Lightning Hopkins

Arhoolie's founder Chris Strachwitz talks about meeting Lightning Hopkins.
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Down Home Music: A Journey Through the Heartland 1963

CAT. #: AF DVD 205


In 1963 German filmmaker Dietrich Wawzyn set out to shoot a series of films for German television that took him through the southern US in search of... More

Lightning Hopkins - Po' Lightnin'

CAT. #: 403


CD 403 Blues legend Lightning Hopkins is captured here in several recordings made in 1961 and 1969. Lightning's genius sparkled most strikingly in... More

Barbara Dane & Lightning Hopkins - Sometimes I Believe She Loves Me

CAT. #: 451


CD 451 A spontaneous live recording by blues and folk singer Barbara Dane with Houston, Texas blues icon Lightning Hopkins during an afternoon... More

Lightning Hopkins - Lightnin'!

CAT. #: 390


Sam “Lightning” Hopkins - vocals & guitar Francis Clay ‚ drums (#1-16), on #2 add Jeff Carp ‚ harmonica, Moose Walker... More

The Hopkins Brothers - Texas Country Blues

CAT. #: 340


CD 340 Sam “Lightning” Hopkins - guitar and vocals; Joel Hopkins - guitar and vocals; John Henry Hopkins - guitar and vocals.... More

Lightning Hopkins - The Texas Bluesman

CAT. #: 302


CD 302 Sam "Lightning" Hopkins - vocals & guitar, solo on seven cuts, with rhythm section on others. Chris' favorite cuts from ARH LPs 1011,... More

Lightning Hopkins - The Gold Star Sessions - Vol 1

CAT. #: 330


CD 330 Sam “Lightning” Hopkins - vocals and guitar. Recorded in Houston for the Gold Star label in the late 1940s. Remastered in 1990... More

Lightning Hopkins - The Gold Star Sessions - Vol. 2

CAT. #: 337


CD 337 Sam “Lightning” Hopkins - vocals & guitar (1947-52). Also available “The Gold Star Sessions - Vol. 1" 1. Walking Blues... More

Lightning Hopkins - The Best Of Lightning Hopkins

CAT. #: 499


CD 499 Sam "Lightning" Hopkins was the most poetic, haunting and unforgettable country blues bard, with a personal guitar style, to emerge from the... More

Lightning Hopkins His Brothers & Barbara Dane - Lightning Hopkins His Brothers & Barbara Dane

CAT. #: LP1022


Arhoolie LP 1022 This is an original, shrink wrapped, vinyl record from the LP era, not a recent re-make. This LP was discontinued years ago and we have... More