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  Наименование CD :
   The Best Of Friends



Год издания : 1998

Компания звукозаписи : Virgin, (ru)

Музыкальный стиль : Modern Delta Blues, Electric Blues, Modern Electric Blues

Время звучания : 1:03:32

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CD, стоящие на полке рядом : Blues (Man Voice)      

John Lee Hooker's recordings for Virgin/Point Blank may have varied in quality, but never in formula. Once The Healer earned reams of praise and, more importantly, solid sales upon its 1989 release, it was pretty much set in stone that every future Hooker album would be painstakingly constructed and boast a plethora of superstar cameos. The guest stars were designed to bring in a larger audience, who would hopefully be impressed enough to stick around for Hooker's solid stuff, which was usually better than the attention-grabbing, star-studded tracks. Of course, the names are what sold, and Virgin did not overlook that fact, choosing to assemble a collection of highlights titled The Best of Friends in 1998. The title refers to the superstar duets, and while this very well may be the best of those cuts - well, almost all of the duets are here, including both the sublime ("I Cover the Waterfront," with Van Morrison) and the mediocre - this stuff still isn't as good as Hooker's solo recordings from this era. Which means this disc is primarily for listeners who like to think they like Hooker, but they really just want to hear Eric Clapton wail away.


  Соисполнители :

Armando Peraza (Conga)
Bill Payne (Keyboards)
Bobby King (Vocals)
Bonnie Raitt (Guitar, Vocals)
Carlos Santana (Guitar)
Chepito Areas (Timbales)
Chester Thompson (Keyboards)
Eric Clapton (Guitar)
Jim Keltner (Drums)
Jim Pugh (Keyboards)
Jimmie Vaughan (Guitar)
Johnny Johnson (Piano)
Johnny Lee Schell (Guitar)
Leon 'Ndugu' Chancler (Drums)
Nick Lowe (Bass)
Reggie McBride (Bass)
Rich Kirch (Guitar)
Richard Cousins (Bass)
Ry Cooder (Guitar)
Terry Evans (Vocals)
Van Morrison (Vocals, Guitar)
Willie Greene (Vocals)


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   1 Boogie Children         0:04:38 J. L. Hooker / Bernard Besman
new recording
   2 This Is Hip     T       0:03:26 J. L. Hooker
from 'Mr.Lucky'
   3 The Healer     T       0:05:40 J. L. Hooker / Roy Rogers / Carlos Santana / Chester Thompson
from 'The Healer'
   4 I Cover The Waterfront     T       0:06:43 J. L. Hooker
from 'Mr.Lucky'
   5 Boom Boom     T       0:04:20 J. L. Hooker
from 'Boom Boom'
   6 Im In The Mood         0:04:30 J. L. Hooker / Bernard Besman
from 'The Healer'
   7 Burnin' Hell         0:05:03 J. L. Hooker / Bernard Besman
new recording
   8 Tupelo     T       0:03:56 J. L. Hooker
from 'Chill Out'
   9 Baby Lee     T       0:03:44 J. L. Hooker / James Bracken
from 'The Healer'
   10 Dimples     T       0:04:02 J. L. Hooker / James Bracken
from 'Don't Look Back'
   11 Chill Out         0:04:47 'Things Gonna Change' - J. L. Hooker / Carlos Santana / Chester Thompson
from 'Chill Out'
   12 Big Legs, Tight Skirt         0:06:02 J. L. Hooker
new recording
   13 Don't Look Back         0:06:42 J. L. Hooker
from 'Boom Boom'

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