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Blind Willie Johnson

Blind WIllie Johnson : musicians

Seminal gospel-blues artist Blind Willie Johnson is regarded as one of the greatest bottleneck slide guitarists. Yet the Texas street-corner evangelist is known as much for the his powerful and fervent gruff voice as he is for his ability... more.

February 21, 2013

Photo: Stefan Grossman Guitar Workshop

Two blind men who helped transform music : post

“It makes the hair stand up on the back of my neck.  He did not articulate a single word.  He hummed it and sang it and played it with a bottle-neck that sounded like it was really a razor... more.

February 21, 2012