We, and our partners, use cookies to deliver our services. By using our website you agree to the use of cookies as described in our Privacy Policy.

Okay
Lightnin' Hopkins: The Gold Star Sessions

**School assignment.** A complete package for a speculative rereleased collection of songs in commemoration of Smithsonian-Folkways’ recent acquisition of Arhoolie Records. The package is a double gatefold to accommodate two vinyl LPs, with an attached insert that functions like a book. Lightnin' Hopkins is considered to be one of the greatest country blues singers of his time. He was known for his ability to improvise songs on-the-spot as the situation allowed, creating new musical stories as they happened. The Gold Star sessions represent the earliest and most authentic recordings of Lightnin's music. Each spread features a lyric from a song included in the collection. The use of transparencies echoes the way in which Lightnin' pulled words from his environment, the images themselves echoing the scenery that might have inspired his music.

Project Roles
Designer
Skills
Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, Conceptual, Design, Editing, Print
Media
Packaging
Project Industries
Music
Lightnin' Hopkins: The Gold Star Sessions
Lightnin' Hopkins: The Gold Star Sessions
Lightnin' Hopkins: The Gold Star Sessions
Lightnin' Hopkins: The Gold Star Sessions
Lightnin' Hopkins: The Gold Star Sessions
Lightnin' Hopkins: The Gold Star Sessions
Lightnin' Hopkins: The Gold Star Sessions