John Lee Hooker Jr. Secures Grammy Nomination!


After performing in front of sold out crowds in Europe, Turkey and Russia “superhero” blues man, John Lee Hooker, Jr., son of the late blues legend, John Lee Hooker, returned to the states just in time to receive news of his Grammy nomination, for his third CD release “All Odds Against Me.” This is the second Grammy nomination for Hooker, Jr. who is nominated in the Best Traditional Blues Album category.

John Lee Hooker Jr. broke new blues ground with the enhanced CD that also includes the animated video release “Blues Ain’t Nothin’ But A Pimp”. The video animation, created by Frenchman Laurent Mercier at the Callicore Animation Studios in Paris, has been embraced by hip hop audiences worldwide and has successfully served to bridge the generation gap between the two musical genres.

Carrying his blues legacy into the 21st century, John Lee Hooker, Jr. has enjoyed a landmark year in his career. With all odds against him, he has overcome drugs, alcohol, divorce, incarceration, and near death to bring the world the music harbored deep within his soul.

“I am humbled and extremely grateful to be acknowledged at the 51st Annual Grammy Awards with this nomination,” declares John Lee Hooker, Jr. “The blues is an integral component of American culture, and I am blessed to be able to share this beautiful gift with the world.”

To experience John Lee Hooker, Jr.’s animated video, “Blues Ain’t Nothin’ But a Pimp” go to www.JohnLeeHookerJr.com now!

All Odds Against Me – John Lee Hooker, Jr.

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