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Lightnin' & Roosevelt Hopkins Masters Of The Country Blues

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Lightnin' & Roosevelt Hopkins: Masters Of The Country Blues

('Yazoo') (approx.60:00) (Code: ? - Farbe/color)


Lightnin' & Roosevelt Hopkins - Masters Of The Country Blues Medium 1
1: Walking Down 75 Highway HOPKINS, Lightnin'  
2: How Long Since You Been Home HOPKINS, Lightnin'  
3: Short Haired Woman HOPKINS, Lightnin'  
4: Mr. Charlie HOPKINS, Lightnin'  
5: Mojo Hand HOPKINS, Lightnin'  
6: Slavery Time HOPKINS, Lightnin  
7: Night Time Is The Right Time SYKES, Roosevelt  
8: Forty Four Blues SYKES, Roosevelt  
9: I Ain't Mad With You SYKES, Roosevelt  
10: Blue Moon SYKES, Roosevelt  
11: I'm A Nut SYKES, Roosevelt  
12: My Driving Wheel SYKES, Roosevelt  
13: Going Down Slow SYKES, Roosevelt  


Artikeleigenschaften von Lightnin' & Roosevelt Hopkins: Masters Of The Country Blues

  • Interpret: Lightnin' & Roosevelt Hopkins

  • Albumtitel: Masters Of The Country Blues

  • Format DVD
  • Title Masters Of The Country Blues
  • Label YAZOO

  • EAN: 0016351051394

  • weight in Kg 0.100

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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