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Lightnin' Hopkins

AKA Sam Hopkins

Born: 15-Mar-1912
Birthplace: Centerville, TX
Died: 30-Jan-1982
Location of death: Houston, TX
Cause of death: Cancer - Throat
Remains: Buried, Forest Park Cemetery, Houston, TX

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: Black
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Guitarist, Singer/Songwriter

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Mojo Hand

Father: Abe Hopkins (d. 1915 killed in a fight)
Mother: Frances Sims
Brother: Joe
Wife: Elamer Lacey (m. 1920s, multiple children)
Wife: Antoinette Charles (m. 1942)

    Blues Hall of Fame 1980



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