Lightning Hopkins with His Brothers Joel and John Henry / with Barbara Dane

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Lightning Hopkins with His Brothers Joel and John Henry / with Barbara Dane
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Live album by
Lightnin' Hopkins, Joel Hopkins, John Henry Hopkins and Barbara Dane
Released1966
RecordedFebruary 1964 and June 18, 1964
VenueWaxahachie, TX and The Cabale, Berkeley, CA
GenreBlues
Length42:09
LabelArhoolie
F 1022
ProducerChris Strachwitz
Lightnin' Hopkins chronology
Soul Blues
(1965)
Lightning Hopkins with His Brothers Joel and John Henry / with Barbara Dane
(1966)
My Life in the Blues
(1965)

Lightning Hopkins with His Brothers Joel and John Henry / with Barbara Dane is an album by blues musician Lightnin' Hopkins recorded in Texas and California in 1964 and released on the Arhoolie label.[1] The original album was split with one side featuring tracks with Hopkins and His Brothers and the other performances with Barbara Dane.[2] In 1991 through Smithsonian Folkways, Arhoolie released the Hopkins Brothers tracks on CD as The Hopkins Brothers: Joel, Lightning & John Henry with additional unreleased recordings[3], then in 1994 the tracks with Barbara Dane were released as Sometimes I Believe She Loves Me with unreleased tracks.[4]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Sam "Lightnin'" Hopkins except where noted

Side one[edit]

  1. "See About My Brother John Henry" – 4:19
  2. "Hot Blooded Woman" (John Henry Hopkins) – 2:03
  3. "Black Hannah" – 6:00
  4. "I Walked from Dallas" (Joel Hopkins) – 3:47
  5. "Going Back to Baden-Baden" – 4:18

Side two[edit]

  1. "Sometimes She Loves Me" – 4:51
  2. "You Got Another Man" – 3:38
  3. "I'm Going Back, Baby" (Hopkins, Barbara Dane) – 5:28
  4. "Mother Earth" – 5:36
  5. "Jesus Won't You Come By Here" (Traditional) – 2:07
  • Recorded in Waxahachie, Texas, in February 1964 (tracks 1-5) and at The Cabale, Berkeley, California, on June 18, 1964 (tracks 6-10)

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