Lightnin' Hopkins Goin' Away

Lightnin' Hopkins - Goin' Away (1963) Remastered 1990  Music

Posted by Designol at Oct. 31, 2016
Lightnin' Hopkins - Goin' Away (1963) Remastered 1990

Lightnin' Hopkins - Goin' Away (1963) Remastered 1990
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 209 Mb (incl 5%) | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 107 Mb (incl 5%) | Scans included
Genre: Acoustic Texas Blues | Label: Prestige Bluesville | # 00025218052221 | Time: 00:35:10

For the 1963 album Goin' Away, Lightnin' Hopkins was backed by a spare rhythm section – bassist Leonard Gaskin and drummer Herb Lovelle – who managed to follow his ramshackle, instinctual sense of rhythm quite dexterously, giving Hopkins' skeletal guitar playing some muscle. Still, the spotlight remains Hopkins, who is in fine form here. There are no real classics here, but everything is solid, particularly "Stranger Here" and "You Better Stop Her," making it worth investigation by serious fans of Hopkins' classic material.
Lightnin' Hopkins - The Complete Prestige / Bluesville Recordings (7CD Box Set) (1991) (Repost)

Lightnin' Hopkins - The Complete Prestige / Bluesville Recordings (7CD Box Set) (1991)
EAC Rip | FLAC (tracks+.cue, log) ~ 2,30 Gb | 08:16:20 | Scans included
Texas Blues | Country: USA | Label: Prestige Bluesville ‎– 7PCD-4406-2

This is a seven-CD box set that repackages all 11 LPs that Lightnin' Hopkins recorded for Bluesville and Prestige during the first half of the 1960s: Last Night Blues, Lightnin', Blues in My Bottle, Walkin' This Road By Myself, Lightnin' and Co., Smokes Like Lightning, Hootin' the Blues, Goin' Away, Down Home Blues, Soul Blues and My Life in the Blues. The very prolific Hopkins (who was never loyal to any one label) also recorded for Candid, Arhoolie, Fire and Vee Jay during the period! The bulk of My Life in the Blues is actually a lengthy and rather historic interview that Samuel Charters conducted with Hopkins. A special bonus of the set is 13 often exciting tracks from a previously unissued concert at the Swarthmore College Folk Festival. The music throughout the box covers quite a variety of moods and subject matter (with Hopkins being unaccompanied on 34 of the tracks) and definitively sums up the veteran bluesman's later period.
Lightnin' Hopkins - Complete Prestige Bluesville (7 CD BOX SET) - 1991

Lightnin' Hopkins - Complete Prestige Bluesville (7 CD BOX SET) - 1991
Lossless (WavPack Image File + Cue + Log + Audio Identifier Report Included): 2.22 Gb | EAC Secure Mode Rip | Mp3 (Fraunhofer IIS - 320 kbps): 1.3 Gb | HQ Scans | Rar Files (3% Recovery)
Audio CD (November 5, 1991) - Number of Discs: 7 - Label: Prestige/Bluesville - Catalog Number: 7PCD-4406-2
Blues
Lightnin' Hopkins - Lightnin' Strikes plus Lightnin' Hopkins (2013) {Remastered and Expanded Soul Jam 600821 rec 1959-1962}

Lightnin' Hopkins - Lightnin' Strikes plus Lightnin' Hopkins (2013) {Remastered and Expanded Soul Jam 600821 rec 1959-1962}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 332 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 180 Mb
Full Artwork @ 600 dpi (png) -> 282 Mb | 5% repair rar | 24bit remastering
© 1959-62, 2013 Soul Jam Records | 600821
Blues / Acoustic Texas Blues / Regional Blues / Texas Blues

Lightnin’ Hopkins is arguably the greatest Texas blues star of the 1960s era. A country bluesman of the highest caliber, his career began in the 1920s and stretched all the way into the 1980s. Along the way, Hopkins watched the genre change remarkably, but he never altered his mournful Lone Star sound, which translated onto both acoustic and electric guitar. His style, strong rhythms punctuated by his flowing but compact lead lines, created a stinging and heart-tearing evocative sound.
Lightnin' Hopkins - Thinkin' And Worryin': The Aladdin Singles 1947-1952 (2016) {Jasmine Records JASMCD 3085}

Lightnin' Hopkins - Thinkin' And Worryin': The Aladdin Singles 1947-1952 (2016) {Jasmine Records JASMCD 3085}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 180 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 141 Mb
Full Artwork @ 600 dpi (png) -> 187 Mb | 5% repair rar
© 1947-52, 2016 Jasmine Records | JASMCD 3085
Blues / Acoustic Texas Blues / Regional Blues / Texas Blues

