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Rolling Stone (10/3/91) - 3.5 Stars - Very Good "...really rips on the ripe, low-down blues..."Q (10/91) - 4 Stars - Excellent "...a sapphire of an album...as fine and funky as anything he's cut in the last 40-odd years..."Mojo (Publisher) (10/01, p.169) - "...For sheer good-humored whomp, the best of Hooker's 4 '90s 'comeback' albums..."104.5826

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Down Beat (1960) - 4 Stars - Very Good - "...it is delightful to be able to hear a full-voiced blues singer, backing himself on country-style guitar....There's heartache, sadness, joy, and hope in these songs..."91.50981

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Down Beat (June 2002, p.60) - 3 out of 5 stars - "...Contain[s] moments of stark intensity, when his vocals fuse sensually with guitar on 'move and groove' or flow-like-molasses rhytms that cast spells..."78.89137

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Q (8/93, p.112) - 4 Stars - Excellent - "...over 70 minutes of high-octane moaning from Hooker's more coherent catalogue...the set stands up well for both blues anthologists and '60s enthusiasts alike..."Mojo (Publisher) (10/01, p.169) - "...This filleting of the years from 1965 to 1974 includes his pointed, poignant 'Motor City is Burning' as covered by the MC5..."78.43698

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Musician (9/92, p.110) - "...a flawless collection drawn primarily from 1953....Mesmerizing..."52.29132

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Mojo (Publisher) (p.120) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "Best Track award is a toss up between The Everly Brothers' dreamy, seductive take on Jack's old roomie's 'Mr. Soul' or the jaw-dropping collaboration between John Lee Hooker, Taj Mahal and Miles Davis..."0.8951276

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Rolling Stone (4/29/71, p.44) - "...despite the cover billing, (Canned Heat) are very much a backup group, for this is really a John Lee Hooker album, and one of his best in a long while..." -Bob PalmerMojo (Publisher) (10/01, p.169) - "...As magisterial an album-as-album as Hooker ever cut..."0.7311619

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Living Blues (6/03, p.109) - "...This set offers a fascinating proof that there was much more to Detroit's pre-Motown years than the rough country-based blues of men like John Lee Hooker, Dr. Ross, and Bobo Jenkins..."0.7311619

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Rolling Stone (p.71) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "[T]he trio made raw-boned, matter-of-factly infectious songs out of a supercharged bar-band sound."Uncut (p.129) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "TRES HOMBRES was a breakthrough, courtesy of the John Lee Hooker-derived 'La Grange'."Mojo (Publisher) (p.119) - 5 stars out of 5 -- "[A] Tex-Mex combo platter of blues, soul and funky hard rock, spiced with a little Beefheart-inspired weirdness."0.4874413

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Entertainment Weekly (11/3/00, p.83) - "...[He] returns to a straightforward John Lee Hooker/'Mississippi' Fred McDowell style, yet still incorporating the turntable scratches and ambient beats that made him an indie-rock hero..." - Rating: BMagnet (1-2/01, p.81) - "...Guaranteed to raise more goosebumps than a Jeff Buckley record..."Living Blues (7-8/01, p.15) - Rated as "Best New Blues Album of 2000" in LB's 2001 Critics' Awards.0.4874413

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Rolling Stone (p.71) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "[T]he trio made raw-boned, matter-of-factly infectious songs out of a supercharged bar-band sound."Uncut (p.129) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "TRES HOMBRES was a breakthrough, courtesy of the John Lee Hooker-derived 'La Grange'."Mojo (Publisher) (p.119) - 5 stars out of 5 -- "[A] Tex-Mex combo platter of blues, soul and funky hard rock, spiced with a little Beefheart-inspired weirdness."0.4874413

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Mojo (Publisher) (p.114) - 4 stars out of 5 -- "[I]t encapsulates perfectly the soundtrack to his boozy Soho cellar dive. Sixties ska, '70s reggae, pub rock and 2-Tone fill the slippery dancefloor."Mojo (Publisher) (p.126) - 5 stars out of 5 - "[C]elebrating 25 years of Little Richard-style holler at London's top R&B club..."0.4591039

