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Lightnin' Hopkins

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Data Source
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
Notes
Program notes with biographical information by Sam Charters (4 p. : ill.) inserted in container.
Performer(s): Lightnin' Hopkins, guitar and voice.
Recorded at 2803 Hadley St., Houston, Texas, Jan. 16, 1959 by Samuel B. Charters.
Track information
101. Penitentiary blues. (2:45)
102. Bad luck and trouble. (3:40)
103. Come go home with me. (3:45)
104. Trouble stay way from my door. (4:00)
105. See that my grave is kept clean. (2:05)
201. Goin' back to Florida. (3:10)
202. Reminiscences of Blind Lemon. (2:10)
203. Fan it. (2:40)
204. Tell Me, Baby. (2:30)
205. She's mine. (4:10)
Publisher number
FS 3822 Folkways
Repository Loc.
Smithsonian Institution, Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, 600 Maryland Ave., S.W., Suite 2001, Washington, D.C. 20024. Call 202-633-7322 for appointment. Fax: 202-633-7019. Email: rinzlerarchives@si.edu
commentator
Charters, Samuel Barclay 1929-2015
performer
Hopkins, Lightnin' 1912-1982
Date
1959
Physical description
1 phonograph record : analog, 33 1/3 rpm ; 12 in
Type
Musical sound recordings
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Folkways Records Collection 1948-1986
Local number
FW-ASCH-LP-0111
FW03822
Folkways 3822
Culture
Americans
African American
Topic
Blues (Music)
Guitar
Place
United States
Texas
Houston (Tex.)
Restrictions & Rights
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