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Zakiya HOOKER – Flavors Of The Blues 1996

Posted in BLUES, Zakiya HOOKER on December 16, 2010 by whoisthemonk

Zakiya HOOKER – Flavors Of The Blues 1996

Blues

Zakiya Hooker is the daughter of John Lee Hooker. Her brand of blues is not the guitar dominated boogie style of her father but more a jazzy style of blues. It IS good music and well done and while she may never be the best known blues artist in the family, she does have talent. One thing her did always was – prolific and so far, his daugther has not been that.
By K.Cooper.
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Zakiya Hooker- Vocal
Charlie Musselwhite- Harmonica
Olan Bell- Bass
Anthony Cook- Guitar
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01. Stones In My Passway  4:27
02. New Orleans Rain  4:51
03. Baby You Busted  3:44
04. Look Me Up  3:30
05. Protect Me From The Blues  4:17
06. Art Of Divorce  3:42
07. Receipt To Sing The Blues  5:07
08. Let’s Do Something  4:16
09. Drowning In Your Love  5:40
10. Bit By Love (Hard Times)  5:08
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Zakiya HOOKER – Another Generation Of The Blues 1993

Posted in BLUES, Zakiya HOOKER on December 13, 2010 by whoisthemonk

Zakiya HOOKER – Another Generation Of The Blues 1993

Blues

At first glance it would seem that Zakiya Hooker was born into the blues. After all, her father is Blues Legend John Lee Hooker. But rather than relying on her father, Zakiya has pursued life and her music on her own terms. In 1991 Zakiya made her first public appearance with her father, John Lee Hooker at the Kaiser Center Theatre in Oakland, CA. Since that time Zakiya has gone on to perform on shows with Etta James, Charles Brown, John Hammond, Taj Mahal and many more. In 1993 Zakiya released this, her first album Another Generation Of The Blues. Zakiya has spoken on Blues panels and given spoken word performances about this unique American Art form, all in addition to her performing and recording career. She was selected to give a spoken word performance at film director Martin Scorsese’s Radio City Music Hall Blues Concert on February 7, 2008 in New York City, NY, a concert that was filmed by director Antoine Fuqua. Zakiya was also a panelist, as well as a spoken word performer at San Francisco’s KQED-TV launch program for Scorsese’s fall 2003 PBS-TV series, The Blues at San Francisco’s Herbst Theatre on September 16, 2003. Zakiya’s music has carried her all over the world and given her the opportunity to perform for fans the world over. Zakiya has performed internationally and nationally. Zakiya has performed at the world famous Fillmore Auditorium, the San Francisco Blues Festival and the Monterey Jazz & Blues Festivals. She has been on the cover of several well known trade magazines including Billboard Magazine. Zakiya’s voice can be heard on advertisements for Lexus and AIWA, and also on the soundtrack of the movie Chalk, which recently won both the Camera d’Or at Cannes and Grand Prize at the Sundance Film Festival in San Francisco. Zakiya Hooker is John Lee Hooker’s living legacy. She is the singer-songwriter daughter of this American Icon and she is carrying her father’s seminal blues torch confidently into the future.
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Zakiya Hooker- Vocals,
Bobby Young- Guitar,
John Garcia- Guitar,
London- Bass,
Clifton Gamble- Keys,
Marlon Green- Drums
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01. Hey Lady 3:54
02. Loving People 5:05
03. Memory Left To Lose  3:32
04. Love Hotel  3:56
05. Dirty Things  5:10
06. Mean Mean World  6:18
07. Keep Your Pants On  3:55
08. Funny (But I Still Love You)  3:40
09. Angel Of The Blues  4:57
10. Hang On For A While  3:03
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