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Nicky Hopkins (born Nicholas Christian Hopkins (February 24, 1944, Harlesden, North London – September 6, 1994 in Nashville, Tennessee, U.S.) was an English pianist and organist.

Hopkins produced and performed on some of the most important British and American popular music recordings of the 1960s and 1970s, and is widely regarded as one of the most important session musicians in rock history.


Nicky Hopkins started his musical career in the early 1960s as the pianist with Screaming Lord Sutch's… read more

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  • Avatar for cordlafond
    Please visit . Nicky Hopkins deserves a spot in the R&R Hall of Fame
  • Avatar for LBellamYorke
    nicky hopkins was the man! [3] Nicky was pure magic indeed.[2]
  • Avatar for FaustoRocks
    nicky hopkins was the man! [3] i was so gonna right that! HE IS!!!! A truly example of a perfect Pisces like George Harrison, Kurt Cobain and me. Nicky was pure magic indeed.
  • Avatar for DeadKinks
    You may try to pick Nicky Hopkins' finest moment, but you'll end up realising it's practically the same as choosing rock's finest moment. He was essential part of most of the finest moments of most of the finest bands, during most of rock's finest years. The man and his piano were there spirit of the 60's and the 70's in popular music in the Western emisphere, more than any other one-musician-and-his-instrument, including all those he played with. If you don't get it, take a look at the man's discography: .
  • Avatar for KeithJones
    nicky hopkins was the man! [2]
  • Avatar for dominic_john
    nicky hopkins was the man! everyone needs to know who he is. we've all been inspired by his work, it just so happens that a lot of it was with other bands.
  • Avatar for SachMotee5000
    its my belief, and im sure its one that is shared by most real stones fans, that he was integral to the stones flavour. He added such amazing, spine tingling, breath taking moments and flourishes to their work during their peak btwn 69/73. Tracked down his second solo effort the Tin Man Was A Dreamer and I am currently on my first listen to it ... drool
  • Avatar for mothersruin
    nicky hopkins worked on his track with the beatles maybe thats the answer?...
  • Avatar for sarahjkf
    Dont know who this guy is !?! ya what !! unwittingly we have all heard this guy at some point one of if not THE greatest session musicians ever !! worked with everybody you name them he worked with them......the man was a bleeding genius...
  • Avatar for Simanion
    heh *returns one year later* I've tried to change the artist in properties 100 times and it just won't have a bar of it... So Nicky Hopkins it is!

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