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His Story Told, Annotated and Documented

His Story Told, Annotated and Documented

"Singing and begging are about the only two ways a blind man can make a living in farm country." Several years after Blind Willie Johnson’s death in 1949, Samuel B. Charters tries to get to know the now-distinguished African-American blues and spiritual vocalist/guitarist through those closest to him, including Johnson’s wife Angeline. The album combines old recordings, interviews and commentary.

Track Listing

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Remembrances Blind Willie Johnson 7:18
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Interviews Blind Willie Johnson 8:50
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Angeline Johnson Blind Willie Johnson 10:37
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If I Had My Way, I'd Tear that Building Down Blind Willie Johnson 3:14
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Nobody's Fault but Mine Blind Willie Johnson 2:47
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Jesus is Coming Soon Blind Willie Johnson 3:12
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Mother's Children have a Hard Time Blind Willie Johnson 3:24
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Dark was the Night, Cold was the Ground Blind Willie Johnson 3:18
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Match Box Blues Blind Lemon Jefferson 2:55
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It's a Good Little Thing Blind Willie McTell 2:53
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Little Woman You're so Sweet Blind Boy Fuller 2:53
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