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The Resource Simply the best, Earl Hooker

Simply the best, Earl Hooker

Label
Simply the best
Title
Simply the best
Statement of responsibility
Earl Hooker
Contributor
Composer
Instrumentalist
Lyricist
Singer
Subject
Genre
Related
Accompanying matter
discography
Cataloging source
BPT
Date of event
1956 August (track 2), 1962 May (track 1), 1962 July (track 3), 1969 May (tracks 5-7), 1969 May 29 (tracks 4, 9-13, 19), 1969 June 4 (track 16-17), 1969 June 9 (tracks 14-15), 1969 September 16 (track 18), 1969 September 24 (track 8);
Form of composition
blues
Format of music
not applicable
Music parts
not applicable
Other event information
Recorded
PerformerNote
Earl Hooker, guitar, vocals ; with various assisting musicians Jeff Carp, harmonica ; A.C. Reed, Red Holloway, tenor saxophone ; Otis Hale, electric tenor saxophone ; Donald Hankins, baritone saxophone ; Mel Brown, guitar ; Paul Asbell, rhythm guitar ; Ike Turner, rhythm guitar, piano ; Earnest Johnson, Willie Dixon, Gino Skaggs, Jessie Knight, Jimmy Bond, bass ; Lafayette Leake, Ray Johnson, piano ; Johnny "Big Moose" Walker, piano, organ, keyboards ; Bobby Little, Frank Swan, Roosevelt Shaw, Soko Richardson, David "Panama" Francis, Paul Humphrey, Ed Thigpin, drums
Place of event
Chicago (tracks 1-3), Los Angeles (tracks 4-17)
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1929-1970
  • 1915-1983
  • 1915-1996
  • 1927-1999
  • 1922-1999
  • 1939-2009
  • 1930-
  • 1915-1992
  • 1935-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Hooker, Earl
  • Muddy Waters
  • Hooker, John Lee
  • McGhee, Brownie
  • Terry, Sonny
  • Walker, Johnny
  • Odom, Andrew
  • Brown, Charles
  • Carp, Jeffrey
  • Reed, A. C.
  • Holloway, Red
  • Hale, Otis
  • Hankins, Donald
  • Brown, Mel
  • Asbell, Paul
  • Turner, Ike
  • Johnson, Earnest
  • Skaggs, Geno
  • Bond, Jimmy
  • Leake, Lafayette
  • Johnson, Ray
  • Dixon, Willie
  • Shaw, Roosevelt
  • Francis, Panama
  • Humphrey, Paul
  • Thigpen, Ed
Series statement
Earl Hooker Collection
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Blues (Music)
Transposition and arrangement
not applicable
Label
Simply the best, Earl Hooker
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Title from disc label
  • Blues songs
  • Accompanied by various artists
  • This compilation contains previously released material
  • Compact disc
  • Biographical and program notes by Andy Grigg on insert in container
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
  • sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
performed music
Content type code
  • prm
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
You shook me / Willie Dixon, J.B. Lenoir (Muddy Waters, vocals) -- Frog hop / Ear Zeb Hooker -- Tanya / Joseph C. Liggins -- Messin' around with the blues / John Lee Hooker (John Lee Hooker, vocals) -- Drivin' wheel / Roosevelt Sykes -- Sweet home Chicago / Robert Johnson -- Sweet black angel / Robert McCullum -- When I was drinkin' / Sonny Terry (Sonny Terry, harmonica, vocals ; Brownie McGee, guitar) -- Universal rock / Earl Zeb Hooker -- Don't have to worry / Earl Zeb Hooker -- Come to me right away, baby / Andrew Odom -- Hookin' / Earl Zeb Hooker -- You got to lose / Earl Zeb Hooker -- Would you Baby / Johnny M. Walker (Johnny "Big Moose" Walker, vocals) -- The sky is crying / Elmore James (Johnny "Big Moose" Walker, vocals) -- They call it stormy Monday / Aaron T. Walker (Andrew "Voice" Odom, vocals) -- Farther up the road / Don Robey, Joe Veasy (Andrew "Voice" Odom, vocals) -- Drifting blues / Charles Brown (Charles Brown, piano, vocals) -- If you miss 'im... I got 'im... / John Lee Hooker (John Lee Hooker, guitar, vocals)
Control code
42140200
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
1 audio disc
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Lccn
00537578
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
Note
UMKC: Marr copy forms part of the George Kovats Collection.
Other control number
008811181123
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
MCAD-11811
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
(OCoLC)42140200
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable
Label
Simply the best, Earl Hooker
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Title from disc label
  • Blues songs
  • Accompanied by various artists
  • This compilation contains previously released material
  • Compact disc
  • Biographical and program notes by Andy Grigg on insert in container
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Carrier category
audio disc
Carrier category code
  • sd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
performed music
Content type code
  • prm
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
You shook me / Willie Dixon, J.B. Lenoir (Muddy Waters, vocals) -- Frog hop / Ear Zeb Hooker -- Tanya / Joseph C. Liggins -- Messin' around with the blues / John Lee Hooker (John Lee Hooker, vocals) -- Drivin' wheel / Roosevelt Sykes -- Sweet home Chicago / Robert Johnson -- Sweet black angel / Robert McCullum -- When I was drinkin' / Sonny Terry (Sonny Terry, harmonica, vocals ; Brownie McGee, guitar) -- Universal rock / Earl Zeb Hooker -- Don't have to worry / Earl Zeb Hooker -- Come to me right away, baby / Andrew Odom -- Hookin' / Earl Zeb Hooker -- You got to lose / Earl Zeb Hooker -- Would you Baby / Johnny M. Walker (Johnny "Big Moose" Walker, vocals) -- The sky is crying / Elmore James (Johnny "Big Moose" Walker, vocals) -- They call it stormy Monday / Aaron T. Walker (Andrew "Voice" Odom, vocals) -- Farther up the road / Don Robey, Joe Veasy (Andrew "Voice" Odom, vocals) -- Drifting blues / Charles Brown (Charles Brown, piano, vocals) -- If you miss 'im... I got 'im... / John Lee Hooker (John Lee Hooker, guitar, vocals)
Control code
42140200
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm. diameter
Extent
1 audio disc
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
mass produced
Kind of material
plastic with metal
Lccn
00537578
Media category
audio
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • s
Note
UMKC: Marr copy forms part of the George Kovats Collection.
Other control number
008811181123
Other physical details
digital
Publisher number
MCAD-11811
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
sound disc
Speed
1.4m. per second (discs)
System control number
(OCoLC)42140200
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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