Lightnin' Hopkins
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Coffee House Blues
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Mojo Hand
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Trouble In Mind
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Lightnin's Boogie (Remastered 2001)
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Short Haired Woman

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Lightnin' Hopkins

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Sam Hopkins was a Texas country bluesman of the highest caliber whose career began in the 1920s and stretched all the way into the 1980s. Along the way, Hopkins watched the genre change remarkably, but he never appreciably altered his mournful Lone Star sound, which translated onto both acoustic and electric guitar. Hopkins' nimble dexterity made intricate boogie riffs seem easy, and his fascinating penchant for improvising lyrics to fit whatever situation might arise made him a... Read more

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