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Down Beat (1/96, p.49) - 4.5 Stars - Very Good/Excellent - "...[Williams] uses his big and tough voice to sing...with passion, conviction, forbearance. His homemade guitar also captures his deep feeling....exemplifies the Delta tradition, reflecting a proud man's attempts to deal with adversity....The sound reproduction...is excellent..."Dirty Linen (4-5/96, p.51) - "...With his gruff, blustery voice, Williams brings to mind the foreboding menace of acoustic John Lee Hooker..."Living Blues (3-4/96, p.92) - "...For those discovering the joys of acoustic Delta blues for the first time, MISSISSIPPI'S BIG JOE WILLIAMS AND HIS NINE-STRING GUITAR offers the chance to be initiated into some of the music's deepest and most passionate secrets, by one of the all-time masters."0.4265111

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Spin (9/95, pp.112-113) - 6 - Reasonably Good - "...wallows in a deep, bass-driven earthy blues that's on a continuum with John Lee Hooker, dub reggae, and Miles Davis' early '70s electric period. Kyuss' preferred method of assault is a slow-motion blizzard of sound, like thrash slowed down to 16 rpm..."Q (8/95, p.124) - 3 Stars - Good - "...part grunge rumble, part Mick Ronson salvo circa Spiders Of Mars....John Garcia's vocals wail convincingly but it's Josh Homme's fluid guitar that strays into everything from glam to thrash, with a touch of melody lulling the impartial listener into a false sense of semi-comfort..."NME (Magazine) (7/15/95, p.46) - 8 (out of 10) "...the thinking mammoth's metal muthas....Kyuss' riffs are supremely obese, like the bowels of Black Sabbath after six vindaloos and no rice, and only Monster Magnet can really compare on that level..."0.3655809

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Rolling Stone (3/23/95, p.124) - 3.5 Stars - Very Good - "...At times, everything in Morphine sounds like it's playing the rhythm--the intertwining sax and bass line, the lyrics' syllabic pop....For all their sultriness, Morphine do rock out, and like the best jazz, they swing at any tempo..."Entertainment Weekly (3/17/95, p.88) - "...it's tough to keep any sound from seeming stale, especially one as eccentric and seemingly limited as Morphine's bass, drums, and baritone sax lineup. YES generally succeeds, adding energy to the band's muscular `low rock'..." - Rating: B+Q (2/96, p.65) - Included in Q's 50 Best Albums of 1995.Q (5/95, p.109) - 4 Stars - Excellent - "...Morphine still pull off the difficult trick of sounding fresh while making you feel you've heard it all before."Alternative Press (5/95, pp.71-72) - "...Morphine have turned their aesthetic slightly askew, with some songs as heady as the concoction of a Lucky Strike snubbed into a battered ashtray smoldering into the mist of a cheap perfume. Turn up the collar on your coat and stagger away, smiling..."Melody Maker (4/22/95, p.33) - "...Morphine's after-hours world of hustlers, losers, drug addicts and wronged lovers [has a] dramatic momentum that doesn't let up until the last tale has come to its inevitably sorry end....the absence of guitar...bring[s] some authenticity to the story, the lo-fi, jazz feel of the sax blending in brilliantly with the literary ghosts evoked by the bass..."Musician (6/95, pp.73-74) - "...amplifies their trenchcoat take on rock 'n' roll, a take that has chiseled a place for itself even though it's threaded with anachronisms and prone to contradiction....bridges the emotional gap between John Lee Hooker's moaning stealth and Last Exit's frenzied abstraction..."0.3046508

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Q (2/91) - 4 Stars - Very Good - "...a muttered collection of musical converstions that turns the blues into a kind of ambient soundscape ...evoking a swampy world of desire, deceit and consequences with masterful ease...."Uncut (1/03, p.97) - Included in Uncut's "100 Best Albums of the Year"0.2623451

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Entertainment Weekly (7/26/96, pp.52-54) - "...Like many other contemporary pop soundtracks, STEALING BEAUTY is a hodgepodge (Stevie Wonder to Liz Phair), but one with unerring taste and a unified theme:...romantic longing..." - Rating: B+Q (9/96, p.122) - 3 Stars - Good - "...features not music of a classical bent but mainstream...contemporary fare....[the] rollercoaster ride of emotions...are here interpreted...with musical velvet....Suitable affecting stuff."0.229552

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