) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Johnnie Johnson (p), Ry Cooder (g), Nick Lowe (b), Jim Keltner (d), Terry Evans, Bobby King, Willie Greene (v)
This Land Is Nobody's Land
1966.05.00 -- Chicago IL - U 14768 Chess 9329, on: More Real Folk Blues (released 1991) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Eddie Burns (g), Fred Below (d)
This World
1962.11.00 -- San Francisco CA - Galaxy 8205, on: Live At Sugar Hill (released 1963), Fantasy 24706, on: Boogie Chillun (released 1972) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
Thought I Heard
1987.04.00 -- San Francisco CA - Pointblank 12, on: Boom Boom (released 1992) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Charlie Musselwhite (h) , Roy Rogers (g), Steve Ehrmann (b), Scott Matthews (d)
Three Long Years Today
1950.04.28 -- Detroit MI - Specialty 2125, on: Alone (released 1970) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
Throw My Money Around
1951.08.07/09.00? -- Detroit MI - United Artists 127, on: John Lee Hooker's Detroit (released 1974) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Eddie Kirkland (g)
Throw This Old Dog A Bone --> see: Notoriety Woman
Time And A Half
1956.06.07 -- Chicago IL - 56-481 Vee Jay unissued - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Otis Finch (ts), Eddie Taylor (g), George Washington (b), Tom Whitehead (d), unknown (p)
Time Is Marchin' (Marching)
1955.10.19 -- Chicago IL - 55-339 Vee Jay 164, Vee Jay 1007, on: I'm John Lee Hooker (released 1959) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Jimmy Reed (h), Eddie Taylor (g), George Washington (b), Tom Whitehead (d)
Tired of Being You Doggie (John Lee Hooker) (also: I Wish You Could Change Your Ways)
1976.02.06 -- NYC - MMG 64005, on: Alone (Live in New York) Volume Two (released ?) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
To Fight?
1965.05.00 -- London UK - soundtrack EBB - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
Tombstones And Dry Bones
1965.05.00 -- London UK - soundtrack EBB - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
Too Much Boogie
1953.08.00? -- Detroit MI - MM 2016 Modern 916 - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Eddie Kirkland (g)
Too Young (John Lee Hooker)
1994.00.00? -- San Francisco CA - Pointblank 22, on: Chill Out (released 1995) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Billy Johnson (g)
Travellin' Blues (John Lee Hooker)
1996.04/09 -- Sausalito CA - Pointblank 39, on: Don't Look Back (released 1997) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Van Morrison (v,g), Danny Caron (g), Charles Brown (org,p), Ruth Davies (b), Kevin Hayes (d)
Travellin' Day And Night (also She Quit Me)
1961.03.09 -- Culver City CA - Galaxy 201 (8201), on: John Lee Hooker (released 1962) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
Trick Bag (Shoppin' For My Tombstone)
1992.00.00? -- San Francisco CA - Pointblank 12, on: Boom Boom (released 1992) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Billy Johnson, Rich Kirch (g), Mitch Woods (p), Jim Guyett (b), Scott Mathews (d)
Trouble Blues
1956.03.27 -- Chicago IL - 56-448 Vee Jay 188 - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Eddie Taylor (g), George Washington (b), Tom Whitehead (d)
Trouble In Mind (Richard M. Jones)
1949.10.18/08.00? -- Detroit MI - Flyright 57, on: The Unknown John Lee Hooker (released 2000), Eagle 279, on: Jack O' Diamonds (released 2004) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
Troubles In My Home --> see: My Mother-In-Law Moved In
Trying To Find A Woman
1958.06.10/1959/1960 -- Chicago IL - Vee Jay unissued, Charly Red Box 6 (released 1992) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Frankie Bradford (p)?, Everett McCrary? (b), Richard Johnson? (d)
Trying To Survive --> see: Some People
T.S. Boogie
1991.00.00 -- CA - Crosscut 11037, on: Michael Osborn: A Case For the Blues (released 2007) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Michael Osborn (g)
Tuesday Evening (Blues)
