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92 Ratings

The Blues Accordin' to Lightnin' Hopkins

Directed by Les Blank, Skip Gerson
United States, 1970
Documentary, Short

Synopsis

In his own words and his “own own” music, Lightnin’ Hopkins reveals the inspiration for his blues. He sings, jives, ponders. The film reaches past the impish bluesman himself into the Blues itself, into the red clay Texas, into hard times, into blackness, into the senses…

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The Blues Accordin' to Lightnin' Hopkins Directed by Les Blank, Skip Gerson