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Lightnin' Hopkins Complete Aladdin Recordings (2-CD)

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weight in Kg 0,164


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Lightnin' Hopkins: Complete Aladdin Recordings (2-CD)

Hopkins' earliest recordings in a nice package, booklet with biography, discography, and many detailed informations - plus great sound quality.


Lightnin' Hopkins - Complete Aladdin Recordings (2-CD) Medium 1
1: Katie May  
2: Feel So Bad  
3: Blues (That Mean Old Twister)  
4: I Can't Stay Here In Your Town  
5: Can't Do Like You Used To  
6: West Coast Blues  
7: Short Haired Woman  
8: L.A. Blues  
9: Big Mama Jump  
10: Down Baby  
11: Let Me Play With Your Poodle  
12: Fast MailRambler  
13: Thinkin' And Worryin'  
14: Can't Get That Woman Off My Mind  
15: Woman Woman  
16: Picture On The Wall  
17: You're Gonna Miss Me  
18: Sugar On My Mind  
19: Nightmare Blues  
20: Someday Baby  
21: Come Back Baby  
22: Lightnin's Boogie  
23: Baby You're Not Going To Make A Fool Out Of M  
24: Daddy Will Be Home One Day  
25: Moon Rise Blues  
26: Howling Wolf  
27: Morning Blues  
28: Have To Let You Go  
29: Mama's Baby Child  
30: Mistreated Blues  
31: My California  
32: Honey Babe  
33: So Long  
34: See See Rider  
35: Unpredictable Woman  
36: I Just Don't Care  
37: Drinkin' Woman  
38: Abilene  
39: Shotgun  
40: Rollin' And Rollin'  
41: Tell It Like It Is  
42: Miss Loretta  


Artikeleigenschaften von Lightnin' Hopkins: Complete Aladdin Recordings (2-CD)

  • Interpret: Lightnin' Hopkins

  • Albumtitel: Complete Aladdin Recordings (2-CD)

  • Format CD
  • Genre Blues

  • Music Genre Blues
  • Music Style Texas Blues
  • Music Sub-Genre 912 Texas Blues
  • Title Complete Aladdin Recordings (2-CD)
  • Label CAPITOL

  • SubGenre Blues - Traditional

  • EAN: 0077779684328

  • weight in Kg 0.164

Artist description "Hopkins, Lightnin'"

Lightnin' Hopkins

Lightnin' Hopkins is many people's idea of what a blues-singer should be : an endlessly inventive folk-poet, whose imagination is touched by almost everything but whose sing-ing and playing express nothing but the blues. And this, despite nearly 30 years of performing and recording, and all the pressures that might have made him something else, he unswervingly has been. But he has not, outside his own com-munity, been very obviously influential on either American or British rock; his blues, sung by others, are not self-sustaining, as many of the Chicagoans' are.


His early recordings, in the Forties and Fifties, were characterised by thunderous amplification - as any number of reissues demonstrate - but his first ventures into a different market, with acoustic guitar, compensate in subtlety for what they lose in force (e.g. the Folkways and some Bluesville albums). Later sessions placed him with accompanying groups, rarely successfully, though his album for Jewel is an exception.

Through all these records he balances slow blues with vivid boogies, occasionally leaving his guitar to essay an idiosyncratic piano style. Born in Centerville, Texas, in 1912, he spent most of his life in Houston, and his refusal to extract himself from that milieu is the chief reason for his undiminished authenticity as an observer, through the blues, of black life.

Electric Blues 1939-2005. - The Definitive Collection!


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