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Lightnin' Hopkins

Lightnin' Hopkins has been played over 30 times on NTS, first on 22 October 2013. Lightnin' Hopkins's music has been featured on 29 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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Mojo Hand
Lightnin' Hopkins
Fire Records1962
Mojo Hand
Lightnin' HopkinsFire Records1962
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I'm Achin'
Lightnin Hopkins
Herald1959
I'm Achin'
Lightnin HopkinsHerald1959
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My Babe
Lightnin Hopkins
Bluesville1963
My Babe
Lightnin HopkinsBluesville1963
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Awful Dream
Lightnin' Hopkins
Fire Records1962
Awful Dream
Lightnin' HopkinsFire Records1962
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Mr. Charlie
Lightnin' Hopkins
Altaya, Charly R&B1996
Mr. Charlie
Lightnin' HopkinsAltaya, Charly R&B1996
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Blues Is A Feeling
Lightning Hopkins
Prestige1964
Blues Is A Feeling
Lightning HopkinsPrestige1964
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Penitentiary Blues
Lightnin' Hopkins
Not Now Music2010
Penitentiary Blues
Lightnin' HopkinsNot Now Music2010
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Black Cat Bone
Lightnin' Hopkins
Rhino Records1993
Black Cat Bone
Lightnin' HopkinsRhino Records1993
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Vietnam War
Billy Bizor, Lightning Hopkins
Home Cooking Records1989
Vietnam War
Billy Bizor, Lightning HopkinsHome Cooking Records1989
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Bring Me My Shotgun
Lightnin' Hopkins
Goldenlane Records2013
Bring Me My Shotgun
Lightnin' HopkinsGoldenlane Records2013
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