60th Anniversary Editions of John Lee Hooker’s “Burnin'” out now

John Lee Hooker – Photo courtesy of Craft Recordings

Craft Recordings’ 60th anniversary special reissues for Burnin’, the electrifying blues album from John Lee Hooker, are out now, uDiscover Music reports.

According to the report, the albums include the original recording of Hooker’s highly influential signature hit “Boom Boom” and feature members of the legendary Funk Brothers (Motown Records’ celebrated house band).

Burnin’ (60th Anniversary Edition) is available in several formats, including a 180-gram vinyl LP (featuring a stereo mix of the album, as it was first released in 1962) housed in a tip-on jacket that replicates Vee-Jay Records’ original designs, remastered from the original analogue tapes by Kevin Gray at Cohearent Audio.

In addition to a wide release on classic black vinyl, fans can also find the album in a variety of limited-edition colour pressings, including Flame Orange vinyl (via Barnes and Noble), Translucent Red vinyl (via Independent Record Stores), and Fuego Blend vinyl (via Hooker’s official website), where you can also find a brand-new official T-shirt featuring the iconic album artwork).

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