Texas Blues Man

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Texas Blues Man
Texas Blues Man.jpg
Studio album by
Released1968
RecordedDecember 18, 1967
StudioHouston, TX
GenreBlues
Length37:56
LabelArhoolie
F 1034
ProducerChris Strachwitz
Lightnin' Hopkins chronology
Something Blue
(1967)
Texas Blues Man
(1968)
Talkin' Some Sense
(1968)

Texas Blues Man is an album by blues musician Lightnin' Hopkins recorded in Texas in late 1967 and released on the Arhoolie label.[1][2]

Reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic3/5 stars[3]
The Penguin Guide to Blues Recordings3/4 stars[4]

The Penguin Guide to Blues Recordings said it contains: "powerful performances with a resonant electric guitar filling the studio" but "It was no more than an average Hopkins album".[4]

Track listing[edit]

All compositions by Sam "Lightnin'" Hopkins

  1. "Tom Moore Blues" – 5:01
  2. "Watch My Fingers" – 2:48
  3. "Little Antoinette" – 3:38
  4. "Love Like a Hydrant" – 3:58
  5. "Cut Me Out Baby" – 3:27
  6. "Take a Walk" – 2:37
  7. "Slavery" – 5:29
  8. "I Would If I Could" – 3:19
  9. "Bud Russell Blues" – 4:32
  10. "At Home Blues" – 3:07

Personnel[edit]

Performance[edit]

Production[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Wirz' American Music: Sam "Lightnin'" Hopkins discography accessed November 12, 2018
  2. ^ Down-Home Music: The Story of Arhoolie Records accessed November 12, 2018
  3. ^ Lightnin' Hopkins: Texas Blues – Review at AllMusic. Retrieved November 12, 2018.
  4. ^ a b Russell, Tony; Smith, Chris (2006). The Penguin Guide to Blues Recordings. London: Penguin. p. 281. ISBN 978-0-140-51384-4.