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The Rough Guide To Holy Blues


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From the extraordinary recordings of the true guitar evangelists Blind Willie Johnson and Reverend Gary Davis to classic spiritual renditions by legendary bluesmen Charley Patton, Blind Lemon Jefferson and Skip James, this handpicked selection highlights the mutual influence between Gospel and Blues.

Tracklist

A1 Reverend Gary Davis– The Angels Message To Me 3:04
A2 Blind Willie Johnson– Lord I Just Can't Keep From Crying 3:04
A3 Skip James– Jesus Is A Mighty Good Listener 3:01
A4 Blind Willie* And Kate McTell– God Don't Like It 2:45
A5 Mississippi John Hurt– Blessed Be The Name 2:45
A6 Blind Mamie Forehand– Honey In The Rock 2:42
A7 Rev. Edward W. Clayborn– This Time Another Year You May Be Gone 2:53
B1 Josh White– Jesus Gonna Make Up My Dying Bed 3:05
B2 Blind Lemon Jefferson– He Arose From The Dead 2:47
B3 Mother McCollum– You Can't Hide 2:35
B4 Charley Patton And Bertha Lee– Oh Death 2:52
B5 Blind Gussie Nesbit– Pure Religion 3:21
B6 Washington Phillips– Denomination Blues - Part 1 & 2 5:35