Lightnin' Hopkins Texas Blues Man 180g LP (Red Vinyl)
Lightnin' Hopkins Texas Blues Man 180g LP (Red Vinyl)
Genre: Blues
Label: Arhoolie
Format: 33RPM,
Size: 12"

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Lightnin' Hopkins Texas Blues Man 180g LP (Red Vinyl)

Lightnin' Hopkins

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SKU:
ARHLP52341
UPC:
646315234114
Limited Edition Red 180g Vinyl LP - 600 copies!
Ranked 71 on Rolling Stone Magazine's 100 Greatest Guitarists!


Lightnin' Hopkins had already recorded dozens, if not hundreds, of sides for various labels by the time he hooked up with Chris Strachwitz in the late '50s, but his recordings for Strachwitz's Arhoolie label are some of the rawest and strongest of his career. Originally released in 1968, this classic slab of Texas blues is reissued here on high quality vinyl with an exact reproduction of the paste-on sleeve. Includes limited time download card.

"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 blues troubadour." - Bill Dahl, allmusic.com

Features:
• Limited Edition Red Vinyl - 600 copies
• 180g Vinyl
• Exact reproduction of paste-on sleeve

Selections:
Side A:

1. Tom Moore Blues
2. Watch My Fingers
3. Little Antoinette
4. Love Is Like A Hydrant
5. Cut Me Out Baby
Side B:
1. Take A Walk
2. Slavery
3. I Would If I Could
4. Bud Russell Blues
5. At Home Blues
Description
Limited Edition Red 180g Vinyl LP - 600 copies!
Ranked 71 on Rolling Stone Magazine's 100 Greatest Guitarists!


Lightnin' Hopkins had already recorded dozens, if not hundreds, of sides for various labels by the time he hooked up with Chris Strachwitz in the late '50s, but his recordings for Strachwitz's Arhoolie label are some of the rawest and strongest of his career. Originally released in 1968, this classic slab of Texas blues is reissued here on high quality vinyl with an exact reproduction of the paste-on sleeve. Includes limited time download card.

"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 blues troubadour." - Bill Dahl, allmusic.com

Features:
• Limited Edition Red Vinyl - 600 copies
• 180g Vinyl
• Exact reproduction of paste-on sleeve

Selections:
Side A:

1. Tom Moore Blues
2. Watch My Fingers
3. Little Antoinette
4. Love Is Like A Hydrant
5. Cut Me Out Baby
Side B:
1. Take A Walk
2. Slavery
3. I Would If I Could
4. Bud Russell Blues
5. At Home Blues
Genre
Blues
If Can Be Discounted
YES
Discontinued
YES
Inventory
.00
Construct
0
Dropship
0
Artist
Lightnin' Hopkins
Title
Texas Blues Man
Composer
Additional Artists
Record Weight
180G
Record Speed
33RPM
Record Speed Record Size
12"
Multi Channel
Stereo
1
Mono
Colored
1
Picture Disc
1/2 Speed
DMM
Out of Print
1
Sell Hold/Repressing
Direct to disc
Creation Date
11-10-2016
Availability
Discontinued
Format
Vinyl
ISBN
Release Date
11-22-2016
ASSOC
R
Scratch & Dent
0
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