Sunday, October 7, 2018
Mojo Hand - Sam Lightnin' Hopkins (Live Accoustic)
I've read about people, more than a couple over the years, suggesting that Lightnin' was't so such-a-much, because he could only play in one key. I never worried about it too much.
If you're going to be in combos, and play jazz, or pop, or show tunes or something, it's very important to be versatile, to be able to play in all of the keys, and at the drop of a hat, too. But Lightnin' is just sitting there by his lonesome, playing and singing the hell out of it. So let's just let the man be. How's that?