GROUNDHOG BLUES

Latest update on 14/08/2019

Artist: John Lee Hooker
Author: John Lee Hooker
Label: Chess
Year: 1951

More indebted to Ramblin' Thomas than to Sonny Boy Williamson I.

Covers:

1971:

Groundhogs [as Groundhog on Split; John Lee used The Groundhogs as backing band on his album Hooker & The Hogs]

1973:

Mike Bloomfield, John Hammond Jr. & Dr. John [on lp Triumvirate]

2005:

Rod Piazza & The Mighty Flyers

2007:

Ian Siegal

There are older Ground Hogs in song: Jimmie Rodgers in his Blue Yodel #10 (1932) and Harold Gray's Tennessee Tooters cut their own Ground Hog Blues for Columbia in '24 (see: Ground Hog), Sonny Boy Williamson I cut one for Bluebird in '41.

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