Lightnin’ Hopkins ‎– Soul Blues


A true poet of the blues, Lightnin' Hopkins was a master of tall, tongue-in-cheek tales, often made up on the spot in the recording studio. The first song on this album, “I'm Going to Build Me a Heaven of My Own,” adescribes an encounter with a bearded man claiming to be Jesus Christ. Hopkins also puts his personal stamp on Willie Dixon's “My Babe” and Smokey Hogg's “Too Many Drivers,” among others.

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