the blues accordin' to
re-issue of les blank's 1969 documentary the blues accordin' to lightnin hopkins'.
in this intimate portrayal of a blues legend les blank offers us a unique glimpse into the world of one of the most recorded blues artists of all time. the film captures lightnin? spending time with family & friends, performing in a variety of places (on his own & with friends including mance lipscombe), visiting his boyhood town of centreville, texas as well as engaging us with his own unique brand of storytelling. this powerful portrait is among blank's masterworks & takes us into the intimate world of the enigma that was sam "lightnin'" hopkins.