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Lightnin' Hopkins : his life and blues

Author: Alan B Govenar
Publisher: Chicago : Chicago Review Press, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Based on scores of interviews with the artist's relatives, friends, lovers, producers, accompanists, managers, and fans, this biography of Lightnin' Hopkins reveals a man of many layers and contradictions. It chronicles his life on the open road playing blues music and doing odd jobs.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Govenar, Alan B., 1952-
Lightnin' Hopkins.
Chicago : Chicago Review Press, ©2010
(DLC) 2009048798
(OCoLC)467927818
Named Person: Lightnin' Hopkins; Lightnin' Hopkins; Lightnin' Hopkins
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Alan B Govenar
ISBN: 9781569766187 1569766185 9781569766194 1569766193
OCLC Number: 611146892
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: Early years --
Travels with Texas Alexander --
The move to Houston --
Rediscovery --
The blues revival heats up --
The touring intensifies --
Mojo hand: an Orphic tale --
An expanding audience --
The last decade.
Responsibility: Alan Govenar.
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Based on scores of interviews with the artist's relatives, friends, lovers, producers, accompanists, managers, and fans, this biography of Lightnin' Hopkins reveals a man of many layers and contradictions. It chronicles his life on the open road playing blues music and doing odd jobs.

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