1949.02.00? -- Detroit MI - JB 1461 Savoy unissued, Krazy Kat 200, on: Boogie Awhile (released 1990) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
Tupelo (Blues) (John Lee Hooker) (also: Backwater Blues)
1959.04.00 -- Detroit MI - Riverside 838, on: The Country Blues of John Lee Hooker (released 1959?) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
1960.06.25 -- Newport RI - 60-1624 Vee Jay 366, Vee Jay 1033, on: The Folk Lore Of John Lee Hooker (released 1961) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Bill Lee (b)
1960.07.03 -- Newport RI - Charly DIG 5, on: The Boogie Man (released 1994) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), James Cotton (h), Otis Spann (p), Pat Hare (g), Andrew Stephens (b), Francis Clay (d)
1963.07.26/28 -- Newport RI - 63-3822 Vee Jay 1078, on: John Lee Hooker At Newport (released 1964) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
1977.09.00 -- Palo Alto CA - Tomato 7009, on: The Cream (released 1978) - John Lee Hooker (g,v), Ron Thompson (g), John Garcia (g), Mike Milwood (bg), Larry Martin (d), Pete Karnes (h), Ken Swank (d), Charlie Musselwhite (h)
1991.07.00 -- Sausalito CA - Pointblank 46424, on: Best Of Friends (released 1998) - John Lee Hooker (v,g) ... watch on YouTube
1994.00.00? -- San Francisco CA - Pointblank 22, on: Chill Out (released 1995) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
Turnin' Gray Blues
1950.04.28 -- Detroit MI - United Artists 5512, on: Coast to Coast Blues Band (Any Time, Any Place, Anywhere. Although) (released 1971) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
Turn Me On
1972.05.16/17 -- Los Angeles CA - Verve, on: Lightnin' Hopkins: It's A Sin To Be Rich (released 1993) - Lightnin' Hopkins (v,g,p), John Lee Hooker (v,g), Mel Brown (g,el p,p)...
Turn Over A New Leaf (John Lee Hooker, Bernard Besman)
1951.08.07/09.00? -- Detroit MI - MM 1638 Modern 847, Crown 5232, on: John Lee Hooker Sings the Blues (released 1962) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Eddie Kirkland (g)
1996-2001 -- CA - Eagle 20023, on: Face To Face (released 2003) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Anthony Cook (g), Joe Thomas (b), Marlon Green (d)
Twenty Long Years
1965.05.00 -- London UK - soundtrack EBB - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
(Twist Ain't Nothin') But the Old Time Shimmy
1968.09.17 -- NYC - 15380 Bluesway 6023, on: Simply the Truth (released 1968) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Hele Rosenthal (h), Ernie Hayes (org,p), Wally Richardson (g), William Folwell (b), Bernard Purdie (d)
Twister Blues
1948.11.00? -- Detroit MI - D 1108 Savoy 2255, on: Southern Blues (Roots of Rock N' Roll) (released 1981) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
Two Voice Original Mood --> see: How Can You Do It
Two White Horses
1949.10.18/1951.08.00? -- Detroit MI - Flyright 57, on: The Unknown John Lee Hooker (released 2000), Eagle 279, on: Jack O' Diamonds (released 2004) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
1961.00.00 -- Miami FL - Guest Star 1902, on: John Lee Hooker. Lightnin' Hopkins. Joe Carrol: Teachin' the Blues (released 1964) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Earl ? (b)

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Unfriendly Woman (also: Stop Now)
1955.10.19 -- Chicago IL - 55-336 Vee Jay 265 - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Jimmy Reed (h), Eddie Taylor (g), George Washington (b), Tom Whitehead (d)
Union Station Blues
1951.03.00? -- Detroit MI or Philadelphia PA - Gotham unissued - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
1951.04.26 -- Detroit MI - U 7328 Chess 1505, Chess 1438, on: House Of the Blues (released 1960) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
Untitled Slow Blues --> see: Anybody Seen My Baby
Up And Down (John Lee Hooker, Lynn Pini)
1991.05.00 -- San Francisco CA - Eagle, on: Face To Face (released 2003) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Johnny Johnson (p), Warren Haynes (g), Steve Ehrmann (b), Scott Mathews (d)

