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LIGHTNIN HOPKINS


LIGHTNIN HOPKINS


SUMMARY
 
Full Name: Sam Hopkins
 
Description: Guitarist, USA
Known For: "Free Form Patterns" Album 1968
 
Instruments: Guitar Voice
Music Styles: Blues
 
Location: TX, United States of America
 
Web Site: http://www.campstreetcafe.com/HoustonChronicle.htm
 
Date Born: 15th March 1912
Location Born: Centerville, Texas, United States of America
 
Date Died: 30th January 1982
Location Died: Houston, Texas, United States of America
Cause Of Death: Cancer
Memorial: Lightnin' is number 71 on Rolling Stone Magazine's list of the 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time.
 
Summary: His father, Abe, was a ruffian murdered after an argument over a card game. His mother, Frances, encouraged him to play organ at her home church services. In the mid-1930s, Hopkins was sent to Houston County Prison Farm for an unknown offense. there.
 
 
 
 
 

 
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