Lightnin' Hopkins

Double Blues

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Lightnin' Hopkins' plaintive, soft-rolling blues style is exemplified on "Let's Go Sit on the Lawn," "Just a Wristwatch on My Arm," "I'm a Crawling Black Snake," Willie Dixon's "My Babe," and others. Accompanied only by himself on guitar (and oh what a guitar he plays), Leonard Gaskin (bass), and Herb Lovelle (drums), Hopkins' seductive, intricate guitar picks and strums will dance around in your head long after this CD has played. His voice, which sounds like it's aged in Camels and Jim Beam, conveys his heartfelt sagas to the fullest. A prolific songwriter, Hopkins wrote every song except the Dixon tune.

Track Listing

Sample Title/Composer Performer Time Stream
1 4:17 SpotifyAmazon
2 3:56 SpotifyAmazon
3 4:40 SpotifyAmazon
4 6:46 SpotifyAmazon
5 3:38 SpotifyAmazon
6 5:55 SpotifyAmazon
7 5:14 SpotifyAmazon
8 5:59 SpotifyAmazon
9 3:23 SpotifyAmazon
10 3:32 SpotifyAmazon
11 4:51 SpotifyAmazon
12 3:54 SpotifyAmazon
13 3:03 SpotifyAmazon
14 3:57 SpotifyAmazon
15 3:34 SpotifyAmazon
16 3:43 SpotifyAmazon
17 5:29 SpotifyAmazon
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