Singer and electric/acoustic Texas Blues guitar player Lightnin' Hopkins' career spanned from the 1920s to the '80s. It's amazing to think that he was a self-taught musician. He was one of the most exciting and well-respected performers ever to hit a stage, and this best-selling CD captures him at his best.
Includes liner notes by Kerry "Chicago Kerry" Kudlacek.
Personnel: Lightnin' Hopkins (vocals, guitar).
Liner Note Author: Kerry Kudlacek.
This album, recorded for Fire Records, is especially interesting because it casts Hopkins in a more R&B-flavored environment. This obvious effort to get a hit makes for some excellent blues; moody and powerful performances play throughout. There's even a charming novelty Christmas blues, "Santa." ~ Tim Sheridan
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