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Willie Johnson

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Willie Johnson

Willie Johnson has been played on NTS in shows including Diddy Wah, featured first on 21 March 2016. Songs played include I Feel So Worried.

"Blind" Willie Johnson (January 22, 1897 – September 18, 1945) was an American singer and guitarist, whose music straddled the border between blues and spirituals.

While the lyrics of all of his songs were religious, his music drew from both sacred and blues traditions. His music is distinguished by his powerful bass thumb-picking and gravelly false-bass voice, with occasional use of a tenor voice.

Life

Blind Willie Johnson, according to his death certificate, was born in 1897 near Brenham, Texas, United States (before…

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MOST PLAYED TRACKS
I Feel So Worried
Sammy Lewis, Willie Johnson
Sun1955
I Feel So Worried
Sammy Lewis, Willie JohnsonSun1955
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