John Lee Hooker: Boogie Chillen

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 Our series begins with John Lee Hooker's breakthrough song "Boogie Chillen". Blues veteran Charlie Musselwhite and writer Peter Guralnick explain how Hooker's 1948 song left its mark on American music.

Produced by Ben Manilla and Devon Strolovitch.

Music Playlist

  1. Boogie Chillun

    Artist: John Lee Hooker
    Album: Boogie Chillun
    Label: Fantasy
  2. Stormy Monday Blues

    Artist: T-Bone Walker
    Album: Stormy Monday [ORIGINAL RECORDING REMASTERED]
    Label: Bgo - Beat Goes on
  3. Good Rockin' Tonight

    Artist: Elvis Presley
    Album: Elvis 75-Good Rockin' Tonight [BOX SET]
    Label: Sony Legacy
  4. Spirit in the Sky

    Artist: Norman Greenbaum
    Album: The Best of Norman Greenbaum: Spirit in the Sky
    Label: Varese Fontana