October 26, 2016 Records of the Day

Lightnin Hopkins 45Lightnin-HopkinsRolling Stone magazine lists Lightnin’ Hopkins as one of the greatest guitarists of all time. It is said that he recorded almost 1000 songs. His recording career began in the 1940s with Aladdin records. It was the first of many labels that he worked for. Among the most successful was Fire records with whom he recorded one of his biggest hits “Mojo Hand.” The 1961 singe “Mojo Hand” is worth no more than $20.00 but the 1962 “Mojo Hand” album can get you $1,200.00 today.

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