Biography by Bill Dahl. His compulsive guitar playing and harsh, emotive voice made him one of the last great country blues singers.
Lightnin' Hopkins: Country Blues. The Greatest Blues Legends - Lightnin´ Hopkins, Vol. 8. Sam Hopkins, 283788. Lightnin' Hopkins Blues, Vol. 3. Sam Hopkins. 2. 1. 2015 Original Album plus Bonus Tracks - 1959.
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".
Lightnin' Hopkins (re-released as The Roots of Lightnin' Hopkins) is an album by blues musician Lightnin' Hopkins, recorded in 1959 and released on the Folkways label.
Bad Luck And Troubles. Let's Do the Susie-Q. Lightnin' - The Blues of Lightnin' Hopkins. 2015 Original Album plus Bonus Tracks - 1960.
Lightnin’ (The Blues Of Lightnin’ Hopkins) Tracklist. Automobile Blues Lyrics.
Lightnin' Hopkins - The Blues.