BLIND WILLIE JOHNSON ~ DARK WAS THE NIGHT. COLUMBIA / LEGACY CK 65516. (IMPORT)

BLIND WILLIE JOHNSON ~ DARK WAS THE NIGHT. COLUMBIA / LEGACY CK 65516. (IMPORT)

  • $17.95
    Unit price per 
Tax included.

Only 1 left!

1 AVAILABLE

A SINGING STREET-CORNER EVANGELIST, BLIND WILLIE JOHNSON ACCOMPANIED HIS EMOTION-CHARGED VOICE WITH SOME OF THE MOST EXQUISITE SLIDE GUITAR EVER RECORDED. WILLIE JOHNSON WAS BLINDED AT AGE SEVEN WHEN LYE WAS THROWN IN HIS FACE. HE LATER LEARNED PIANO AND TAUGHT HIMSELF GUITAR IN REGULAR TUNING AND OPEN D FOR SLIDE. ON DECEMBER 3, 1927 BLIND WILLIE JOHNSON BECAME ONE OF THE FIRST GOSPEL GUITARISTS TO RECORD. HIS INITIAL SESSION FOR COLUMBIA PRODUCED FIVE MAGNIFICENT GOSPEL TUNES AND THE LANDMARK “DARK WAS THE NIGHT” ALL OF WHICH ARE INCLUDED HERE. SUPERB ******.

TRACK LISTING: If I Had My Way I’d Tear The Building Down / Dark Was The Night / Lord I Just Can’t Keep From Crying / Church, I’m Fully Saved Today / Jesus Make Up My Dying Bed / Bye And Bye, I’m Goin’ To See The King / Let Your Light Shine On Me / John The Revelator / I Know His Blood Can Make Me Whole / God Moves On The Water / Trouble Will Soon Be Over / Praise God I’m Satisfied / Mother’s Children Have A Hard Time / It’s Nobody’s Fault But Mine / The Soul Of A Man / Keep Your Lamp Trimmed And Burning.

CD     NEW


We Also Recommend