b. 26 January 1900, Harlan Region, Kentucky, USA, d. 3 January 1988, Chicago, Illinois, USA. Hopkins, who was raised in the Renfro Valley, can be kept in mind as an old-time vocalist and guitarist, but he originally discovered banjo from blind Kentucky participant Dick Burnett (of Burnett And Rutherford). He noticed army assistance during World Battle I and on his release, he spent a decade working on medication shows that noticed him tour all around the USA, regularly playing Hawaiian music. In 1930, he shifted to WLS Chicago, where he became a prominent person in the Cumberland Ridge Joggers. He also caused Bradley Kincaid and Karl And Harty and founded himself as a normal on the Country wide Barn Dance. Although he was interested in working on the air than in information, he do record for Broadway and ARC, and in March 1941, he lower six edges for Decca Information, including ‘My Small Georgia Rose’ and ‘Wreck FROM THE Aged Thirty-One’. He also produced around 200 radio transcriptions for the MM Cole Business. He essentially retired from carrying out in the 50s and became popular as a instructor from the banjo and made an appearance only occasionally until his loss of life in 1988.