Earl Hooker – Swear to tell the truth


Earl Hooker was born on January 15, 1929 and died on April 21, 1970 after a long fight with tuberculosis. He was a cousin of John Lee Hooker. “Swear to tell the truth” was issued in the UK on Sue ILP 921 “We sing the blues”. This recording was made in 1961.

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Earl Hooker | All Music | 15015

Updated 1 October 2016


Magic Sam – Every night about this time


Chicago based blues musician Samuel “Magic Sam” Gene Maghett was born on February 14, 1937 and died on December 1, 1969 of a heart attack. Among others, he is associated with the record producer Willie Dixon, who highly regarded his unusual playing style. “Every night about this time” was issued on UK Sue LP ILP 921 “We sing the blues” by Various Artists.

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Magic Sam | Past Blues | 15012

Updated 6 March 2019