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Lightnin' Hopkins [and] Roosevelt Sykes

Author: Charles D PeavyLightnin' HopkinsRoosevelt SykesJames L BauerJoe GastonAll authors
Publisher: [U.S.] : Yazoo Video, 1993.
Series: Masters of the country blues.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In the first part of this video, Lightnin' Hopkins, traditional Texas blues singer, talks of his career as a bluesman and creator of songs as well as being presented in both informal and concert performances. The second part presents an intimate portrait of Roosevelt Sykes, one of the outstanding blues pianists of this country.
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Named Person: Lightnin' Hopkins; Roosevelt Sykes
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Charles D Peavy; Lightnin' Hopkins; Roosevelt Sykes; James L Bauer; Joe Gaston; J Clyde Smith; Ernest Brock; Arnold Bergene; Yazoo Video
ISBN: 1566330459 9781566330459
OCLC Number: 81127650
Notes: Two short biographical documentaries on one cassette with musical performances.
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Originally released in the 1970s as two separate motion pictures entitled (1) Sam "Lightnin" Hopkins and (2) Roosevelt Sykes.
Credits: James L. Bauer, producer ; Charles D. Peavy, director ; camera, Joe Gaston, J. Clyde Smith ; editing, Ernest Brock, Arnold Bergene.
Performer(s): Lightnin' Hopkins, guitar and vocals (1st work) ; Roosevelt Sykes, pianist (2nd work) with various accompanying musicians.
Description: 1 videocassette (ca. 60 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Contents: Walking down 75 highway ; How long since you been home ; Short haired woman ; Mr. Charlie ; Mojo hand ; Slavery time / Lightnin' Hopkins --
Night time is the right time ; Forty four blues ; I ain't mad with you ; Blue moon ; I'm a nut ; My driving wheel ; Going down slow / Roosevelt Sykes.
Series Title: Masters of the country blues.
Other Titles: Sam "Lightnin" Hopkins.
Roosevelt Sykes.

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In the first part of this video, Lightnin' Hopkins, traditional Texas blues singer, talks of his career as a bluesman and creator of songs as well as being presented in both informal and concert performances. The second part presents an intimate portrait of Roosevelt Sykes, one of the outstanding blues pianists of this country.

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