Portrait of the great Lightnin Hopkins.

Portrait of the great Lightnin Hopkins.
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I like this, Micheal. Marvelous character in that face. Great lyrics.

Tick tock rock lovely piece Michael

Super blues singer guitarist, influenced many of the 1960's British groups. Good drawing of him, with his famous hat.

Thanks Stephen. Yes, a special musician and writer.

Don't remember him but he looks quite a character, I like the lyrics!

Great story within this portrait Michael. His face contains a life full of living and events. Love the teeth and cigar.

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22/03/2019
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B6 Pencil. Portrait of The Great Lightnin Hopkins, ‘Lightnin’s Blues’ See https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=DCSacpEIYWY ‘Everybody dies with ‘the heart trouble’ ‘ cause when that tick tock stops ticking you don’t keep time no more’ (Lightnin Hopkins - Lightnin’s Blues)

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Michael Mcmanus

I was born in 1946. In the 1960s and part of the 70s I was an airman in the Royal Navy, Fleet Air Arm. I joined Durham Constabulary in 1971. In 1999 I retired from policing and began teaching sociology and criminology at Durham University with emphasis on policing and researching crime. I've just…

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