Lightnin' Hopkins - Lightnin' And the Blues LP

Lightnin' Hopkins - Lightnin' And the Blues LP

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Lightnin Sam Hopkins stands alone. The master of spontaneous musical combustion, Hopkins magnificent guitar idiosyncrasies and deeply expressive vocals qualify him as on the most arresting and irresistible practitioners in all of the blues.
These 30 tracks, comprising the original Lightnin & the Blues LP and additional songs he cut for Herald Records in April 1954, qualify as the ultimate showcase for Hopkins prodigious blues power. Lightnin didn t just sing the blues, he embodied them; his mesmerizing electric guitar doesn t just walk and talk it howls, growls and testifies, coiling up and striking out with stinging precision.

1. Nothin' But The Blues
2. Don't Think 'Cause You're Pretty
3. Lightnin's Boogie
4. Life I Used To Live
5. Sick Feelin' Blues
6. Evil Hearted Woman
7. Blues For My Cookie
8. Sittin' Down Thinkin'
9. My Baby's Gone
10. Lonesome In Your Home
11. Lightnin's Special
12. My Little Kewpie Doll
13. Let's Move
14. Had A Gal Called Sal
15. Shine On Moon
16. Don't Need No Job
17. Early Mornin' Boogie
18. Blues Is A Mighty Bad Feeling
19. Boogie Woogie Dance
20. Please Don't Go Baby
21. Finally Met My Baby
22. That's Alright Baby Ruth Ames vocal
23. I Love You Baby with Ruth Ames vocal
24. Grandma's Boogie
25. Hear Me Talkin'
26. Lightnin's Stomp
27. Lightnin' Don't Feel Well
28. Flash Lightnin'
29. Shine On Moon
30. Hopkins' Sky Hop

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