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The blues accordin' to Lightnin' Hopkins ; The sun's gonna shine

Author: Les Blank; Lightnin' Hopkins; Flower Films (Firm)
Publisher: El Cerrito, Calif. : Flower Films & Video, [1979?]
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The blues ... : portrays, through the use of blues music performed by Lightnin' Hopkins, the Black culture of Texas which reaches back to poverty, hard times, and a deep love of the land ; The sun's gonna shine: " A lyrical companion to The Blues ... recreates Lightnin' Hopkins decision at the age of eight to stop choppin' cotton and sing for his living."
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Named Person: Lightnin' Hopkins
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Les Blank; Lightnin' Hopkins; Flower Films (Firm)
ISBN: 0933621043 9780933621046
OCLC Number: 31406502
Notes: Originally produced as motion pictures in 1969 and 1971.
Duration: 31 min. and 10 min., respectively.
Credits: Camera and editor, Les Blank ; advisors, John A. Lomay, Jr., Larry Skoog.
Performer(s): Lightnin' Hopkins, Bill Bizor, Mance Lipscomb.
Description: 1 videocassette (41 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Other Titles: Sun's gonna shine
Responsibility: Flower Films ; by Les Blank with Skip Gerson.

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The blues ... : portrays, through the use of blues music performed by Lightnin' Hopkins, the Black culture of Texas which reaches back to poverty, hard times, and a deep love of the land ; The sun's gonna shine: " A lyrical companion to The Blues ... recreates Lightnin' Hopkins decision at the age of eight to stop choppin' cotton and sing for his living."

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