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John Lee Hooker - No Friend Around Album

John Lee Hooker - No Friend Around Album
Performer: John Lee Hooker
Genre: Blues
Title: No Friend Around
MP3 album size: 1257 mb
FLAC album size: 2782 mb
Style: Chicago Blues
Country: UK
Released: 1979
Catalog number: CR 30170
Label: Charly Records


1Decoration Day Blues
2My Baby's Got Somethin'
3Stomp Boogie
4Landing Blues
5Rollin' Blues
6Black Man Blues
7Wandering Blues
8Low Down Midnite Boogie
9House Rent Boogie
10Do The Boogie
11Morning Blues
12Goin' Mad Blues
13No Friend Around
14Helpless Blues


CategoryArtistTitle (Format)LabelCategoryCountryYear
LP 2804John Lee Hooker No Friend Around ‎(LP, Album, Bla)Advent LP 2804UK1969
RLCD 0093John Lee Hooker No Friend Around ‎(CD, Comp, RE)Red Lightnin'RLCD 0093UK1992
CR 30170John Lee Hooker No Friend Around ‎(LP, Comp, Mono, RE)Charly RecordsCR 30170UK1979
MAC CD 189John Lee Hooker Wandering Blues ‎(CD, Comp, RE)Castle CommunicationsMAC CD 189UK1994
SJP009John Lee Hooker Helpless Blues ‎(CD, Comp, RE)Tring International PLCSJP009UK1994


  • ArtworkStarshine Graphics
  • Compiled ByRed Lightnin'
  • DrumsCurtis Foster (tracks: B7)
  • Liner NotesMartin Hawkins
  • Mastered ByRed Lightnin'
  • PianoJames Watkins (tracks: B7)
  • Vocals, GuitarJohn Lee Hooker
  • Written-ByHooker (tracks: A1 to B5), Williamson (tracks: B6, B7)


This release includes several of the many recordings made in Detroit between 1948 and 1951 by Hooker under pseudonyms.

Recordings made in Detroit:
A1, A2 December 1948 as Texas Slim (King Records);
A3, A4 December 1948 as Delta John (Regent);
B1, B4 December 1948 as Birmingham Sam (Savoy);
A5, B7 in 1949 as The Boogie Man (Acorn);
A6, A7 in 1950 (Modern Records);
B2, B3 in 1950 as Johnny Williams (Staff Records);
B5, B6 in 1950 (Sensation Records).


  • Printed By – Gothic Press Ltd.


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