Rough Guide To Gospel Blues, The
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The huge musical influence of the church has meant that gospel music and the blues have long been intertwined.
From the true guitar evangelists such as Blind Willie Johnson and Reverend Gary Davis to blues legends Charley Patton and Skip James, these recordings illustrate how the line separating the Lord's song and 'the devil's music' was very thin.
|Primary Format - Music||CD|
|Label||World Music Network|
|Music Genre Primary||Blues & Roots|
|Music Genre Secondary||Compilation|
- 1. Reverend Gary Davis - I Am The Light
- 2. Blind Willie Johnson - I Know His Blood Can Make Me Whole
- 3. Mississippi John Hurt - Praying On The Old Camp Ground
- 4. Bukka White - The Promise True And Grand
- 5. Rev. Edward W. Clayborn - Your Enemy Cannot Harm You
- 6. Blind Roosevelt Graves & Brother - I'll Be Rested (When The Roll Is Called)
- 7. Blind Boy Fuller - Twelve Gates To The City
- 8. Blind Joe Taggart & Josh White - Scandalous And A Shame
- 9. Mother McCollum - Jesus Is My Air-O-Plane
- 10. Tallahassee Tight - Got Heaven In My View
- 11. Skip James - Be Ready When He Comes
- 12. Julius Daniels - Slippin' And Slidin' Up The Golden Street
- 13. Blind Mamie Forehand - Wouldn't Mind Dying If Dying Was All
- 14. Lil McClintock - Mother Called Her Child To Her Dying Bed
- 15. Bo Weavil Jackson - I'm On My Way To The Kingdom Land
- 16. Memphis Minnie - Let Me Ride
- 17. Blind Gussie Nesbit - I?ll Just Stand And Wring My Hands And Cry
- 18. Blind Willie & Kate McTell - I Got Religion, I'm So Glad
- 19. Blind Willie Davis - I've Got A Key To The Kingdom
- 20. Henry Thomas - Jonah In The Wilderness
- 21. Barbecue Bob - When The Saints Go Marching In
- 22. Bessie Smith - On Revival Day
- 23. Charley Patton - Jesus Is A Dying Bed Maker
- 24. Sam Collins - Lead Me All The Way
- 25. Blind Lemon Jefferson - All I Want Is That Pure Religion
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