Burning Hell (studio album) by John Lee Hooker

Burning Hell by John Lee Hooker
Year: 1964
Overall rank: 21,623rd   Overall chart historyOverall chart history
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74/100 (from 23 votes)
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Award Top albums of 1964 (103rd)
Award Top albums of the 1960s (1,390th)
Award Best albums of all time (21,623rd)
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John Lee Hooker bestography

Burning Hell is ranked 12th best out of 66 albums by John Lee Hooker on BestEverAlbums.com.

The best album by John Lee Hooker is I'm John Lee Hooker which is ranked number 3359 in the list of all-time albums with a total rank score of 436.

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This album is rated in the top 16% of all albums on BestEverAlbums.com. This album has a Bayesian average rating of 74.2/100, a mean average of 75.0/100, and a trimmed mean (excluding outliers) of 75.0/100. The standard deviation for this album is 11.5.

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THe 1 & Only. Just the man and 6 strings
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Pretty edgy for the time, especially the title track. The whole album has a a very gloomy and stripped down sound which compliments the rather dark subject matter of a lot of the songs. Besides the title track, Short Haired Woman, Graveyard Blues and Natchez Burnin' are the best tracks.
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