Blind Willie Johnson

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    Dark Was the Night: 1927-1930 Dallas, Atlanta, & New Orleans Recordings

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    Dark Was The Night, Cold Was The GroundBlind Willie Johnson
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    Praise God I'm Satisfied (Album Version)Blind Willie Johnson
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    God Moves On The WaterBlind Willie Johnson
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    John The RevelatorBlind Willie Johnson
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        Seminal gospel-blues artist Blind Willie Johnson is regarded as one of the greatest bottleneck slide guitarists. Yet the Texas street-corner evangelist is known as much for the his powerful and fervent gruff voice as he is for his ability as a guitarist. He most often sang in a rough, bass voice (only occasionally delivering in his natural tenor) with a volume meant to be heard over the sounds of the streets. Johnson recorded a total of 30 songs during a three-year period and ma... Read more

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