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Lightnin' Hopkins - Free Form Patterns


Label:

Charly

Genre:

Blues

Product No.:
ACLY 120
EAN: 5060767440032
Availability:
noshow
Category:

180 Gram Vinyl Record



180 Gram LP





180-gram vinyl

Recorded in January 1968, Free Form Patterns stands out in Hopkins' discography due to the unusual lineup on the sessions, with the veteran bluesman — fuelled by homemade moonshine — supported by a young, hip rhythm section, comprising Danny Thomas and Duke Davis from The 13th Floor Elevators (both high on acid at the time).

Free Form Patterns is no failed hippy/blues hybrid, however, just a straightforward, honest blues album with the great man backed by fans, who happened to be members of a legendary Psychedelic band. Its significance lies in how the music cut across the generation and racial boundaries within the segregated and repressive atmosphere of late 1960s Texas.

 



Side A
1. Mr. Charlie
2. Give Me Time To Think
3. Fox Chase
4. Mr. Dittas’ Grocery Store
5. Open Up Your Door

Side B
1. Baby Child
2. Cooking Done
3. Got Her Letter This Morning
4. Rain Falling
5. Mini Skirt

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