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Lightnin' Hopkins Hello Central: The Best Of

Hello Central: The Best Of
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catalog number: CD7237982

weight in Kg 0,107

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Lightnin' Hopkins: Hello Central: The Best Of

Official Sony Music release. His original Mainstream recordings in superb quality.
 

Songs

Hopkins, Lightnin' - Hello Central: The Best Of CD 1
1: Home In The Woods (No Good Woman)
2: Hello Central (Give Me Central)
3: Gotta Move
4: Broken Hearted Blues
5: Bald Headed Woman
6: Buck Dance Boogie (Papa Bones Boogie)
7: Freight Train
8: Everybody's Down On Me
9: Coffee Blues
10: I'm Begging You
11: Why Did You Get Mad At Me
12: Long Way From Texas
13: Worried Blues
14: Happy New Year
15: Down To The River
16: You Do Too (I'll Never Forget The Day)
17: Tap Dance Boogie
18: Now Short Haired Woman
19: Tell Me Boogie (Mad As I Can Be)
20: My Heart To Weep

 

Artikeleigenschaften von Lightnin' Hopkins: Hello Central: The Best Of

  • Interpret: Lightnin' Hopkins

  • Albumtitel: Hello Central: The Best Of

  • Format CD
  • Genre Blues

  • Music Genre Blues
  • Music Style Texas Blues
  • Music Sub-Genre 912 Texas Blues
  • Title Hello Central: The Best Of
  • Label SBME

  • SubGenre Blues - Traditional

  • EAN: 0886972379821

  • 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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