Lightnin Hopkins

Lightnin Hopkins

American, Guitarist
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Samuel John "Lightnin'" Hopkins (March 15, 1912 – January 30, 1982) was an American country blues singer, songwriter, guitarist and occasional pianist, from Centerville, Texas. Rolling Stone magazine ranked him number 71 on its list of the 100 greatest guitarists of all time.

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Sam John Hopkins
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15 March 1912
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Centerville, Texas, United States
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Date of death
30 January 1982
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69 (age at death)
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Houston, Texas, United States
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Guitarist, singer-songwriter
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