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Linda Hopkins

An extremely flexible singer and performer with extensive stage qualifications together with her vocal abilities, Linda Hopkins was a significant artist from the first ’50s. She documented traditional, traditional, and metropolitan blues in addition to R&B and spirit, jazz, and display music, all with variation and design. Hopkins lengthy idolized Bessie Smith and received critical plaudits on her behalf rendition of Smith within the theatrical demonstration Jazz Teach. She documented for numerous brands but only gained one chart strike, a duet with Jackie Wilson for Brunswick in 1963. “Tremble a Hands” narrowly skipped the R&B Best 20, peaking at quantity 21. She continued to be active for many years, but with just a limited quantity of materials in circulation, specifically on home U.S. brands. Hopkins passed away in Apr 2017 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin at age 92.

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