They Wonder Who I Am, Lightnin’ Hopkins (1955)
Samuel John “Lightnin” Hopkins (1912-1982) was 8 when he was introduced to the blues by Blind Lemon Jefferson and was inspired to make a cigar box guitar. Jefferson later tutored him and reportedly never let another guitarist accompany him.
360 degrees of a street.
How to hide from a bear.
Shooting pool on a rolling sea.
His lawnmower wasn’t manly enough.
The story behind Todd Rundgren’s Hello It’s Me.
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The Arctic is having the coldest summer on record.
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