John Lee Hooker ‎– The Best Of Friends

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Shout! Factory ‎– CTX547CD, Shock (2) ‎– CTX547CD
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1 Boogie Chillen'
Bass – Reggie McBrideDrums – Jim KeltnerEngineer – Joe McGrath, John PorterGuitar – Eric Clapton, Johnny Lee Schell, Rich KirchKeyboards – Bill PayneProducer – John Porter, Mike Kappus
4:35
2 This Is Hip
Bass – Nick LoweDrums – Jim KeltnerEngineer – Allen SidesGuitar, Producer – Ry CooderPiano – Johnnie JohnsonProducer – Roy Rogers (2)Vocals – Bobby King, Terry Evans, Willie Greene*
3:23
3 The Healer
Congas – Armando PerazaDrums – Ndugu Chancler*Engineer – Jim GainesGuitar, Producer – Carlos SantanaKeyboards, Synthesizer – Chester Thompson (2)Producer – Jim Gaines, Roy Rogers (2)Timbales – Chepito Areas*
5:37
4 I Cover The Waterfront
Bass – Maurice CridlinDrums – Scott MathewsEngineer – Samuel Lehmer*Organ – Booker T. JonesProducer – Roy Rogers (2)Vocals, Guitar – Van Morrison
6:39
5 Boom Boom
Bass – Richard CousinsDrums – Kevin Hayes (2)Engineer – Samuel Lehmer*Guitar – Jimmie VaughanKeyboards – Jim Pugh*Producer – Roy Rogers (2)
4:16
6 I'm In The Mood
Drums – Scott MathewsEngineer – Samuel Lehmer*Producer, Guitar – Roy Rogers (2)Vocals, Slide Guitar – Bonnie Raitt
4:28
7 Burnin' Hell
Bass – Juan NelsonDrums – Dean ButterworthEngineer – Samuel Lehmer*Guitar – Ben HarperHarmonica – Charlie MusselwhiteProducer – JP Plunier*, Mike Kappus
4:59
8 Tupelo
Engineer – Samuel Lehmer*Producer – Roy Rogers (2)
3:54
9 Baby Lee
Bass – Richard CousinsDrums – Scott MathewsEngineer – Samuel Lehmer*Guitar – Robert CrayProducer – Roy Rogers (2)
3:43
10 Dimples
Baritone Saxophone – Steve BerlinBass – Conrad LozanoDrums – Victor BisettiEngineer – Mario Caldato Jr.Guitar – Cesar Rosas, David HidalgoHarmonica – John "Juke" Logan*Producer – Los Lobos, Mario Caldato Jr.
3:59
11 Chill Out (Things Gonna Change)
Bass – Benny RietveldCongas – Raul RekowDrums – Gaylord BirchEngineer – Arne FragerGuitar, Producer – Carlos SantanaKeyboards – Chester Thompson (2)Timbales – Karl Perazzo
4:45
12 Big Legs Tight Skirt
Bass – Samuel Taylor (2)Bass Saxophone – Eric BarberDrums – Joachim CooderEngineer – Bernie Grundman, Jerry Boys, Rail Jon Rogut*Guitar, Producer – Ry CooderPiano – Ike TurnerVocals – Terry EvansVocals, Tenor Saxophone – Gil Bernal
5:59
13 Don't Look Back
Acoustic Bass – Ruth DaviesDrums – Kevin Hayes (2)Engineer – Jim Stern, Samuel Lehmer*Guitar – Danny CaronKeyboards – Charles BrownVocals, Guitar, Producer – Van Morrison
6:41
14 Up And Down [Bonus Track]
Bass – Steve EhrmannDrums – Scott MatthewsGuitar – Mike OsbornPiano – Johnnie Johnson
4:35

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- Track 1 recorded at Ocean Way Recording, Hollywood, CA and Russian Hills Recording, San Francisco, CA. Edited at Cherokee Recording Studios, Los Angeles, CA. Mixed at One On One South, Los Angeles, CA.
- Track 2 Recorded at Ocean Way Recording, Los Angeles, CA.
- Tracks 3, 5, 8, 11, 13 Recorded and mixed at The Plant Recording Studios, Sausalito, CA.
- Tracks 4, 6, 7, 9, 14 Recorded and mixed at Russian Hills Recording, San Francisco, CA
- Track 10 recorded and mixed at Sunset South Factory, Hollywood, CA.
-Track 12 Recorded and mixed at Ocean Way Recording, Hollywood, CA. Additional mixing at Livingston Recording Studios Ltd., London UK. and Bernie Grundman Mastering, Los Angeles CA.

This compilation ℗ & © 2007 John Lee Hooker Estate Under Exclusive License to Shout ! Factory LLC, 2042-A Armacost Ave, Los Angeles
Tracks 1, 6, 7 published by Sony/ATV Songs LLC/La Cienega Music Co. (BMI)
Tracks 2, 4 published by Boogie One Music (BMI) admin. by Bug Music
Track 3 published by King Of Boogie/Chops Not Chaps Music (BMI) admin. by Bug Music/Light Music admin. by Len Freedman (BMI)/Urmila Music admin. by Len Freedman (ASCAP)
Tracks 5, 8, 9, 10, 12, 13 published by Conrad Music (BMI)
Track 11 published by King Of Boogie (BMI) admin. by Bug Music/Light Music admin. by Len Freedman (BMI)/Urmila Music admin. by Len Freedman (ASCAP)

Track 14 Up And Down written by John Lee Hooker and Lunn Pini. Produced by: Roy Rogers. Executive Producer: Mike Kappus
[Recorded 1/12.91 at Russian Hill [Originally released on the Japanese Edition of The Best Of Friends [Bonus Track for 2007 Reissue]

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Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
7243 8 46424 2 6 John Lee Hooker The Best Of Friends(CD, Comp) Pointblank 7243 8 46424 2 6 US 1998 Sell This Version
VPBCD 49, 7 243 8 464242 6 John Lee Hooker The Best Of Friends(CD, Comp, Unofficial) Virgin (2), Virgin (2) VPBCD 49, 7 243 8 464242 6 Russia 1998 Sell This Version
7243 8 46424 2 6 John Lee Hooker The Best Of Friends(CD, Comp) Pointblank 7243 8 46424 2 6 Canada 1998 Sell This Version
VPBTD 49, 724384644240 John Lee Hooker The Best Of Friends(Cass, Comp) Virgin, Virgin VPBTD 49, 724384644240 Poland 1998 Sell This Version
SPV 49342 CD John Lee Hooker The Best Of Friends(CD, Comp, RE, Dig) Blue Label (3) SPV 49342 CD Europe 2007 Sell This Version

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