Known to music fans around the world as the "King of the Boogie," John Lee Hooker endures as one of the true superstars of the blues genre: the ultimate beholder of cool. His work is widely recognized for its impact on modern music – his simple, yet deeply effective songs transcend borders and languages around the globe. Each decade of Hooker's long career brought a new generation of fans and fresh opportunities for the ever-evolving artist. 2017 marks what would have been John Lee Hooker's 100th birthday. As part of a larger, year-long centennial celebration for the legendary bluesman, this new collection features some of his most celebrated recordings, from the prime of his career. Spanning his time on Vee-Jay, Stax, Riverside and Specialty Records, the 15-track retrospective includes such favorites as "Boom Boom," "Boogie Chillun'," "Dimples," "Big Legs, Tight Skirt" and "Crawling King Snake." New liner notes by music journalist Bill Dahl round out the essential package!