The Ultimate Collection (John Lee Hooker album)

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The Ultimate Collection (1948-1990)
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Greatest hits album by John Lee Hooker
Released 1991
Recorded 1948–1990
Genre Blues
Length 104:27
Label Rhino
John Lee Hooker chronology
The Best of John Lee Hooker
(1991)The Best of John Lee Hooker1991
The Ultimate Collection (1948–1990)
(1991)
Mr. Lucky
(1991)Mr. Lucky1991
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 5/5 stars[1]
The Village Voice A–[2]

The Ultimate Collection (1948–1990) is a 1991 compilation album by John Lee Hooker. The album was rated 375 on the Rolling Stone's "500 Greatest Albums of All Time".[3]

Track listing[edit]

Disc 1
No. Title Writer(s) Release Year Length
1. "Teachin' the Blues" John Lee Hooker 1961 3:27
2. "Boogie Chillen'" Bernard Besman, Hooker 1948 3:10
3. "Sally Mae" Besman, Hooker 1948 3:09
4. "Let Your Daddy Ride" Hooker 1951 2:40
5. "Crawlin' King Snake" Tony Hollins 1949 3:02
6. "Weeping Willow Boogie" Hooker 1949 2:49
7. "Hobo Blues" Joe Josea, Besman, Hooker 1949 3:03
8. "Huckle up Baby" Besman, Hooker 1950 2:50
9. "I'm in the Mood" Besman, Hooker 1951 3:07
10. "John L's House Rent Boogie" Hooker 1951 3:02
11. "No More Doggin'" Rosco Gordon, Jules Taub 1960 2:48
12. "I Need Some Money" Berry Gordy, Smokey Robinson 1960 2:28
13. "Frisco Blues" Hooker 1963 2:45
14. "Dimples" James Bracken, Hooker 1956 2:14
15. "It Serves Me Right To Suffer" Hooker 1965 3:38
16. "Bottle Up and Go" Hooker 1966 2:26
Disc 2
No. Title Writer(s) Release Year Length
1. "Boom Boom" Hooker 1962 2:34
2. "Big Legs, Tight Skirt" Hooker 1965 2:20
3. "You Know, I Know" Hooker 1966 4:05
4. "One Bourbon, One Scotch, One Beer" Rudy Toombs 1966 3:06
5. "Let's Go Out Tonight" Hooker 1966 7:12
6. "I Cover the Waterfront" Johnny Green, Edward Heyman 1967 4:04
7. "She's Mine (Keep Your Hands to Yourself)" Hooker 1962 2:24
8. "Back Biters and Syndicators" Al Smith, Hooker 1968 2:52
9. "Think Twice Before You Go" Smith 1968 2:06
10. "Shake It Baby" Hooker 1963 4:08
11. "I'm Bad Like Jesse James" Hooker 1967 5:20
12. "Peavine" (with Canned Heat) Hooker 1971 5:08
13. "Burning Hell" (with Canned Heat) Besman, Hooker 1971 3:58
14. "Terraplane Blues" (with Roy Rogers) Robert Johnson 1987 2:56
15. "I'm in the Mood" (with Roy Rogers & Bonnie Raitt) Besman, Hooker 1990 5:36

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