American Epic: The Best of Blind Willie Johnson

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American Epic: The Best of Blind Willie Johnson

Gospel bluesman Blind Willie Johnson only recorded 30 songs over the course of his life as a preacher and performer, but his powerful voice and mastery of the slide guitar left an influential legacy. This limited 12” vinyl single from Third Man Records features original remastered recordings of his most beloved songs.


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Gospel bluesman Blind Willie Johnson only recorded 30 songs over the course of his life as a preacher and performer, but his powerful voice and mastery of the slide guitar left an influential legacy. This limited 12” vinyl single from Third Man Records features original remastered recordings of his most beloved songs.

Story

Gospel bluesman Blind Willie Johnson only recorded 30 songs over the course of his life as a preacher and performer, but his powerful voice and mastery of the slide guitar left an influential legacy. This collection from Third Man Records features original remastered recordings of his most beloved songs — one of his tunes, “Dark Was the Night, Cold Was the Ground,” was selected for Carl Sagan’s Voyager probe Golden Record, the Library of Congress, and the National Recording Registry. This is a limited 180gm 12” vinyl single LP pressing with a single pocket tip-on jacket with a soft touch finish.

Specs
  • Texas slide guitarist and gospel bluesman, Blind Willie Johnson
  • Single LP with single pocket tip-on jacket with soft touch finish

Side A:

  • John the Revelator
  • It's Nobody's Fault But Mine
  • If I Had My Way, I'd Tear The Building Down
  • God Moves on the Water
  • The Soul of a Man
  • I Know His Blood Can Make Me Whole
  • Church, I'm Fully Saved Today
  • Let Your Light Shine on Me

Side B:

  • Mother's Children Have a Hard Time
  • Lord, I Just Can't Keep From Crying
  • Trouble Will Soon Be Over
  • Jesus Make Up My Dying Bed
  • Bye and Bye I'm Goin' to See the King
  • Praise God I'm Satisfied
  • Keep Your Lamp Trimmed and Burning
  • Dark Was the Night, Cold Was the Ground
Origin
  • Made in the USA