Lightnin' Hopkins

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  • According to Craig Rosen in his book Inside Out, despite the title, the song is actually not about the Texan Blues musician Sam "Lightnin'" Hopkins (1912 - 1982), they only chose the title because by chance Peter Buck had a Lightnin' Hopkins album with him at the day they recorded that song in the studio. >>
    Suggestion credit:
    Martin - Rostock, Germany

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