Hardin "Hop" Wilson (April 27, 1927 – August 27, 1975) was an American blues steel guitar player.
Wilson gained the nickname "Hop" as a devolution of "Harp" due to his constant playing of a harmonica as a child. His low sounding playing gave several of his tracks, even "Merry Christmas Darling", a morose, disillusioned feel.
Wilson was born in Grapeland, Texas, United States, in 1927, learning to play guitar and harmonica at an early age. Acquiring his first steel guitar sometime… read more
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