John Henry Hopkins

Vocals, Guitar

Date of Birth: February 3, 1902    Centerville, TX

Date of Death:  April 29, 1966    Dallas, TX

Place of Burial:  Lincoln Memorial Cemetery

                          1311 Murdock Road

                          Dallas, TX 75217

Has Marker:  Yes

Grave Location:  Block 15, Lot 54, Space 6

                            32° 41' 44" N / 96° 41' 5" W


The Hopkins Brothers, Arhoolie (CD-340)


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______. Texas Blues: The Rise of a Contemporary Sound. College Station: Texas A&M University Press, 2008.

______. Lightnin’ Hopkins – His Life and Blues. Chicago: Chicago Review Press, 2010.

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O’Brien, Timothy J. and David Ensminger. Mojo Hand – The Life and Music of Lightnin’ Hopkins. Austin: University of Texas Press, 2013.

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The Hopkins Brothers, Arhoolie Records CD-340). L-R: Joel, Sam, John Henry Hopkins.

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