Lightnin' Hopkins was one of the greatest and most popular authentic blues artists. These 26 titles comprise the first 13 singles released by Lightnin' Hopkins between 1947 and 1952. They weren't his first recordings but they were the first released under his own name. Although he did record with other musicians and even with full bands it's these acoustic classics that best illustrate his art and they are some of the most endearing blues tracks ever recorded. Includes the popular songs "Katie Mae Blues", "Big Mama Jump" and his biggest chart hit "Shotgun Blues". A true genius of the genre, this Lightnin' Hopkins release by Jasmine is a must have for blues and R&B fans.
Lightnin' Hopkins - Complete Prestige Bluesville [BoxSet, 7CD] (1991)

Lightnin' Hopkins - Complete Prestige Bluesville [BoxSet, 7CD] (1991)
MP3 CBR 320 kbps | 8:16:20 | 1.2 GB
Texas Blues | Label: Prestige/Bluesville

Lightnin' Hopkins - Double Blues (1989) [Re-Up]  Music

Posted by Designol at March 21, 2018
Lightnin' Hopkins - Double Blues (1989) [Re-Up]

Lightnin' Hopkins - Double Blues (1989) Recorded in 1964
EAC | FLAC | Image (Cue&Log) ~ 333 Mb | Mp3 (CBR320) ~ 174 Mb | Scans ~ 95 Mb
Texas Blues | Label: Fantasy Records | # FCD-24702-2 | Time: 01:15:59

Lightnin' Hopkins' plaintive, soft-rolling blues style is exemplified on "Let's Go Sit on the Lawn," "Just a Wristwatch on My Arm," "I'm a Crawling Black Snake," Willie Dixon's "My Babe," and others. Accompanied only by himself on guitar (and oh what a guitar he plays), Leonard Gaskin (bass), and Herb Lovelle (drums), Hopkins' seductive, intricate guitar picks and strums will dance around in your head long after this CD has played. His voice, which sounds like it's aged in Camels and Jim Beam, conveys his heartfelt sagas to the fullest. A prolific songwriter, Hopkins wrote every song except the Dixon tune.
Lightnin' Hopkins - Mojo Hand plus Blues In My Bottle (2015) {Soul Jam Records 600862 Remastered and Expanded rec 1960-1961}

Lightnin' Hopkins - Mojo Hand plus Blues In My Bottle (2015) {Soul Jam Records 600862 Remastered and Expanded rec 1960-1961}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 433 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 186 Mb
Full Artwork @ 600 dpi (png) -> 256 Mb | 5% repair rar
© 1960-61, 2015 Soul Jam Records | 600862
Blues / Acoustic Texas Blues / Regional Blues / Texas Blues

This quintessential collector’s edition includes two of Lightnin’ Hopkins’ finest albums from the early Sixties in their entireties: Mojo Hand, and the equally splendid Blues in My Bottle. The former was originally released in 1962 by Fire Records, while the latter was issued on the Prestige label in 1961, and contained a combination of autobiographical originals and blues standards. These two LPs are widely regarded as landmarks of the early-’60s blues revival. Both solidblues masterpieces have been remastered and packaged together in this very special release, which also includes 2 bonus tracks from the same period.
Lightnin' Hopkins - The Complete Aladdin Recordings (1946-48) {2CD Capitol-EMI CDP-7-96843-2 rel 1991}

Lightnin' Hopkins - The Complete Aladdin Recordings (1946-48) {2CD Capitol-EMI CDP-7-96843-2 rel 1991}
EAC rip (secure mode) | FLAC (tracks)+CUE+LOG -> 588 Mb | MP3 @320 -> 270 Mb
Full Artwork @ 300 dpi (png) -> 74 Mb | 5% repair rar
© 1946-48, 1991 Aladdin / Capitol-EMI | CDP-7-96843-2
Blues / Acoustic Texas Blues / Regional Blues / Country Blues

Hopkins' earliest recordings in a nice package, booklet with biography, discography, and many detailed informations - plus great sound quality. This is where it all began for the Houston troubadour: 43 solo sides, as evocative and stark as any he ever did, from 1946-1948. The first 13 sides find the guitarist in tandem with pianist Wilson "Thunder" Smith (who handles the vocals on a few tracks), but after that, old Lightnin' Hopkins went the solo route. "Katie May," "Short Haired Woman," "Abilene," "Shotgun" – all these and more rate with his seminal performances.
Lightnin' Hopkins, Sonny Terry, Brownie McGhee - Blues Hoot (1961) [ DCC, GZS-1081] Repost

Lightnin' Hopkins, Sonny Terry, Brownie McGhee - Blues Hoot (1961)
EAC | Flac(Image) + Cue + Log & MP3 CBR 320Kbps
1996 | DCC, GZS-1081 | ~ 326 or 143 Mb | Scans Included
Blues

Lightnin' Hopkins is the star of this live recording, made at an August 1961 concert at the Ash Grove in Hollywood featuring Hopkins, Sonny Terry and Brownie McGhee (with Big Joe Williams sitting in on three numbers…