The music of legendary bluesman John Lee Hooker will be released on a 4-CD box set Oct. 31 via Shout! Factory.

The music of legendary bluesman John Lee Hooker will be released on a 4-CD box set Oct. 31 via Shout! Factory. "Hooker" will cull material from all eras of the artist's 50-year career, from a 1948 recording of "Boogie Chillen" to a version of the same song recorded in 1998 with Eric Clapton.

As previously reported, the Hooker estate, which is controlled by daughter Zaklya Hooker, recently licensed five of his best-selling albums from the '80s and '90s to Shout! Factory. Half of the material on the box set will come from those albums, while the other half will be licensed from current rights holders, including EMI, Fantasy and Vee-Jay.

"Hooker" includes performances with Eric Clapton, Robert Cray, Bonnie Raitt and Carlos Santana, among others, plus early tracks Hooker recorded under such names as Texas Slim and Johnny Williams. Music journalist Ted Drozdowski will contribute comprehensive liner notes about Hooker's influences and career, with additional notes provided by Van Morrison, Santana and Fito de la Parra.

Here is the track list for "Hooker":

Disc One:
"Boogie Chillen'"
"Sally Mae"
"Black Man Blues," Texas Slim
"Hobo Blues"
"Hoogie Boogie"
"Weeping Willow Boogie"
"Crawlin' King Snake"
"Driftin' From Door To Door"
"Catfish Blues"
"Moses Smote The Water"
"Huckle Up Baby"
"Wandering Blues," Texas Slim
"Don't You Remember Me," Texas Slim
"Notoriety Woman
"Let Your Daddy Ride
"John L's House Rent Boogie
"Bumble Bee Blues," Johnny Williams
"Leave My Wife Alone," John Lee Booker
"Just Me And My Telephone"
"I'm In The Mood"
"Blues For Big Town"
"Stuttering Blues," John Lee Booker
"Down Child"
"Boogie Rambler"
"Baby You Ain't No Good"
"I'm Ready"

Disc Two:
"Dimples"
"Every Night"
"I'm So Excited"
"I Love You Honey"
"Tupelo Blues"
"I Need Some Money"
"Democrat Man"
"No More Doggin'"
"Gonna Use My Rod"
"Whiskey And Wimmen"
"No Shoes"
"We're All God's Chillun"
"I'm Goin' Upstairs"
"Teachin' The Blues"
"You Lost A Good Man"
"Don't Turn Me From Your Door"
"When My First Wife Quit Me"
"Boom Boom"
"She's Mine"
"Frisco Blues"
"Let's Make It" (Live)
"Birmingham Blues"
"Big Legs Tight Skirt"
"It Serves Me Right To Suffer"
"I'm Losin' You"
"I Cover The Waterfront"

Disc Three:
"One Bourbon, One Scotch, One Beer"
"Let's Go Out Tonight"
"Bottle Up And Go"
"King of the World" (Live)
"I'm Bad Like Jesse James" (Live)
"Think Twice Before You Go"
"Mean Mean Woman"
"Burning Hell" - John Lee Hooker & Canned Heat
"Peavine" - John Lee Hooker & Canned Heat
"I Got My Eyes On You" - John Lee Hooker & Canned Heat
"Doin' the Shout"
"Bluebird"
"Early One Morning"
"We'll Meet Again"
"Loving People"

Disc Four:
"Baby Lee," John Lee Hooker & Robert Cray
"I'm in the Mood," John Lee Hooker & Bonnie Raitt
"The Healer," John Lee Hooker & Carlos Santana
"Mr. Lucky," John Lee Hooker & Robert Cray
"I Cover the Waterfront," John Lee Hooker & Van Morrison
"This Is Hip," John Lee Hooker & Ry Cooder
"Bottle Up and Go," John Lee Hooker & Josh Hammond
"Same Old Blues Again," John Lee Hooker & Robert Cray
"Boom Boom," John Lee Hooker & Jimmie Vaughan
"Chill Out (Things Gonna Change)," John Lee Hooker & Carlos Santana
"Tupelo"
"Kiddio," John Lee Hooker & Charles Brown
"Dimples," John Lee Hooker & Los Lobos
"Don't Look Back," John Lee Hooker & Van Morrison
"Up and Down"
"Mean Mean World"
"Boogie Chillen'," John Lee Hooker & Eric Clapton

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