Two CD Set- $17.98

Lightnin' Hopkins woke up The Dead when he played San Francisco in the 1960's and his song "Wake Up The Dead" is the centerpiece of this two and a half hour journey into the electrified world of Texas blues.  Accompanying Lightnin' on this journey is his long time harmonica player, Billy Bizor.  While Lightnin' had a prolific recording career, Bizor's stature is relatively obscure due to the lack of solo recordings he released during his lifetime. Fortunately, "Wake Up The Dead" seeks to rectify that situation by including the complete June 17, 1968 session with Lightnin' and  Bizor, plus all of Bizors' 1969 solo recordings.   As an added bonus, the rest of the April 11,1969 session that could not fit onto Lightnin's "Shootin Fire" album (CICD-41169) is included on "Wake Up The Dead".  The highlight of this session is the nine minutes of outtakes of "Mojo Hand". Never before have the complete tapes from all the aforementioned sessions been released until now.  Furthermore, the tapes have been remixed from the original three and four track masters to accentuate the magical chemistry between Lightnin' and Bizor.   
                                                                           
Disc One: Lightniní Hopkins & Billy Bizor
Wake Up The Dead
Vietnam War
Next Trip Down South
Lonesome Life
Pine Gum Boogie
Iím Tired Of Trouble
My Suggestion
Youíre Gonna Miss Me
Walking Blues
1How Dooz It
Feel Like Balliní The Jack (outtakes)
Lightniní Bolt
Mojo Hand (outtakes)
Mojo Hand (final version)
Shake That Thing (first version)
Moving On Out (outtake)
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Old Man 
Screwdriver

Whiskey Head Woman
How Dooz It (alternate version)
Long Way From Home
Disc Two- Billy Bizor
T Model Ford
Whiskey Head Woman
Take It Easy Little Girl
When Iím Dead
Screwdriver
You Knock Me Out
Iíll Never Do Right Again
Iíll Miss You So
Tell Me Where You Stayed Last Night
You Promised Me
Letís Pitch One 
Whiskey Head Woman (alternate version)
Screwdriver (alternate version)
A Hot Spirit
Billy Bizor Is Dead
Just A Little Bit More

                                

  

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