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Gallery of Past Performers









Houston Chronicle

Houston County Courier


American Cowboy
August/September 2012
Western Horseman
75th Anniversary Issue

 

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Texas Monthly
Best Small Towns For Music



Texas Monthly Article

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Cover of the
Texas Magazine in the
Houston Chronicle



The Article

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Texas Music article on Lightnin' Hopkins Southern Living
January 2005

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Moot Davis and Band Texas Living
Dallas Morning News

Ernie Hawkins
on
Stefan Grossman's Guitar Workshop site
  Let There Be Lightnin’
How Sam Hopkins Lived the Blues
Texas Monthly June 2007

by Michael Hall




 

 


Buzz magazine


 

Lightnin' Hopkins Statue Dedication. January 30, 2002

link to article by
By Marty Racline

of the Houston Chronicle
Link to article by
Bob Bowman
Of TexasEscapes

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photo by Guy Gillette Sr.
Lightnin' Hopkins  performing at Carnegie Hall in 1979.
With Charles "Honey Boy" Otis on drums.
Mr. Hopkins played in The Camp Street Cafe & Store back in the 1940's
when it was known as the
Starlight Barber Shop and Pool Hall.

 

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Crowd at statue dedication,
listen to Frank Robinson perform.
The Gillette Bros. performing at the Lightnin' Hopkins statue
dedication. 
Lightnin' Hopkins' daughter, Annie Mae Box, admires statue just after she unveiled it, across the street from The Camp St. Cafe & Store. Steve James performing at the Lightnin' Hopkins statue dedication.  Steve James
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photo by Cathi Gillette 
School kids at statue dedication. 
The Hopkins Family
Cyd Cassone and Ruthie Foster

 

 

Live at Camp Street

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Guy & Pipp 
in front of Camp St

 

       
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Irish Traditional Trio
Chulrua
Steve Gillette 
and 
Cindy Mangsen 
perform at 
Camp St. Cafe & Store.
Don Edwards 
performing at Camp St.
 with 
The Gillette Bros.
Karel Wheat 
of 
The Sweet Song String Band helps out at the store.
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Robin and Linda Williams
And Their Fine Group
,
Jimmy Gaudreau on Mandolin
Jim Watson on Bass

 

Ernie Hawkins sitting on the Lightnin' Hopkins Statue

© 2003 KMannPhoto

Ramblin' Jack Elliott
& Pipp
Gillette
Hans Theessink and Lightnin'
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Albert and Gage
performing at 
Camp St. Cafe & Store.
Photo by Brian Isham 

Ray Benson  John Conlee
& Lightnin'
Quebe Sisters, Band and Friends Diana Jones
Photo By John Leeper
  

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Michael Martin Murphey with Lightnin' Hopkins, Robert Thompson, and on stage

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Davy Crockett Dulcimers
Hollis, Lloyd, Margaret and Jerry Wright, with Brian Eggerman on guitar.
Photo By John Leeper
The Gillette Brothers
Photo By John Leeper
Lloyd Maines, Terri Hendrix and Dorcie Gillette Terri Hendrix

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The Laws
Photo By John Leeper
Steve James
Photo By John Leeper
Shake Russell
Photo By John Leeper
Sergio Webb & David Olney
Photo By John Leeper
       
Ruthie Foster
Photo By John Leeper
Pickin' on the Porch
Photo By John Leeper
Lynn Miles / Louise Taylor
Photo By John Leeper
Lynn Miles
Photo By John Leeper
       
Le Frere Michot
Photo By John Leeper
Juni Fisher
Photo By John Leeper
Brooks Williams
Photo By John Leeper
Lynn Miles, Louise Taylor
& Pipp & Guy
Photo By John Leeper
       
       
Don Edwards 
Photo By John Leeper
St Patrick's Day
John Leeper, Craig Harrell, Lloyd Wright and April Bruce with Guy & Pipp.
Emily Elbert
Photo By John Leeper
Come for the orbs
Stay for the music
       
       
  Saturday May 2nd
Charlie Louvin day in Crockett
Proclamation and Key to the City