A unique compilation of tracks from blind blues musicians who left remarkable musical legacies in the face of incredible adversity featuring many legendary guitarists including Blind Blake, Reverend Gary Davis, Blind Willie McTell and Blind Willie Johnson.
Legend has it that two of the towering figures of country blues once busked on opposite sides of the street in Marlin, Texas. Both ‘The Father Of The Texas Blues’ Blind Lemon Jefferson and slide guitar evangelist Blind Willie Johnson have le remarkable musical legacies in the face of incredible adversity, dealing with blindness in conditions of poverty and confronted by all the disadvantages imposed by race segregation.
Tracks: Blind Blake - He’s In The Jailhouse Now / Teddy Darby - Lawdy Lawdy Worried Blues / Blind Boy Fuller - Truckin’ My Blues Away No. 2 (Take 2) / Blind Lemon Je erson - See That My Grave Is Kept Clean / Sonny Terry - HarmonicaStomp / Blind Joe Reynolds - Third Street Woman Blues / Blind Joe Taggart - Religion Is Something Within You / Blind Willie McTell - Stomp Down Rider/ Reverend Gary Davis - The Angels Message To Me / Willie Walker - South Carolina Rag (Take 2) / Blind Willie Johnson - Nobody’s Fault But Mine / Blind Roosevelt Graves - Crazy About My Baby / Blind Gussie Nesbit - Pure Reli- gion / Bo Carter - Don’t Mash My Digger So Deep / Blind Mamie Forehand - IWouldn’t Mind Dying If Dying Was All / Sleepy John Estes - Diving Duck Blues/ Blind Willie Davis - I’ve Got A Key To The Kingdom