Lightnin' Hopkins - Lightnin' and The Blues
Lightnin' Sam Hopkins stands alone. The master of spontaneous musical combustion, Hopkins magnicent guitar idiosyncrasies and deeply expressive vocals qualify him as on the most arresting and irresistible practi- tioners in all of the blues. These tracks, qualify as the ultimate showcase for Hopkins prodigious blues power. Lightnin' didnt just sing the blues, he embodied them; his mesmerizing electric guitar doesnt just walk and talk it howls, growls and testies, coiling up and striking out with stinging precision.