Blues in My Bottle

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Blues in My Bottle
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Studio album by Lightnin' Hopkins
Released 1961
Recorded July 26, 1961
Length 39:27
Label Prestige
Producer Kenneth S. Goldstein, Mack MyCormick
Lightnin' Hopkins chronology
Autobiography in Blues
Blues in My Bottle
Walkin' This Road By Myself

Blues in My Bottle is the tenth studio album by Lightnin' Hopkins. It was originally released in 1961 and now available on the label Original Blues Classics. It was recorded in Houston, Texas.


Professional ratings
Review scores
Gaslight Records8/10 stars [1]

Gaslight Records gave it an 8 of 10 stars in their review and stated "Though just a taste of Lightnin’ Hopkins’ provocative and prolific catalogue of songs (some one thousand across his career) if you like the blues, it’s a good taste..."

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Buddy Brown's Blues" (Alger "Texas" Alexander)
  2. "Wine Spodee-O-Dee" (Stick McGhee, J. Mayo Williams)
  3. "Sail On, Little Girl, Sail On" (Traditional)
  4. "DC-7" (Hopkins)
  5. "Death Bells" (Hopkins)
  6. "Goin' to Dallas to See My Pony Run" (Traditional)
  7. "Jailhouse Blues" (Traditional)
  8. "Blues in My Bottle" (Traditional)
  9. "Beans, Beans, Beans" (Traditional, Hopkins)
  10. "Catfish Blues" (Traditional)
  11. "My Grandpa Is Old Too!" (Hopkins)


  1. ^ "Lightnin' Hopkins – Blues In My Bottle". Gaslight Records. Retrieved 2013-08-02.