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Format: CD
Label: SBVD
Rel. Date: 02/19/2021
UPC: 708535799320

King Of Dowling Street
Artist: Lightnin' Hopkins
Format: CD

DISC: 1

1. That Mean Old Twister
2. L.A. Blues
3. Little Mama Boogie
4. Woman, Woman (Change Your Ways)
5. Mistreated Blues
6. Liquor Drinking Woman
7. Shotgun Blues
8. Rolling Blues
9. Nightmare Blues
10. Lightnin's Boogie (Sis Boogie)
11. The Moon Is Rising
12. Have to Let You Go
13. Come Back Baby
14. Short-Haired Woman
15. Big Mama Jump
16. Thinkin' and Worryin'

More Info:

57 Tracks/20 Never before on CD/12 Previously unreleased performances. Remastered from Analog tapes. Texas bluesman Lightnin' Hopkins career was both long and fruitful. He performed live for six decades and recorded for over 30 years amassing a catalogue that was larger than almost any of his contemporaries. Not only was he prolific but he was also a great raconteur and a very good live performer with an 'act' honed to perfection at pre-war dances and parties. His guitar playing was unconventional, some have even called it ragged, but it is not as a guitarist that he will be remembered. Somehow the way he set his songs seemed totally apposite and it gave everything he did an authenticity that few others were ever able to match.