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Lightnin' Hopkins The Gold Star Sessions Vol.2

The Gold Star Sessions Vol.2
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Lightnin' Hopkins: The Gold Star Sessions Vol.2

(1947-50 'Gold Star') (67:53/24)

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  • Interpret: Lightnin' Hopkins

  • Album titlle: The Gold Star Sessions Vol.2

  • Label ARHOOLIE

  • Genre Blues

  • Year of publication 1928
  • Artikelart CD

  • EAN: 0096297033722

  • weight in Kg 0.1
Hopkins, Lightnin' - The Gold Star Sessions Vol.2 CD 1
01 Walking Blues
02 Shining Moon
03 Ida May
04 Mercy
05 Automobile Blues
06 Glory B Blues
07 All I Got Is Gone
08 Whiskey Blues
09 European Blues
10 What Can It Be
11 Lonesome Home
12 Appetite Blues
13 Lightning Blues
14 Hammond Boogie
15 Rollin' Woman Blues
16 Jail House Blues
17 T-Model Blues
18 No Mail Blues UA
Lightnin' Hopkins Lightnin' Hopkins is many people's idea of what a blues-singer should be... more
"Lightnin' Hopkins"

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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