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Walking the Floor Over You
1969.05.29 -- Los Angeles CA - 70037 Bluesway unissued, MCA 10760, on: John Lee Hooker: Urban Blues (released 1993) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Earl Hooker (g), Jeff Carp (h), Johnny "Big Moose" Walker (org,p), Gino Skaggs (b), Roosevelt Shaw (d)
Walkin' the Boogie
1952.04.24/05.00? -- Detroit MI - U 7432 Chess 1513, Chess 1438, on: House Of the Blues (released 1960). alt. tk Chess 8203, on: Wizards From the South Side (released 1982) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
Walkin' This Highway
1950.11.16? -- Detroit MI - Specialty 2125, on: Alone (released 1970) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
Wandering Blues
1949.08.00? -- Detroit MI - K-5771 King 4334 - Texas Slim (John Lee Hooker) (v,g)
1950.10.00? -- Detroit MI - Staff 710 - Johnny Williams (v,g)
Want Ad Blues
1961.01.04 -- Chicago IL - 61-1715 Vee Jay 397, Vee Jay 1033, on: The Folk Lore Of John Lee Hooker (released 1961) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Lefty Bates (g), Quinn Wilson (b), Earl Phillips (d)
1966.05.00 -- Chicago IL - U 14777 Chess 9329, on: More Real Folk Blues (released 1991) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Eddie Burns (g), Fred Below (d), Lafayette Leake (p)
1967.09.26 -- Chicago IL - 14204 Bluesway 61010 - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Wayne Bennett (g), Phil Upchurch, Eddie Taylor (bg), Al Duncan (d)
War Is Over (Goodbye California)
1948.09/11? -- Detroit MI - B 7004 Specialty 2127, on: Goin' Down Highway 51 (released 1971) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
Wasted Years
1993.00.00 -- San Francisco CA - Polydor, on: Van Morrsion: A Night In San Francisco (released 1994) - Van Morrison (v,g), John Lee Hooker (v,g), Richard Cousins (b), Kevin Hayes (d)
Water Boy
1949.10.18/1951.08.00? -- Detroit MI - Flyright 57, on: The Unknown John Lee Hooker (released 2000), Eagle 279, on: Jack O' Diamonds (released 2004) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
1959.04.00 -- Detroit MI - Riverside 838, on: The Country Blues of John Lee Hooker (released 1959?) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
The Waterfront
1966.05.00 -- Chicago IL - U 14774 Chess 1508, on: The Real Folk Blues (released 1966) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
Wayne County Ramblin' Blues
1949.02/03? -- Detroit MI - Danceland 403, Krazy Kat 200, on: Boogie Awhile (released 1990) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
We Are Cooking
1969.10/11? -- Paris F - Blue Moon 070, on: Nothing But the Blues (released 1993) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Lowell Fulson (g), Carey Bell (b), S.P. Leary (d)
Wednesday (Evenin') Evening (Blues) (also: She Left Me (On My Bended Knee) and Baby Please Don't Go and I Was Beggin' My Baby) (John Lee Hooker)
1948.08/09? -- Detroit MI - Krazy Kat 200, on: Boogie Awhile (released 1990) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
1949.12/1950.01/02.27? -- Detroit MI - B 8011 Modern 20-746, Crown 5232, on: John Lee Hooker Sings the Blues (released 1962) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
1960.02.09 -- NYC - Riverside 321, on: That's My Story-John Lee Hooker Sings the Blues (released 1960) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Sam Jones (b), Louis Hayes (d)
1960.04.29 -- NYC - 2203 Vee Jay 397, Vee Jay 1033, on: The Folk Lore Of John Lee Hooker (released 1961) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
1996-2001 -- CA - Eagle 20023, on: Face To Face (released 2003) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), George Thorogood (g)
Weeping Willow (Boogie)
1949.00.00 -- Detroit MI - B 7053B Modern 20-688, Crown 5157, on: The Blues (released 1960) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
We Gonna Make Everything Alright
1949.00.00 -- Detroit MI - Krazy Kat 200, on: Boogie Awhile (released 1990) - John Lee Hooker, James Watkins (p)
