Happy Birthday, Samuel Lightnina Hopk...

Happy Birthday, Samuel Lightnina Hopkins, Pioneer of Texas Blues

There are 1 comment on the FindingDulcinea story from Mar 15, 2009, titled Happy Birthday, Samuel Lightnina Hopkins, Pioneer of Texas Blues. In it, FindingDulcinea reports that:

Blending southern poetry and a loose, all-encompassing handling of the guitar, Lightnin' Hopkins brought a Texas accent to the masses with one of the most prolific blues careers in history.

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Janet

Portland, OR

#2 Mar 16, 2010
What a story! I love the bit about how he built his first guitar from a cigar box.

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