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"Blind" Willie Johnson (January 22, 1897 – September 18, 1945) was a gospel blues singer and guitarist. While the lyrics of his songs were usually religious, his music drew from both sacred and blues traditions and is distinguished by his slide guitar accompaniment and gravelly false-bass voice, with occasional use of a tenor voice.

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Discography

Album + Compilation

Year Title Rating Releases
1989 Praise God I'm Satisfied Compilation 1
1991 Sweeter as the Years Go By Compilation 1
1993 The Complete Blind Willie Johnson Compilation 1
1995 Dark Was the Night: The Essential Recordings of Blind Willie Johnson Compilation 1
1998 Dark Was the Night Compilation 1
1998 Dark Was the Night Compilation 1
2004 Complete Blues: The Soul of a Man Compilation 1
2013 The Rough Guide to Blues Legends: Blind Willie Johnson Compilation 5 1
The Soul of a Man Compilation 1

Single

Year Title Rating Releases
1928 Dark Was the Night – Cold Was the Ground / It's Nobody's Fault but Mine 1
1928 Mother's Children Have a Hard Time / If I Had My Way I'd Tear the Building Down 1
1930 John the Revelator / You’re Going to Need Somebody on Your Bond 1

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