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The blues accordin' to Lightnin' Hopkins: A portrait of Texas bluesman Lightin' Hopkins created via a collection of musical performances and oral histories.

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Other Authors / Creators:Blank, Les, film director, director of photography, editor, film producer.
Gerson, Skip, film director.
Leibrecht, Gina, film producer, film director.
Gosling, Maureen, film director.
Conway, Cecelia, film director, film producer.
Gerrard, Alice, 1934- film director, film producer.
Simon, Chris, 1952- film producer.
Kell, Susan, filmmaker.
Luddy, Tom, film producer.
Hopkins, Lightnin', 1912-1982, interviewee (expression), performer.
Bizor, Billy, interviewee (expression), performer.
Lipscomb, Mance, 1895-1976, interviewee (expression), performer.
Ames, Ruth (Blues singer), interviewee (expression), performer.
Landreneau, Adam, interviewee (expression), performer.
Landreneau, Cyp, interviewee (expression), performer.
Savoy, Marc, interviewee (expression), performer.
Lejeune, Lurlin, interviewee (expression), performer.
Broussard, Pee-Wee, interviewee (expression), performer.
Chenier, Clifton, 1925-1987, interviewee (expression), performer.
Chenier, Cleveland, 1921-1991, interviewee (expression), performer.
St. Judy, Robert, interviewee (expression), performer.
Jarrell, Tommy, 1901-1985, interviewee (expression), performer.
Jarrell, Benny, 1933- interviewee (expression), performer.
Gaxiola, Gerry, interviewee (expression)
Frizzell, Charles, 1941-2004, interviewee (expression)
Santos, John, narrator.
Balfa, Dewey, composer.
Balfa, Will, composer.
Balfa, Rodney, composer.
Abshire, Nathan, 1913-1981, composer.
Bois-sec, composer.
Fontenot, Canray, composer.
Poullard, Danny, composer, performer.
Herrmann, Irene, composer, performer.
Hostetter, Paul, composer, performer.
Bogan, Lucille, singer.
Hackford, Taylor, 1944- interviewee (expression)
Blank, Harrod, interviewee (expression)
Herzog, Werner, 1942- interviewee (expression)
Strachwitz, Chris, interviewee (expression)
Waters, Alice, interviewee (expression)
Other Corporate Authors / Creators:Spontaneous Combustion (Musical group), composer.
Balfa Brothers, composer, performer.
Louisiana Playboys, composer, performer.
Feenjon Group (Musical group), composer, performer.
Janus Films, film distributor.
Les Blank Films, production company.
Flower Films (Firm), presenter, production company.
Criterion Collection (Firm), film distributor.
Participants:The blues accordin' to Lightnin' Hopkins: featuring Lightnin' Hopkins, Billy Bizor, Mance Lipscomb, Ruth "Blues" Ames. Spend it all: featuring Adam Landreneau ; starring Maurice Cormier, Viola Matte, Glenn Allensan, Eraste Fontenot, Ada + Drew Fontenot, Noah Daigle, Berlene Savoy, Cyprien Landreneau, Savy Augstine, Revon Reed ; presenting Marc Savoy with Lurlin LeJeune, PeeWee Broussard, Don Guillory, Russell Thibodeaux, Benton Daigle. A well spent life: featuring Mance Lipscomb, Elnora Lipscomb, Hattie + Alfred Franklin. Hot pepper: featuring Clifton Chenier "Zydecor Accordion King" and his brother Cleveland Chenier (rub board), Robert St. Julien (drums), Felix James Benit (guitar), Charles Goodman (bass), Junius St. Julien (rhythm). Garlic is as good as ten mothers: narration, Chris Pray. Sprout wings and fly: Tommy Jarrell with Julie Lyons, Togie McGee, Edith Hicks, Earlie Jarrell, Wayne Jarrell, Ardena Moncus, Benny Jarrell. Yum, yum, yum!: features Marc Savoy. The maestro: featuring Gerry Gaxiola, Alice Gaxiola, Peter Mollica, Peter William Brown, Nadine Starbuck, Kent Cabral, Charlie Frizzell, Dennis Hartelius, Rowan LeCompte, Casey Lewis, Tyler Hoare, Linnea Phillips. Sworn to the drum: narrator, John Santos.
Format: DVD
Language notes:In English, with some French with English subtitles (Spend it all, Dry wood, Yum, yum, yum!), in English, with some Spanish with English subtitles (Garlic is as good as ten mothers, Sworn to the drum), and in English (all other films); optional English subtitles for the deaf and hearing impaired (SDH)
Edition:Five-DVD special edition.
Imprint: [Irvington, New York] : The Criterion Collection, [2014]
Series:Criterion collection ; 737.

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