Welfare Blues --> see: Strike Blues
Well I Got To Leave
1949.12/1950.01/02.27? -- Detroit MI - alt. tk., United Artists 127, on: John Lee Hooker's Detroit (released 1974) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
We'll Meet Again
1986.00.00 -- Redwood CA - Pausa 7197, on: Jealous (released 1986) - John Lee Hooker (v), John Sanders (p), Deacon Jones (org), Bruce Kaphan (g), Jim Guyett (b), Bowen Brown (d)
Well Well
1983.00.00 -- Vancouver CAN - Pausa 7197, on: Jealous (released 1986) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Deacon Jones (org), Mike Osborn (g), Larry Hamilton (b), Tim Richards (d)
We Might As Well Say We're Through --> see also Might As Well Say We're Through
We're All God's Chillun
1960.07.00? -- Detroit MI - Fortune 855 - Sir John Lee Hooker (v,g), Boogie Woogie Red (p), poss. Roy Hooker (g), Tom Whitehead (d)
What Do You Say
1961.00.00 -- Chicago IL - 61-2203 Vee Jay 1043, on: Burnin' (released 1962) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Hank Cosby (ts), Andrew "Mike" Terry (bs), Joe Hunter (p), Larry Veeder (g), James Jamerson (b), Benny Benjamin (d)
What I Say
1962.11.09 -- San Francisco CA - Fantasy CD 7714, on: Live At Sugar Hill-Vol. 2 (released 2002) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
What's the Matter Baby
1962.11.06 -- San Francisco CA - Fantasy CD 7714, on: Live At Sugar Hill-Vol. 2 (released 2002) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
1969.10/11? -- Paris F - America 6101, on: I Wanna Dance All Night (released 1977) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Lowell Fulson (g), Carey Bell (b), S.P. Leary (d)
1972.06.11 -- Soledad CA - ABC 761, on: Live At Soledad Prison (released 1972) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Luther Tucker, Charlie Grimes (g), Lex Silver (b), Ken Swank (d)
Wheel And Deal
1955.10.19 -- Chicago IL - 55-337 Vee Jay, Top Rank 136, DJM 28026, on: Dimples (released 1977) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Jimmy Reed (h), Eddie Taylor (g), George Washington (b), Tom Whitehead (d)
When I Started Hoboing --> see: The Road Is So Rough
When My First Wife Left Me (John Lee Hooker) --> see also: My First Wife Left Me
1948.09.00 -- Detroit MI - unissued - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
1966.08.20/30? -- NYC - Bluesway 6002, on: Live At Cafe Au-Go-Go (released 1967) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Otis Spann (p), Muddy Waters, Sammy Lawhorn, Luther Johnson (g), Mac Arnold (b), Francis Clay (d)
1969.03.26/28 -- Montauban F - Jazz Odyssey 001, on: Musique Du Film L'aventure Du Jazz (released 1971) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
1969.11.30 -- Pau F - Black & Blue 333023, on: Get Back Home In the USA - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
1976.02.06 -- NYC - Labor 4, on: Alone Volume 1 (released 1980) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
1977.09.00 -- Palo Alto CA - Tomato 7009, on: The Cream (released 1978) - John Lee Hooker (g,v), Ron Thompson (g), John Garcia (g), Mike Milwood (bg), Larry Martin (d), Pete Karnes (h), Ken Swank (d), Charlie Musselwhite (h)
1983.00.00 -- Vancouver CAN - Pausa 7197, on: Jealous (released 1986) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Deacon Jones (org), Mike Osborn (g), Larry Hamilton (b), Tim Richards (d)
When My Wife Left Me --> see: My First Wife Left Me
When My Wife Quit Me
1948.09.00 -- Detroit MI - unissued - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
1954/1959/1960? -- Newark, NJ - Savoy 16000, on: Living With the Blues (released 1964) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Eddie Kirkland (g), unknown (b,d)
Where Where You Last Night (Eleven O'Clock Blues) (also: Where Did You Stay Last Night)
1951.00.00 -- Detroit MI - Gotham unissued, Krazy Kat 816, on: Detroit Blues (released 1987) - Eddie Burns (v,g), John Lee Hooker (g), unknown (g,d)
Whiskey And Wimmen
