Eligible since: 1984 (The 1985 Induction Ceremony)
Previously Considered? No what's this?
Inducted into Rock Hall Projected in 2024 (ranked #19 in the Influences - Rock Era category) .
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OMG 4 vote and I am the first to post.. If you ever talk Texas Blues than this is one of the Tall Texans. SRV pays nothing but true homage to this REAL BLUES GUY..He used his licks enough to skin a cat.. If you know anything about SRV or the blues..Then you knows If it Texas blues it is Lightnin' Hopkins...
Posted by mrxyz on Friday, 06.25.10 @ 20:49pm
"OMG 4 vote and I am the first to post.."
Posted by Tahvo Parvianen on Saturday, 06.26.10 @ 03:33am
Could be because the page for him was added relatively recently, like a week ago
Posted by mrxyz on Saturday, 06.26.10 @ 10:59am
Well some may argue a week is a long time.
Posted by Tahvo Parvianen on Saturday, 06.26.10 @ 11:48am
Wow it is up to 7 votes LOL
Posted by mrxyzomg on Thursday, 07.1.10 @ 22:59pm
Make that 8. And it was a "Yes".
Posted by DarinRG on Thursday, 07.1.10 @ 23:19pm
So Lightnin' Hopkins gets 8 votes and the Red Hot Chilli Peppers get 8500. Makes you wonder
Posted by Tahvo Parvianen on Friday, 07.2.10 @ 03:28am
I just can't understand why such great musicians like lighting is not in RRHF? They have the real feel you can't be schooled in it!
Posted by Happy on Tuesday, 02.21.12 @ 13:28pm
Why is Lightnin' Hopkins listed as being eligible in 1984? He had been performing long before 1959 and had first began recording for Aladdin in 1946. Even though his earliest recordings were only regionally released, Hopkins was active long before his first album was released in 1959.
Posted by Zach on Monday, 09.17.12 @ 17:15pm
In terms of influence and originality he should already be in. Oversight.
Posted by ddb on Monday, 05.20.13 @ 12:21pm
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