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Lightnin' Hopkins The Great Electric Show And Dance

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Lightnin' Hopkins: The Great Electric Show And Dance

Four bonus cuts from his 1965 and 1968 sessions fro Jewel. One of his rare 'arranged' recording sessions. LIGHTNIN' HOPKINS - gtr/voc, EDDIE HINTON - gtr, prob. BILLY BIZOR - hca, BARRY BECKETT - kbds, DAVID HOOD - bass, ROGER HAWKISN - drums.


Lightnin' Hopkins - The Great Electric Show And Dance Medium 1
1: Lovin' Arms  
2: Rock Me Mama  
3: Mr. Charlie (part 1)  
4: Mr. Charlie (part 2)  
5: Play With Your Poodle  
6: You're Too Fast  
7: Love Me This Morning  
8: I'm Comin' Home  
9: Ride In You New Automobile  
10: Breakfast Time  
11: Uncle Stan The Hip Hit Record Man  
12: The Purple Puppy  
13: Lightnin' Strikes One More Time  
14: Race Track  


Artikeleigenschaften von Lightnin' Hopkins: The Great Electric Show And Dance

  • Interpret: Lightnin' Hopkins

  • Albumtitel: The Great Electric Show And Dance

  • Format CD
  • Genre Blues

  • Music Genre Blues
  • Music Style Texas Blues
  • Music Sub-Genre 912 Texas Blues
  • Title The Great Electric Show And Dance
  • Label FUEL 2000

  • SubGenre Blues - Traditional

  • EAN: 0030206164121

  • 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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