1960.03.01 -- Chicago IL - 60-1378 Vee Jay 1023, on: Travelin' (released 1960) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Lefty Bates (g), Sylvester Hickman (b), Jimmy Turner (d)
1970.05.00 -- Los Angeles CA - Liberty 35002, on: Hooker 'N Heat (released 1971) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Alan Wilson (h), Henry Vestine (g), Antonio de la Barreda (b), Adolfo de la Parra (d)
Whistle Done Blown
1951.04.02 -- Detroit MI - United Artists 5512, on: Coast to Coast Blues Band (Any Time, Any Place, Anywhere. Although) (released 1971) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Eddie Kirkland (g)
Whistlin' And Moaning Blues (also: Hummin' the Blues)
1949.00.00 -- Detroit MI - B 7033 Modern 20-688, Crown 5157, on: The Blues (released 1960) - John Lee Hooker (v,g,whistling)
Who's Been Jiving You
1948.12.00? -- Detroit MI - K-5591 King 885, on: Memphis Slim [!] Sings Folk Blues (released 1964) - Texas Slim (v,g)
Why Put Me Down
1969.10/11? -- Paris F - America 6101, on: I Wanna Dance All Night (released 1977) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Lowell Fulson (g), Carey Bell (b), S.P. Leary (d)
Will the Circle Be Unbroken
1961.01.04 -- Chicago IL - 61-1716 Dynasty 7301, on: John Lee Hooker In Person (released 1974) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Lefty Bates (g), poss. Roebuck "Pop" Staples (g), Quinn Wilson (b), Earl Phillips (d)
The Winding Highway --> see: Left My Wife And Baby
The Winter Wind Is Blowing
1965.05.00 -- London UK - soundtrack EBB - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
Wobbling (Wobblin') Baby (also: Pouring Down Rain)
1953.07.00 -- Cincinnati OH (or Miami FL) - C 15122-1 Chart 609. alt. tk. GR 15123-1 Rockin' 525, Atco 151, on: Don't Turn Me From Your Door (released 1963)- John Lee Booker (v,g), Eddie Kirkland (g)
1959.04.00 -- Detroit MI - Riverside 838, on: The Country Blues of John Lee Hooker (released 1959?) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
Woman On My Mind (John Lee Hooker)
1994.00.00? -- San Francisco CA - Pointblank 22, on: Chill Out (released 1995) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
Women And Money (also: Money And Women)
1952.00.00 -- Detroit MI - U 7598 Chess 1562, Chess 1438, on: House Of the Blues (released 1960) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Eddie Kirkland (g), Tom Whitehead (d)
Women In My Life (also: Four Women In My Life and I'm Going Away)
1951.04.02 -- Detroit MI - MM 1560 Modern 829, Kent 9006, on: Detroit Blues, Anthology of the Blues Series (released 1969). alt. tk. United Artists 127, on: John Lee Hooker's Detroit (released 1974) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Eddie Kirkland (g)
The World Today
1970.05.00 -- Los Angeles CA - Liberty 35002, on: Hooker 'N Heat (released 1971) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Alan Wilson (h,p)
Worried Life Blues
1952.04.24/05.00? -- Detroit MI - 9550 Chess 1454, on: John Lee Hooker Plays And Sings the Blues (released 1961) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
1983.00.00 -- Vancouver CAN - Pausa 7197, on: Jealous (released 1986) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Deacon Jones (org), Mike Osborn (g), Larry Hamilton (b), Tim Richards (d)
Wrapped UP
1978.00.00 -- Venice CA - Rhino 801, on: Hooker 'N Heat (Live At the Fox Venice Theatre) (released 1981) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Canned Heat (Bob Hite (v,h), Fito de la Parra (d), Richard Hite (b), Chris Morgan (g), Mark Syker (g,v)), Ronnie Barron (p), Chambers Brothers (v)
Wrong Doin' Woman
1958.06.10/1959/1960 -- Chicago IL - Charly 1029, on: Moanin' the Blues (released 1981) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Frankie Bradford (p)?, Everett McCrary? (b), Richard Johnson? (d)

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Y'All Escuse Me
1972.05.16/17 -- Los Angeles CA - Verve, on: Lightnin' Hopkins: It's A Sin To Be Rich (released 1993) - Lightnin' Hopkins (v,g,p), John Lee Hooker (v,g), Mel Brown (g,el p,p)...
