Lightnin' Hopkins

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Da Sam John Hopkins, bessa bekannt ois Lightnin' Hopkins (* 15. Meaz 1912 z Centerville, Texas; † 30. Jenna 1982 z Houston, Texas) wor a amerikanischa Blues-Senga -Gitarrist und -Komponist. Es Rolling Stone Magazin hod in Hopkins ois Nummara 71 af da Listn vo de 100 gresstn Gitarristn vo oin Zeidn afgnumma.[1]

Da Robert "Mack" McCormick hod iba eam gsogt, "Hopkins is the embodiment of the jazz-and-poetry spirit, representing its ancient form in the single creator whose words and music are one act".[2] (boarisch: "Da Hopkins is de Vakeaparung vom Geist vo Jazz-und-Lyrik, de oide Form vom ganzheidlichn Schepfa, wo Wort und Musi aus oan Guss san.")

1980 is da Lightnin' Hopkins in de Blues Hall of Fame afgnumma worn.

Diskographie (Auszug)[VE | Weakln]

  • 1959 - Lightnin' Hopkins Strums the Blues (Score)
  • 1959 - Lightnin' Hopkins (Folkways)
  • 1959 - Lightnin' and the Blues (Herald)
  • 1960 - Country Blues (Tradition Records)
  • 1960 - Last Night Blues (Bluesville Records)
  • 1960 - Mojo Hand (Fire Records)
  • 1960 - Lightnin' (Bluesville)
  • 1960 - Lightnin' In New York (Candid Records)
  • 1961 - Autobiography in Blues (Tradition)
  • 1961 - Blues in My Bottle (Bluesville)
  • 1962 - Walkin' This Road By Myself (Bluesville)
  • 1962 - Lightnin' and Co. (Bluesville)
  • 1962 - Lightnin' Strikes (Vee-Jay Records)
  • 1963 - Blues Hoot (Vee-Jay Records; live at The Ash Grove 1961 with Sonny Terry, Brownie McGhee, and Big Joe Williams)
  • 1963 - Smokes Like Lightnin' (Bluesville)
  • 1963 - Goin' Away (Bluesville)
  • 1964 - Down Home Blues (Bluesville)
  • 1965 - Hootin' the Blues (Bluesville)
  • 1965 - Lightnin' Strikes (Tradition)
  • 1965 - The Roots of Lightnin' Hopkins (Verve Folkways)
  • 1966 - Soul Blues (Bluesville)
  • 1967 - My Life in the Blues (Bluesville)
  • 1967 - Original Folk Blues (Kent Records)
  • 1967 - Lightnin'! (Arhoolie Records)
  • 1968 - Freeform Patterns (International Artists)
  • 1969 - California Mudslide (and Earthquake)
  • 1971 - Dirty Blues
  • 1991 - Swarthmore Concert Live, 1964
  • 1991 - Sittin' in with Lightnin' Hopkins (Mainstream Records)
  • 1991 - The Hopkins Bros. (Arhoolie Records, with his brothers Joel and John Henry)
  • 1992 - Lonesome Life (Home Cooking/Collectables)
  • 1992 - It's a Sin to Be Rich (Gitanes Jazz Productions)
  • 1993 - Mojo Hand: The Lightnin' Hopkins Anthology (Rhino Records)
  • 1995 - Po' Lightning
  • 1999 - The Very Best of Lightnin' Hopkins

Literatua[VE | Weakln]

  • Alan Govenar: Lightnin’ Hopkins: His Life and Blues. Chicago Review Press, 2010, ISBN 9781556529627 (Eingeschränkte Vorschau in da Google Buachsuach).
  • Jörg Sommermeyer: Sam "Lightnin" Hopkins (15.3.1912-31.1.1982). Gitarre & Laute IV/1982, Heft3, S. 131 f.

Im Netz[VE | Weakln]

Beleg[VE | Weakln]

  1. "Lightnin' Hopkins | Rolling Stone Music | Lists". Rollingstone.com. http://www.rollingstone.com/music/lists/100-greatest-guitarists-of-all-time-19691231/lightnin-hopkins-19691231. Retrieved on 2010-08-09. 
  2. Tony Russell: The Blues: From Robert Johnson to Robert Cray. Dubai: Carlton Books Limited 1997, ISBN 1-85868-255-X
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