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Lightnin' Hopkins

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Lightnin' Hopkins

Lightnin' Hopkins has been played over 10 times on NTS, first on 22 October 2013. Lightnin' Hopkins's music has been featured on 14 episodes.

Samuel John "Lightnin'" Hopkins (March 15, 1912 – January 30, 1982) 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 100 greatest guitarists of all time.

The musicologist Robert "Mack" McCormick opined that Hopkins is "the embodiment of the jazz-and-poetry spirit, representing its ancient form in the single creator whose words and music are one act".

Hopkins was born in Centerville, Texas, and as a child…

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