Artist - John Lee Hooker

Learn what Clarksdale's local blues musicians have to say regarding their experiences and/or influences involving John Lee Hooker.

These videos are made possible through grants from the Mississippi Arts Commission, and the Mississippi Delta National Heritage Area.

Filmed by local filmmaker Coop Cooper.

James "Super Chikan" Johnson

Super Chikan talks about his experience meeting John Lee Hooker at the Boom Boom Room in San Francisco in the 1990's.

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Charlie Musselwhite

Grammy winning blues musician, Charlie Musselwhite talks about John Lee Hooker's delta blues music, their friendship, and shares a story of John Lee recording at home.

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A portion of this publication was made possible through support provided by the National Park Service through Mississippi Delta National Heritage Area Partnership, Inc. and its Fiscal Agent, Delta State University, under the terms of Agreement No. H5041-10-0022. The opinions expressed herein are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Park Service, the Mississippi Delta National Heritage AreaPartnership, Inc. or Delta State University.

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Clarksdale, MS 38614
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