Highway 61 Blues 38: Lightning Stomp

Highway 61 takes us to Texas with week with a program of music and commentary by the great Lightning Hopkins including an interview segment with Sam Charters and songs by Lightning Hopkins, Lightning & Thunder, Blind Lemon Jefferson, Sonny Terry, Brownie McGhee, and Big Joe Williams.


The John Sinclair Foundation Presents



Scott Barretta, Mississippi Public Broadcasting, May 3, 2008 [18257]


Lightning & Thunder: Katie Mae

Lightning Hopkins: Let Me Play with Your Poodle

Lightning Hopkins: Short Haired Woman

Lightning Hopkins Conversation with Sam Charters

Blind Lemon Jefferson: Bad Luck Blues

Lightning Hopkins: Fishing Clothes

Lightning Hopkins: Tim Moore’s Farm

Lightning Hopkins: Big Mama Jump

Lightning Hopkins: Zolo Go

Lightning Hopkins: Lightning Stomp

Lightning Hopkins: Don’t Think Because You’re Pretty

Lightning Hopkins: My Little Kewpie Doll

Lightning Hopkins with Sonny Terry, Brownie McGhee & Big Joe Williams: Penitentiary Blues

Lightning Hopkins: John Glenn Said It

Lightning Hopkins: Mister Charlie

Lightning Hopkins: Lightning’s Boogie



Hosted by Scott Barretta for Radio Free Amsterdam

Produced & recorded by Joe Yorke at the University of Mississippi

Post-production, editing & annotation by John Sinclair

Executive Producer: Steve Pratt


© 2008, 2018 Scott Barretta. Used with permission.