Prestige Profiles, Vol. 8

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All Music Guide - Campbell
Prestige Profiles, Vol. 8 contains previously released tracks taken from Texas bluesman Lightnin' Hopkins' short stint with the label. These 16 cuts feature both solo and small-combo sessions recorded between 1960 and 1964, and include tasteful versions of such Lightnin' favorites as "Mojo Hand," "Katie Mae," "I'm a Crawling Black Snake," and "Good Morning Little Schoolgirl." Much like the discography of fellow bluesman John Lee Hooker, it's easy to get overwhelmed by the plethora of Hopkins material available, which is why both Prestige Profiles, Vol. 8 and Rhino's excellent Blues Masters: The Very Best of Lightnin' Hopkins are highly recommended collections by the legendary ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Campbell
Prestige Profiles, Vol. 8 contains previously released tracks taken from Texas bluesman Lightnin' Hopkins' short stint with the label. These 16 cuts feature both solo and small-combo sessions recorded between 1960 and 1964, and include tasteful versions of such Lightnin' favorites as "Mojo Hand," "Katie Mae," "I'm a Crawling Black Snake," and "Good Morning Little Schoolgirl." Much like the discography of fellow bluesman John Lee Hooker, it's easy to get overwhelmed by the plethora of Hopkins material available, which is why both Prestige Profiles, Vol. 8 and Rhino's excellent Blues Masters: The Very Best of Lightnin' Hopkins are highly recommended collections by the legendary bluesman. For a limited time, the first ten volumes in the Prestige Profiles series include a free bonus compilation CD of Prestige artists.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 10/25/2005
  • Label: Prestige
  • UPC: 025218580823
  • Catalog Number: 5808
  • Sales rank: 24,773

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Back to New Orleans (3:23)
  2. 2 Automobile Blues (4:34)
  3. 3 Pneumonia Blues (3:32)
  4. 4 Mojo Hand (3:22)
  5. 5 Black Cadillac (3:41)
  6. 6 You Is One Black Rat (3:11)
  7. 7 Last Night Blues (5:19)
  8. 8 Blues in the Bottle (3:15)
  9. 9 Walkin' This Road by Myself (4:52)
  10. 10 Got to Move Your Baby (4:05)
  11. 11 Goin' Away (5:49)
  12. 12 Happy Blues for John Glenn (5:24)
  13. 13 Mean Old Frisco (3:44)
  14. 14 Katie Mae (4:05)
  15. 15 I'm a Crawling Black Snake (4:52)
  16. 16 Good Morning Little Schoolgirl (3:06)
Disc 2
  1. 1 Wholesale Dealin' Papa - Sonny Terry (3:13)
  2. 2 Built for Comfort - Memphis Slim (2:34)
  3. 3 Goin' Down Swingin' - Homesick James Williamson (3:47)
  4. 4 Money's Gettin' Cheaper (2:49)
  5. 5 The Devil Is a Busy Man - Sunnyland Slim (3:58)
  6. 6 Jake's Cha Cha (2:08)
  7. 7 Big Leg Woman (3:16)
  8. 8 The Blues Never Die (3:42)
  9. 9 Samson & Delilah - Rev. Gary Davis (4:06)
  10. 10 Trouble Gonna Take Me to My Grave - Big Joe Williams (3:15)
  11. 11 Mailman Blues - Memphis Willie B. (3:07)
  12. 12 Salty Dog (2:26)
  13. 13 Drivin' Wheel - Roosevelt Sykes (2:23)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Lightnin' Hopkins Primary Artist, Guitar, Vocals
Billy Bizor Harmonica, Vocals
Leonard Gaskin Bass
Donald Cooks Bass
Belton Evans Drums
Herb Lovelle Drums
Buster Pickens Piano
Sonny Terry Harmonica
Spider Kilpatrick Drums
Technical Credits
Jay McShann Composer
Sam Hopkins Arranger
Ozzie Cadena Producer
Samuel Charters Producer, Audio Production
Rudy Van Gelder Engineer
Kenneth S. Goldstein Producer, Audio Production
Lee Hildebrand Liner Notes
Mack McCormick Audio Production
Sonny Boy Williamson I Composer
Jimmy Witherspoon Composer
Joe Tarantino Mastering
Jamie Putnam Art Direction
Traditional Composer
Marguerite McCormack Producer
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