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The blues accordin' to Lightnin' Hopkins

Author: Lightnin' Hopkins; Les Blank; Flower Films (Firm)
Publisher: El Cerrito, CA : Flower Films, [199-?]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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. Also includes a lyrical companion, which 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; Lightnin' Hopkins
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Lightnin' Hopkins; Les Blank; Flower Films (Firm)
ISBN: 0933621043 9780933621046
OCLC Number: 628883256
Notes: Originally produced as motion pictures in 1969.
Includes: The sun's gonna shine.
Performer(s): Lightnin' Hopkins.
Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 41 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: Requires DVD player.
Other Titles: Sun's gonna shine.
Responsibility: Flower Films ; Les Blank.

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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. Also includes a lyrical companion, which recreates Lightnin' Hopkins' decision at the age of eight to stop "choppin' cotton" and sing for his living.

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