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    Lightnin' Hopkins Played Guitar. Featured is a Yamaha six-string acoustic guitar with an electric pick-up that was owned and used by late blues giant Sam "Lightnin'" Hopkins, a Texas country bluesman of the highest caliber who learned at the feet of giants like Blind Lemon Jefferson and Texas Alexander. While the genre changed remarkably during his 50-plus-year career, he never appreciably altered his mournful Lone Star sound, cranking out classics like "Baby Please Don't Go," "Short Haired Woman," and "Trouble In Mind." Hopkins' nimble dexterity made intricate boogie riffs seem easy, and his fascinating penchant for improvising lyrics to fit whatever situation might arise made him a beloved blues troubadour.

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    October, 2005
    8th Saturday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 4
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