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Track Listing. There is a film kicking around that summarizes the Hopkins take on the blues perfectly. The first part is footage of country blues great Mance Lipscomb, and the other part is Hopkins. Lipscomb looks weary and tired, and one of his hands is bandaged. Hopkins is wearing sunglasses, and playing with the energy and force of a much younger man.
Lipscomb and Hopkins both sound undeniably great in the film, but they could not be further apart in terms of approach. While Lipscomb was playing traditional folk blues of a specific style, Hopkins was incorporating a wide range of influences, sounds, and genres into his own take on the blues. The album Lightnin' Strikes is a perfect example of this synthesis. This is apparent in the selection of songs which range from lively instrumentals to slower, more traditional blues ballads.
Surfin Links. The Singles Album Review.Aug 10, · Filet of Soul is a precursor to The Monkees film and album "Head." It's no coincidence that Jan & Dean and The Monkees were scheduled to have rock & roll comedy shows on opposite networks in the fall of This album is a satirical send-up of pop music (circa ) and all its trappings, including the incessant screams of Beatlemania/5(31).