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1991:

John Lee Hooker Added: 2004-04-27 At over 70, legendary Delta/Detroit Blues man John Lee Hooker releases the enormously successful albums The Healer (1989) and Mr. Lucky (1991). These albums put Hooker in the Guinness Book of World Records as the highest United Kingdom chart position ever attained by a blues album and as the oldest performer ever to reach the top five. As if that weren't enough, The Healer sold over a million copies and won Hooker his first Grammy.
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