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

Author: Les BlankSkip GersonLightnin' HopkinsBilly BizorMance LipscombAll authors
Publisher: El Cerrito, CA : Flower Films, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Blues accordin' to Lightnin' Hopkins: Hopkins' words and songs provide a musical portrait of the black culture of Texas, which reaches back to poverty, hard times, and a deep love of the land.

Sun's gonna shine: A lyrical recreation of Lightnin' Hopkins' decision at age eight to stop chopping cotton and start singing for his living.

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Named Person: Lightnin' Hopkins; Lightnin' Hopkins
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Les Blank; Skip Gerson; Lightnin' Hopkins; Billy Bizor; Mance Lipscomb; Ruth Ames, (Blues singer); Flower Films (Firm)
ISBN: 0933621418 9780933621411
OCLC Number: 57710318
Notes: This disc is a recorded DVD and may not play on all DVD players or drives.
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Bonus footage: Lightnin' sings "Mr. Charlie, your rollin' mill is burnin' down" ; commentary with Les Blank ; still photos, reviews & articles by Les Blank.
Credits: The blues accordin' to Lightnin' Hopkins: advisors, John A. Lomax, Jr., Larry Skoog.
Performer(s): The blues accordin' to Lightnin' Hopkins: Lightnin' Hopkins, Billy Bizor, Mance Lipscomb, Ruth "Blues" Ames.
The sun's gonna shine: Lightnin' Hopkins, guitar, vocals ; Billy Bizor, harmonica ; Wendell Anderson (the boy).
Description: 1 videodisc (41 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD-R.
Contents: The blues accordin' to Lightnin' Hopkins (1968, 31 min.) --
The sun's gonna shine (1969, 10 min.).
Other Titles: Blues according to Lightnin' Hopkins
Sun's gonna shine
Responsibility: a film by Les Blank with Skip Gerson ; a film by Flower Films.

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Blues accordin' to Lightnin' Hopkins: Hopkins' words and songs provide a musical portrait of the black culture of Texas, which reaches back to poverty, hard times, and a deep love of the land.

Sun's gonna shine: A lyrical recreation of Lightnin' Hopkins' decision at age eight to stop chopping cotton and start singing for his living.

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