Yeah Man
1986.04.30 -- Manchester NY - Paradise 1060, on: John Lee Hooker & The Nighthawks: The Night Of the Hook (released 1986) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), The Nighthawks (Mark Wenner (v,h), Jim Thackery (v,g), Jan Zukowsky (v,b), Pete Ragusa (d)), Elvin Bishop (g)
Yes, Baby, Baby --> see: I Got Eyes For You
You Ain't Too Old To Shift Them Gears --> see: Mama Killed A Chicken
You Been Dealin' With the Devil
1962.11.00 -- San Francisco CA - Fantasy 24706, on: Boogie Chillun (released 1972) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
You Can Lead Me Baby (also: Lead Me On)
1957.06.23 -- Chicago IL - 57-720 Vee Jay 256 - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Frankie Bradford (p), Eddie Taylor (g), Everett McCrary (b), Richard Johnson (d)
You Can Run Baby
1964.00.00 -- Chicago IL - 64-4432 Dynasty 7301, on: John Lee Hooker In Person (released 1974) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), unknown (g,b,d)
You Don't Miss Your Water
1962.11.09 -- San Francisco CA - Fantasy CD 7714, on: Live At Sugar Hill-Vol. 2 (released 2002) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
You Don't Move Me Baby
1962.11.00 -- San Francisco CA - Fantasy 24706, on: Boogie Chillun (released 1972) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
You Gimme So Much Trouble --> see: I Want To Hug You
You Gonna Miss Me
1962.11.00 -- San Francisco CA - Galaxy 8205, on: Live At Sugar Hill (released 1963), Fantasy 24706, on: Boogie Chillun (released 1972) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
You Got To Reap What You Sow
1961.00.00 -- Miami FL - ACE CD 585 (withdrawn) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), unknown (b)
You Have Two Hearts
1952.00.00 -- Detroit MI - MCA 9391, on: The Complete 50's Chess Recordings - John Lee Hooker (v,g), unknown (celeste)
1959.00.00? -- ? - Chess unissued - John Lee Hooker...
You Know I Know
1966.05.00 -- Chicago IL - U 14766 Chess 1508, on: The Real Folk Blues (released 1966) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Eddie Burns (g), unknown (p,g,b,d)
You Know I Love You
1962.00.00 -- Chicago IL - 62-2653 Vee Jay 1058, on: The Big Soul Of John Lee Hooker (released 1963) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), unknown (s,p,g,b,d)
You Know It Ain't Right (John Lee Hooker)
1977.09.00 -- Palo Alto CA - Tomato 7009, on: The Cream (released 1978) - John Lee Hooker (g,v), Ron Thompson (g), John Garcia (g), Mike Milwood (bg), Larry Martin (d), Pete Karnes (h), Ken Swank (d), Charlie Musselwhite (h)
You Live Your Life And I'll Live Mine
1959.04.20 -- Detroit MI - Riverside 008, on: Burning Hell (released 1964) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
You'll Never Amount to Anything If You Don't Go To (Collage: a)I Know How To Rock)
1974.05.22 -- Los Angeles CA - ABC 838, on: Free Beer And Chicken (released 1974) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Michael White (vl), Robert Hooker (p), Charlie Grimes, Jim Thorson (g), Skip Olson (b), Ken Swank (d)
You'll Never Amount to Anything If You Don't Go To (Collage: b)Nothing But the Best)
1974.05.23 -- Los Angeles CA - ABC 838, on: Free Beer And Chicken (released 1974) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Tower Of Power Horns (Greg Adams (tp), Mic Gillette (tp,tb), Emilio Castillo, Lenny Pickett (ts), Steve Kupka (bs)), Robert Hooker (org), Charlie Grimes, Luther Tucker (g), Skip Olson (b), Ken Swank (d)
You'll Never Amount to Anything If You Don't Go To (Collage: c)The Scratch)

1974.05.15 -- Los Angeles CA - ABC 838, on: Free Beer And Chicken (released 1974) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Joe Cocker (v), Clifford Coulter (el-p, Hohner clavinet), Hollywood Fats, Wa-Wa Watson (g), Skip Olson (b), Ken Swank (d)
You'll Never Amount to Anything If You Don't Go To (Collage: d)Sally Mae)

1974.05.23 -- Los Angeles CA - ABC 838, on: Free Beer And Chicken (released 1974) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Tower Of Power Horns (Greg Adams (tp), Mic Gillette (tp,tb), Emilio Castillo, Lenny Pickett (ts), Steve Kupka (bs)), Robert Hooker (el-p), Boyd Albritton, Jim Caroonpas (g), Skip Olson (b), Ken Swank (d)
