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Lightnin' Hopkins Country Blues

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catalog number: CD3115932

weight in Kg 0,107

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Lightnin' Hopkins: Country Blues

The original LP release, transferred to CD. LIGHTNIN' HOPKINS acoustic gtr/voc.
 

Songs

Lightnin' Hopkins - Country Blues Medium 1
1: Long Time  
2: Rainy Day Blues  
3: Baby!  
4: Long Gone Like A Turkey Thru The Corn  
5: Prison Blues Come Down On Me  
6: Backwater Blues (That Mean Old Twister)  
7: Gonna Pull A Party  
8: Bluebird, Bluebird  
9: See See Rider  
10: Worrying My Mind  
11: Till The Gin Gets Here  
12: Bunion Stew  
13: You Got To Work To Get Your Pay  
14: Go Down Old Hannah  
15: Hear My Black Dog Bark  

 

Artikeleigenschaften von Lightnin' Hopkins: Country Blues

  • Interpret: Lightnin' Hopkins

  • Albumtitel: Country Blues

  • Format CD
  • Genre Blues

  • Music Genre Blues
  • Music Style Texas Blues
  • Music Sub-Genre 912 Texas Blues
  • Title Country Blues
  • Label ESSENTIAL MEDIA GRP

  • SubGenre Blues - Traditional

  • EAN: 0894231159329

  • weight in Kg 0.107
 
 

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.

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