Lightnin' Hopkins

DVD - Deep Texas Blues: The Early Blues of Lightnin' Hopkins

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2-DVD set. In this second DVD lesson devoted to the guitar playing of Lightnin Hopkins, Hawkins dives into Lightnin's early catalogue from the Aladdin and Gold Star record labels. He covers songs in unusual keys such as: drop D ("Sugar Mama"), in drop D but played in the key of A ("Santa Fe Blues"), in G ("Bad Luck and Trouble"), as well as in the usual blues in A, "Come Back Baby" and the country gospel "Needed Time" in the key of E. As a bonus, Ernie teaches his version of "Lightnin's Hideway," the Freddy King tune. Taught phrase by phrase using the split-screen so you can carefully study what each hand is doing. Detailed tab/music booklets included as PDF files on both DVDs. Beginning/intermediate. 186 min.   More Details...
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  • Sugar Mama
  • Santa Fe Blues
  • Bad Luck and Trouble
  • Come Back Baby
  • Needed Time
  • Hideway