You Lost A Good Man
1961.00.00 -- Miami FL - Atco 151, on: Don't Turn Me From Your Door (released 1963) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Earl ? (b)
You Love (Just A Little Bit)
1971.08.14 -- San Francisco CA - Bluesway 6052, on: Live At Kabuki Wuki (released 1973)
Younger Stud
1971.09.27/28 -- San Francisco CA - ABC 768, on: Born In Mississippi, Raised Up In Tennessee (released 1973) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Mark Naftalin (p), Cliff Coulter (el-p), Robert Hooker (org), Michael White (vl), Ray McCarty, Paul Wood, Luther Tucker (g), John Kahn (b), Ron Beck (d), Marti McCall, Oma Drake, Bunky Williams (v)
You Move Me
1969.10/11? -- Paris F - America 6101, on: I Wanna Dance All Night (released 1977) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Lowell Fulson (g), Carey Bell (b), S.P. Leary (d)
Your Baby Ain't Sweet Like Mine
1964.00.00 -- Chicago IL - 64-4434 Vee Jay 670, Dynasty 7301, on: John Lee Hooker In Person (released 1974) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), unknown (g,b,d)
You Receive Me
1954.00.00 -- Detroit MI - MM 2187 Modern 958, Crown 5295 - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Eddie Kirkland (g)
You're Gonna Miss Me When I'm Gone
1960.04.29 -- NYC - 2204 Vee Jay unissued, Charly 1029, on: Moanin' the Blues (released 1981) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
You're Gonna Need Another Favor --> see: You've Got To Walk Yourself
You're Leavin' Me Baby
1960.02.09 -- NYC - Riverside 321, on: That's My Story-John Lee Hooker Sings the Blues (released 1960) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Sam Jones (b), Louis Hayes (d)
You're Looking Good Tonight
1960.04.29 -- NYC - 2201 Vee Jay 1033, on: The Folk Lore Of John Lee Hooker (released 1961) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
You're Mellow
1964.00.00 -- Chicago IL - 64-4436 Dynasty 7301, on: John Lee Hooker In Person (released 1974) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), unknown (g,b,d)
You're Nice And Kind To Me Lou Della
1962.11.00 -- San Francisco CA - Fantasy 24706, on: Boogie Chillun (released 1972) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
You're So Fine (Hooker, Kahr)
1976.06.18 -- Cologne GER - Ornament 7.104, on: Live And Well (released 1978) - John Lee Hooker (v,g) and the Coast to Coast Blues Band feat. Jim Kahr (g)
You're Wrong
1965.11.23 -- NYC - Impulse 9103, on: It Serve You Right To Suffer (released 1966) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Barry Galbraight (g), Milt Hinton (b), David "Panama" Francis (d)
Your Love (Just A Little Bit)
1971.08.14/15 -- San Francisco CA - Bluesway 6052, on: Live At Kabuki Wuki (released 1973) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Robert Hooker (org), Cliff Coulter (kbds), Mel Brown, Luther Tucker, Benny Rowe, Paul Wood (g), L.C. "Good Rockin" Robinson (st-g), Gino Skaggs (b), Ken Swank (d)
You Shook Me
1993.03.08-12 -- Berkeley CA - MCA 10710, on: B.B. King: Blues Summit (released 1993) - B.B. King (v,g), John Lee Hooker (v,g), James Bolden, Ben Cauley (tp), Walter King, Melvin Jackson (s), Kim Wilson (h), Jim Pugh (kbd), Robert Cray, Roy Rogers (g), Richard Cousins (b), Kevin Hayes (d), Tony Coleman (perc)
You Sure Look Good To Me --> see: Give Me Your Phone Number
You Talk Too Much
1970.05.00 -- Los Angeles CA - Liberty 35002, on: Hooker 'N Heat (released 1971) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Alan Wilson (h)
You Torture My Soul
1962.11.06 -- San Francisco CA - Fantasy CD 7714, on: Live At Sugar Hill-Vol. 2 (released 2002) - John Lee Hooker (v,g)
You've Got Another Man --> see: Don't You Remember Me
You've Got To Walk Yourself (also: You're Gonna Need Another Favor)
1963.08.26/28 -- Newport RI - 63-3831 Vee Jay 1078, on: John Lee Hooker At Newport (released 1964) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), unknown (b)
You've Taken My Woman
1958.06.10 -- Chicago IL - 58-928 Vee Jay 293, Vee Jay 1007, on: I'm John Lee Hooker (released 1959) - John Lee Hooker (v,g), Joe Hunter (p), Eddie Taylor (g), Everett McCrary (b), Richard Johnson (d)

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