John Lee Hooker: (August 1917 – June was a highly influential American blues singer-songwriter and guitarist. Hooker rose to prominence performing his own unique style of country blues. He developed a 'talking blues' style that was his trademark.
The Beatles were famously (!) fishing out the window of their hotel suite at the Edgewater INN in Seattle, Washington. They filled the Coliseum in 1964 -- The Edgewater Hotel was to Seattle, what the white lines on Abbey Road are to Fans, to this day.