Track List

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

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

Blind Willie Johnson - American Epic: The Best of (LP - 180 Gram Vinyl)
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Record Label: Third Man Records

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Single LP with single pocket tip-on jacket with soft touch finish.

Texas slide guitarist and gospel bluesman Blind Willie Johnson recorded only 30 songs over the course of his life as a preacher and street performer. Even so, the savvy combination of his gritty and powerful “chest voice” singing style coupled with his mastery of slide guitar (some report he regularly used a knife as a slide) has given him a notably influential legacy, specifically with later bluesmen Howlin’ Wolf and Robert Johnson. His tune “Dark Was the Night, Cold Was the Ground” was selected for Carl Sagan’s Voyager probe Golden Record, the Library of Congress as well as the National Recording Registry.