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Lightnins Special - Lightnin Hopkins - Texas Blues Giant (CD, Album)

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  1. Listen to music from Lightnin' Hopkins. Find the latest tracks, albums, and images from Lightnin' Hopkins.
  2. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the CD release of Texas Blues Giant on Discogs. Label: Future Noise Music Ltd. - FVTD • Format: 3x, CD Album, Compilation • Country: US • Genre: Blues •4/5(2).
  3. Feb 02,  · (NOTE: All issued on EMI CD Titles also issued credited to LIGHTNIN’ HOPKINS & THUNDER SMITH; LIGHTNIN’ HOPKINS; THUNDER & LIGHTNIN’.) “LIGHTNIN’” HOPKINS V/g with Wilson “Thunder” Smith, p; d (except -1) Los Angeles, 9 Nov Katie Mae blues (Katie May) Ald , Score LP , Imp LP ,
  4. Samuel John "Lightnin'" Hopkins (March 15, – January 30, ) was an American country blues singer, songwriter, guitarist and occasional pianist, from Centerville, Texas. Rolling Stone magazine ranked him number 71 on its list of the greatest guitarists of all time.. The musicologist Robert "Mack" McCormick opined that Hopkins is "the embodiment of the jazz-and-poetry spirit.
  5. Lightnin' Hopkins had already recorded dozens, if not hundreds, of sides for various labels by the time he hooked up with Chris Strachwitz in the late '50s, but his recordings for Strachwitz's Arhoolie label are some of the rawest and strongest of his career.5/5(11).
  6. No one personified the lonesome blues singer with an old beat-up guitar more than the very essence of Texas blues, Lightnin' Hopkins. This CD takes you across the unspoiled landscape of his long career: his hits Coffee Blues and Give Me Central plus Gotta Move; Worried Blues; Freight Train Blues; No Good Woman; You Do Too, and 13 more!
  7. One of the most influential blues players of the last century was Sam Hopkins, better known as Lightnin’. The first paragraph of his profile at AllMusic says that the Texas native’s style didn’t change much. through his career.. Considering that he was active from the s to the s, such consistency suggests both discipline and stubbornness.

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