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    Lightnin' Hopkins [sound recording]
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    Hopkins, Lightnin', 1912-1982 artist, performer.
    Lightnin' Hopkins [sound recording]
    Contained in: 
    Smithsonian Folkways Recordings business records, 1988-2009.
    Phy. Description: 
    1 sound disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in.
    Washington, D.C., Smithsonian Folkways 1990
    General Note: 
    Performed by Sam "Lightnin'" Hopkins on guitar and vocal.
    Recorded by Sam Charters in Houston, Texas, 16 January 1959, as part of the research for his 1959 book "The Country Blues"
    Descriptive notes by Sam Charters (2 pgs.) in container.
    Issued previously as "The Roots of Lightnin' Hopkins" , Verve/Folkways FV 9000 [n.d.].
    Issued previously as "The Roots of Lightnin' Hopkins", Folkways FTS 31011 (1968).
    Issued previously as Folkways FS 3822 (1959).
    Restrictions on access.
    African Americans
    Blues (Music)
    Subject - Geographical: 
    Texas -- Houston
    Form / Genre: 
    Compact disc
    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:
    Publisher number: 
    SFW 40019 Smithsonian Folkways
    Local Number: 
    Smithsonian Folkways 40019
    Track Information: 
    101. Penitentiary Blues.
    102. Bad Luck and Trouble.
    103. Come Go Home with Me.
    104. Trouble Stay `Way from My Door.
    105. See That My Grave is Kept Clean.
    201. Goin' Back to Florida.
    202. Reminiscenses of Blind Lemon.
    203. Fan It.
    204. Tell Me, Baby.
    205. She's Mine.
    Hopkins, Lightnin', 1912-1982 performer.
    Charters, Samuel Barclay 1929-2015 producer. recorder, liner notes.
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    Center for Folklife and Cultural HeritageSmithsonian Folkways 40019Add Copy to MyList

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