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“Sam Hopkins was a Texas country bluesman of the highest caliber whose career began in the 1920s and stretched all the way into the 1980s. Along the way, Hopkins watched the genre change remarkably, but he never appreciably altered his mournful Lone Star sound, which translated onto both acoustic and electric guitar. Hopkins’ nimble dexterity made intricate boogie riffs seem easy, and his fascinating penchant for improvising lyrics to fit whatever situation might arise made him a beloved…

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Captivating Black-And-White Photos Chronicle The Early Days Of R&B

Lightnin Hopkins:Sam John Hopkins (March 15, 1912 – January 30, 1982), better known as Lightnin’ Hopkins, was an American country blues singer, songwriter, guitarist and occasional pianist, from Houston, Texas. Rolling Stone magazine included Hopkins at number 71 on their list of the 100 greatest guitarists of all time.

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Lightnin Hopkins Poster- signed by Grego - digital - blues folk art - big 12"x18" - mojohand.com

Lightnin' Hopkins, brought to you by the fine folks at MojoHand!

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Lightnin’ Hopkins …my favorite pic of Lightnin'. You can tell this guy loved to laugh as much as he like to play.

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blues folk art painting of Lightnin Hopkins by Grego from mojohand.com

blues folk art painting of Lightnin Hopkins by by MojohandBlues; Etsy

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