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
John Lee Hooker chronology
The Best of John Lee Hooker
The Ultimate Collection (1948-1990)
Mr. Lucky
Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic5/5 stars[1]
The Village VoiceA–[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.TitleWriter(s)Release YearLength
1."Teachin' the Blues"John Lee Hooker19613:27
2."Boogie Chillen'"Bernard Besman, Hooker19483:10
3."Sally Mae"Besman, Hooker19483:09
4."Let Your Daddy Ride"Hooker19512:40
5."Crawlin' King Snake"Tony Hollins19493:02
6."Weeping Willow Boogie"Hooker19492:49
7."Hobo Blues"Joe Josea, Besman, Hooker19493:03
8."Huckle up Baby"Besman, Hooker19502:50
9."I'm in the Mood"Besman, Hooker19513:07
10."John L's House Rent Boogie"Hooker19513:02
11."No More Doggin'"Rosco Gordon, Jules Taub19602:48
12."I Need Some Money"Berry Gordy, Smokey Robinson19602:28
13."Frisco Blues"Hooker19632:45
14."Dimples"James Bracken, Hooker19562:14
15."It Serves Me Right To Suffer"Hooker19653:38
16."Bottle Up and Go"Hooker19662:26
Disc 2
No.TitleWriter(s)Release YearLength
1."Boom Boom"Hooker19622:34
2."Big Legs, Tight Skirt"Hooker19652:20
3."You Know, I Know"Hooker19664:05
4."One Bourbon, One Scotch, One Beer"Rudy Toombs19663:06
5."Let's Go Out Tonight"Hooker19667:12
6."I Cover the Waterfront"Johnny Green, Edward Heyman19674:04
7."She's Mine (Keep Your Hands to Yourself)"Hooker19622:24
8."Back Biters and Syndicators"Al Smith, Hooker19682:52
9."Think Twice Before You Go"Smith19682:06
10."Shake It Baby"Hooker19634:08
11."I'm Bad Like Jesse James"Hooker19675:20
12."Peavine" (with Canned Heat)Hooker19715:08
13."Burning Hell" (with Canned Heat)Besman, Hooker19713:58
14."Terraplane Blues" (with Roy Rogers)Robert Johnson19872:56
15."I'm in the Mood" (with Roy Rogers & Bonnie Raitt)Besman, Hooker19905:36