The Rough Guide to Blind, Black and Blue
Release Date: 4/13/2019
Label: World Music Network
Release type: RSD Limited Run / Regional Focus Release
A remarkable phenomenon in the history of the blues was the vast contribution made by blind musicians, whose legacy left a lasting impact on American music to this day. From ‘The Father Of The Texas Blues’ Blind Lemon Jefferson to slide guitar evangelist Blind Willie Johnson, this Rough Guide highlights the blind blues pioneers who, against all the odds and in the face of incredible adversity, were responsible for a musical revolution.
SIDE A: 1. Blind Blake: He's In The Jailhouse Now 2. Teddy Darby: Lawdy Lawdy Worried Blues 3. Blind Boy Fuller: Truckin' My Blues Away No. 2 (Take 2) 4. Blind Lemon Jefferson: See That My Grave Is Kept Clean 5. Sonny Terry: Harmonica Stomp 6. Blind Joe Reynolds: Third Street Woman Blues 7. Blind Joe Taggart: Religion Is Something Within You SIDE B: 1. Blind Willie McTell: Stomp Down Rider 2. Reverend Gary Davis: The Angels Message To Me 3. Willie Walker: South Carolina Rag (Take 2) 4. Blind Willie Johnson: Nobody's Fault But Mine 5. Blind Roosevelt Graves: Crazy About My Baby 6. Blind 'Gussie Nesbit: Pure Religion