Boom Boom (John Lee Hooker Song)

Boom Boom (John Lee Hooker Song)

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. "Boom Boom" is a blues song written by John Lee Hooker and recorded in 1961. The song was a hit in the US in 1962 and in the UK 1992. "Boom Boom" has been recorded by numerous blues and other artists, including a 1965 Pop hit by The Animals. "Boom Boom" was inducteed nto the Blues Hall of Fame in 2009. The song is also a part of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame's 500 Songs That Shaped Rock and Roll. "Boom Boom" is an uptempo stop-time blues song that does not follow a typical twelve-bar blues pattern. "Hooker's sense of timing was his and his alone, demanding big-eared sidemen." Backing John Lee Hooker (vocal and guitar) are members of the Funk Brothers (Joe Hunter (piano), James Jamerson (bass), and Benny Benjamin (drums)); plus Larry Veeder (guitar), Hank Cosby (tenor saxophone), and Andrew "Mike" Terry (baritone saxophone). The song became a hit, reaching #16 in the Billboard R&B chart where it spent eight weeks in 1962.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 92 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 6mm | 145g
  • Frac Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6134939145
  • 9786134939140