Today in Blues history – January 30, 1982 – Lightnin Hopkins passes away
Today in Blues Music History
January 30, 1982 – Lightnin Hopkins passes away
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Samuel John “Lightnin'” Hopkins 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.