Signed LP cover from influential American blues singer, guitarist and songwriter who has signed this 1981 compilation of work recorded from 1955-1959, Charly R&B Records (CRB 1013). Signed in black ballpoint ink to the front cover "John Lee Hooker", "John", "John", "John Lee Hooker," and "JLH."
In 1992, he described his music: "I don't play a lot of fancy guitar. I don't want to play it. The kind of guitar I want to play is mean, mean licks." (Atlanta Daily News, 1992)