Two CD collection from the Blues great. Rolling Stone magazine included Hopkins at number 71 on their list of the 100 greatest guitarists of all time. Hopkins' style was born from spending many hours playing informally without a backing band. His distinctive fingerstyle playing often included playing, in effect, bass, rhythm, lead, percussion, and vocals, all at the same time. He played both "alternating" and "monotonic" bass styles incorporating imaginative, often chromatic turnarounds and single note lead lines. Tapping or slapping the body of his guitar added rhythmic accompaniment.
33310OLightnin' Hopkins - The Very Best Of Lightnin Hopkins [Expanded Edition] (2-CD)http://oldies.scdn5.secure.raxcdn.com/i/boxart/large/19/030206190922.jpg?v=416.9815.28USDOutOfStockFuel 2000CDBluesLightnin-Hopkins2012-02-29
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