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Lightnin’ Hopkins was born in Centerville, Texas on March 15th, 1912 Visit Vinyl Bay 777 Your Music Outlet for Vinyl Records, CDs, DVDs, Artwork, Posters, and Music Memorabilia!

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

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

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Lightnin Hopkins Ash Grove Here's a photo of Texas bluesman Sam "Lightnin'" Hopkins, performing at the Ash Grove in Los Angeles. It has some historic value in that the Ash Grove burned to the ground in 1973 and Hopkins died in 1982. His style and music, however, live on.

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