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Lightnin Hopkins - Electric Lightnin (Vinyl, LP, Album)


  1. Dec 10,  · Lightnin' Sam Hopkins, an Album by Lightnin' Sam Hopkins. Released in on Arhoolie (catalog no. F; Vinyl LP). Genres: Electric Texas Blues, Country Blues, Acoustic Texas Blues. Featured peformers: Lightnin' Hopkins (vocals, guitar, piano), Wayne Pope (cover design), Bill Carter (photography), Chris Strachwitz (producer, liner notes)/5(17).
  2. Find album release information for Lightnin' - Lightnin' Hopkins on AllMusic. Find album release information for Lightnin' - Lightnin' Hopkins on AllMusic AllMusic. New Releases. Featured New Releases LP: Lightnin' Analogue LP.
  3. Mar 13,  · Lightnin' Hopkins, an Album by Lightnin' Hopkins. Released in on Saga (catalog no. ERO ; Vinyl LP). Genres: Electric Texas Blues/5(16).
  4. A true poet of the blues, Lightnin' Hopkins was a master of tall, tongue-in-cheek tales, often made up on the spot in the recording studio. The first song on this album, "I'm Going to Build Me a Heaven of My Own," describes an encounter with a bearded man claiming to be Jesus Christ.
  5. 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 .
  6. Check out these new and used Lightnin’ Hopkins vinyl records LPs for sale. Lightning Hopkins was born in Texas in He was raised under the influence of the blues. After a stint in prison in the s, he moved to Houston and attempted to break into the music business.
  7. LP, Vinyl record album (80s pressing.) 5. Vee Jay blues from the mighty Lightnin Hopkins – a real back-to-basics session that features more acoustic guitar than electric, "Key To The Highway" by Sam Lay, and "Mojo Hand" by Lightnin Hopkins. LP, Vinyl record album.
  8. Reissued On Vinyl LP! Remastered From Original LP Master Tapes! Remastered from original LP Master Tapes in in Classic Folkways style tip-on jackets featuring original liner notes. Texas bluesman Samuel "Lightnin'" Hopkins' musical career was reignited by this release.

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