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Linda Hopkins

voc, bvoc, *1924 US, New Orleans
Singer / Musician of R&B/Soul and Blues
A.k.a. Melinda Helen Mathews

Linda Hopkins (born December 14, 1924) is an African-American actress and blues and gospel singer. She has recorded classic, traditional, and urban blues, and performed R&B and soul, jazz, and show tunes since the 1950s.

     
Instruments
  • Vocals
  • Backing Vocals
Genres
  • R&B/Soul
  • Blues
  • Jazz
  • Pop
  • Rock
Popular Tracks   
Walk Him Up the Stairs on Purlie by Original Broadway Cast of Purlie
Tears Of Joy on Rock And Roll Blues by Linda Hopkins
When the Blues Come Around this Evening on The Sound Track Music From the Clint Eastwood Film Honkytonk Man by Various Artists
Me and Dirty Blues on Roots Of Rock 'N' Roll, Vol. 5: Ladies Sing The Blues by Various Artists
Romance in the Dark on Me and Bessie by Linda Hopkins
I Can't on Rock And Roll Blues by Linda Hopkins
T'aint Nobody's Bizness If I Do on Me and Bessie by Linda Hopkins
Rock And Roll Blues on Rock And Roll Blues by Linda Hopkins
Mama Needs Your Lovin' Baby on R&B Hipshakers Volume 3 - Just A Little Bit Of The Jumpin' Bean by Various Artists
Nobody Knows You When Your Down And Out on Here's The Kid by Linda Hopkins

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Band Members
Discography



Title Artist Year Type
Joshua Fit The Battle Of JerichoJackie Wilson And Linda Hopkins / Big Maybelle2013Single
Wild Women BluesMaxine Weldon, Linda Hopkins, Mortonette Jenkins1999Album
Fireworks! Red Hot & BluesThe Jim Cullum Jazz Band With Joe Williams, Savion Glover, Clark Terry, Linda Hopkins, Lionel Hampton & Dick Hyman1996Album
Here The Kid - Live In SesjunLinda Hopkins And Her Black & Blue Quartet1994Album
Shiver And ShakeLinda Hopkins1989Compil.
How Blue Can You GetLinda Hopkins1983Album
Ladies Sing The BluesBig Maybelle, Little Esther, Albinia Jones, Miss Rhapsody, Linda Hopkins1979Compil.
It's In Your BloodLinda Hopkins1977Album
Me And BessieLinda Hopkins1976Album
T'ain't Nobody's Bizness If I Do / Romance In The DarkLinda Hopkins1975Single
Seven Days And Seven Nights / Ease Away A Little BitLinda Hopkins1973Single
Deep In The NightLinda Hopkins1972Single
Please Send Me Someone To Love / Shake A HandLinda Hopkins1972Single
Linda HopkinsLinda Hopkins1972Album
Walk Him Up The Stairs-Prologue / Down Home"Purlie" Cast With Linda Hopkins / Cleavon Little & Novella Nelson1970Single
The Great Pretender / If You Walk AwayLinda Hopkins1965Single
Yes Indeed / When The Saints Go Marching InJackie Wilson And Linda Hopkins1965Single
The Magic Song / Upon My Lips A SongLinda Hopkins1964Single
Shake A HandJackie Wilson And Linda Hopkins1963Single
Shake A HandJackie Wilson And Linda Hopkins1963Album
Shake A HandJackie Wilson And Linda Hopkins1963Single
Little By Little / Lonely People Do Foolish ThingsLinda Hopkins1963Single
There's Nothing Like Love / I Found LoveJackie Wilson And Linda Hopkins1962Single
Mama's Doin' The TwistLinda Hopkins1962Single
Memories And A Broken HeartLinda Hopkins1962Single
A Slight Case Of Love / TorturedLinda Hopkins1962Single
Am I That Easy To Forget / WonderfulLinda Hopkins1962Single
Sing (And Tell The Blues So Long) / I Found LoveJackie Wilson And Linda Hopkins1962Single
There's Nothing Like Love / I Found LoveJackie Wilson And Linda Hopkins1962Single
Linda Hopkins Sings The BluesLinda Hopkins1961Single
I Don't Know You Anymore / HappinessLinda Hopkins1961Single
All In My Mind / I Diddie Dum DumLinda Hopkins1961Single
Linda Hopkins And Her Blue BoysLinda Hopkins1960Album
I Diddie Dum Dum (Diddie Yum Dee)Linda Hopkins1960Single
Danny Boy / Mama Needs Your Loving BabyLinda Hopkins1959Single
Rock And Roll Blues / Shiver And ShakeLinda Hopkins1957Single
Come Back Baby / I'm Going To Cry You Right Out Of My MindLinda Hopkins1956Single
Get Off My Wagon / Is This Goodbye?Linda Hopkins1954Album
Warning Blues/ I'll Ask My HeartJohnny Otis And His Orchestra With Linda Hopkins1951Album
Living & Loving YouJohnny Otis And His Orchestra With Linda Hopkins1951Album
Warning BluesJohnny Otis And His Orchestra With Linda Hopkins1951Album
The Queens Of SongLinda Hopkins & Gloria Lynne, Red Callender & His OrchestraAlbum
You Oughta Be ShamedLinda HopkinsSingle
Down By The RiversideLinda HopkinsAlbum
Somebody Somewhere / Mama DollLinda HopkinsSingle
My Loving Baby / I Can'tLinda HopkinsSingle
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