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Blues Traveler - Hook Album
Rock / Blues
Performer: Blues Traveler
Title: Hook
Style: Alternative Rock, Pop Rock
Year 1995
Country US
Label A&M Records
Catalog Number 31458 1174 7
Genre: Rock / Blues
Rating: 4.2
Votes: 338
MP3 size: 2083 mb
FLAC size: 2298 mb
WMA size: 1226 mb
Record From: Vinyl, 7", 45 RPM, Single

Blues Traveler - Hook Album


1Hook (Edit)4:20
2Run-around (Edit)4:12


CategoryArtistTitle (Format)LabelCategoryCountryYear
31458 1176 4Blues Traveler Hook ‎(Cass, Single)A&M Records31458 1176 4US1995
31458 1179 2Blues Traveler Hook ‎(CD, Single)A&M Records31458 1179 2US1994
31458 8342 2Blues Traveler Hook ‎(CD, Single, Promo, car)A&M Records31458 8342 2US1994
POCM 1146Blues Traveler Hook ‎(CD, Single)A&M RecordsPOCM 1146Japan1995


  • Engineer [Engineered By]Michael Barbiero
  • Producer [Produced By], Mixed BySteve Thompson & Michael Barbiero
  • Written-ByJ. Popper


7" Single Without Picture Sleeve

Published By Blues Traveler Publishing Corporation (BMI), admin. by Irving Music, Inc. (BMI)

Original version appears on the A&M cassette and compact disc "Four" 31454 0265 4/2

℗ & © 1995 A&M Records, Inc.


  • Barcode (Text): 7 31458-1174-7 6
  • Barcode (String): 731458117476
  • Matrix / Runout (Label Side A): 31458 1174 7A
  • Matrix / Runout (Label Side B): 31458 1174 7B
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout, Side A, Etched): 31458-1174-A -SPI GS I - I
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout, Side B, Etched): 31458 1174 7B -SPI I - I GS
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout, Side A&B, Stamped): [SRC Logo]
  • Rights Society: BMI


  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – A&M Records, Inc.
  • Copyright (c) – A&M Records, Inc.
  • Pressed By – Specialty Records Corporation
  • Published By – Blues Traveler Publishing Corporation
  • Published By – Irving Music, Inc.



Hook is a song by the jam band Blues Traveler, from their 1994 album Four. The song peaked at 23 on the Billboard Hot 100. The title of the song is a reference to the term hook: A hook is a musical idea, often a short riff, passage, or phrase, that is used in popular music to make a song appealing and to catch the ear of the listener. Hook As Made Famous by Blues Traveler. Лента с персональными рекомендациями и музыкальными новинками, радио, подборки на любой вкус, удобное управление своей. Music video by Blues Traveler performing Hook. Hook is a song by jam band Blues Traveler, from their 1994 album Four. The song's title refers to a hook in music terminology: the catchy element or phrase of a song which makes it distinctive and memorable. The song's lyrics assert that whatever the singer sings about is effectively meaningless, since the song's musical hook will keep listeners coming back, even if they are unaware of the reason. In the introduction, John Popper sings, It doesn't matter what I say, So long as I sing with inflect read more. by Blues Traveler. Album: Four 1994. Charted: 23. Get the Sheet Music License This Song . The hook brings you back is the hook of the song, so he can say whatever he wants in this part and get away with it. The message is that you don't need deep, meaningful lyrics to make people like your music. You need a good hook, and it helps to be charismatic. On a deeper level, this can relate to superficial society in general, which is demonstrated in the video which shows beauty pageant contestants and a politician singing the song - they're all show and no substance, but most people don't notice or care. With Blues Traveler, Brendan Hill, Chan Kinchla, Ken Ober. Blues Traveler performs in the music video Hook from the album Four recorded for A&M Records. The music video begins with a man on a couch watching a beauty pageant on television. The women in the pageant lip-synch the lyrics of the song as Blues Travelers plays on the stage. Title: Blues Traveler: Hook Video 1995. Blues Traveler. A single that first appeared on Blues Travelers fourth album, appropriately titled Four. The song follows the same chord progression as Pachelbels notorious Canon In D, Read More. Produced by. Steve Thompson & Michael Barbiero. Release Date. September 13, 1994. ARTIST: Blues Traveler ALBUM: Four YEAR: 1995 CAPO: none TUNING: standard Fixed lyrics, fixed phrasing to better match chords, added chords for instrumental, added alt chord position chart a. A E Fm7 C7 Because the hook brings you back D A D E I ain't tellin' you no lie A E Fm7 C7 The hook brings you back D A D E On that you can rely. A E Fm7 C7 There is something amiss D A D E I am being insincere A E Fm7 C7 In fact I don't mean any of this D A D E Still my confession draws you near A E Fm7 C7 To confuse the issue I refer D A D. Carolina Blues 14. E: Hook Topics: blues, traveler, ADK, Fredericton, Harvest, jibooer Source: AKG CK61 NBob ActivesNaiant PFA Sound Devices MP-2 Edirol R-44 24bit48kHz. The John Popper Project will actually have a new name and spelling with their album coming out later this year - The John Popper Project featuring DJ Logic. Maybe we could just set the name up as John Popper and list these bands as belonging to it Thanks, Gina Traveler Empire Inc BT Touring Inc