God Don't Never Change: The Songs of Blind Willie Johnson LP
God Don't Never Change: The Songs of Blind Willie Johnson LP
Genre: Blues
Label: Alligator
Format: 33RPM,

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God Don't Never Change: The Songs of Blind Willie Johnson LP

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ALLLP14968
UPC:
014551496816
Vinyl LP Celebrates Songs of Blind Willie Johnson!
Features Lucinda Williams, Cowboy Junkies, Tom Waits, Rickie Lee Jones & More!


A stunning collection of artists and performances celebrate the timeless appeal of legendary gospel bluesman Blind Willie Johnson.

Blind Willie Johnson’s seminal songs have inspired artists like Led Zeppelin, Bob Dylan and Eric Clapton to interpret his musical vision. Produced by Jeffrey Gaskill, who helmed 2003’s Gotta Serve Somebody: The Gospel Songs Of Bob Dylan, God Don’t Never Change hits artistic pay dirt like few tribute albums have, and is brimming with outstanding performances by some of the biggest names in music. The artists are well-chosen and totally committed, and the new versions capture the raw beauty of the original recordings. There’s not a false note in the batch and moments of revelation are everywhere.

From Sinéad O’Connor’s righteous cries on “Trouble Will Soon Be Over” and Derek Trucks’ and Susan Tedeschi’s reverent reading of “Keep Your Lamp Trimmed And Burning,” from Lucinda Williams’ slide guitar-fueled lament in “Nobody’s Fault But Mine” and Tom Waits’ virtual embodiment of Johnson himself on “John The Revelator,” this record is packed with transcendent recordings that speak as much to the greatness of the performers as they do the enduring legacy of Blind Willie Johnson.

"The tracks on God Don't Ever Change run the gamut from pop to gospel to roots music, and there's a decidedly contemporaneous feel to these songs." - Greg Cahill, The Absolute Sound, 4/5 Music, 4/5 Sonics

Features:
• Vinyl LP
• Includes limited time download

Selections:
Side A:
1. The Soul of a Man - Tom Waits
2. It's Nobody's Fault But Mine - Lucinda Williams
3. Keep Your Lamp Trimmed and Burning - Derek Trucks & Susan Tedeschi
4. Jesus Is Coming Soon - Cowboy Junkies
5. Mother's Children Have A Hard Time - Blind Boys of Alabama
6. Trouble Will Soon Be Over - Sinead O'Connor

Side B:
1. Bye and Bye I'm Going To See the King - Luther Dickinson feat. The Rising Star Fife & Drum Band
2. God Don't Never Change - Lucinda Williams
3. John the Revelator - Tom Waits
4. Let Your Light Shine On me - Maria McKee
5. Dark Was the Night - Cold Was the Ground - Rickie Lee Jones
Description
Vinyl LP Celebrates Songs of Blind Willie Johnson!
Features Lucinda Williams, Cowboy Junkies, Tom Waits, Rickie Lee Jones & More!


A stunning collection of artists and performances celebrate the timeless appeal of legendary gospel bluesman Blind Willie Johnson.

Blind Willie Johnson’s seminal songs have inspired artists like Led Zeppelin, Bob Dylan and Eric Clapton to interpret his musical vision. Produced by Jeffrey Gaskill, who helmed 2003’s Gotta Serve Somebody: The Gospel Songs Of Bob Dylan, God Don’t Never Change hits artistic pay dirt like few tribute albums have, and is brimming with outstanding performances by some of the biggest names in music. The artists are well-chosen and totally committed, and the new versions capture the raw beauty of the original recordings. There’s not a false note in the batch and moments of revelation are everywhere.

From Sinéad O’Connor’s righteous cries on “Trouble Will Soon Be Over” and Derek Trucks’ and Susan Tedeschi’s reverent reading of “Keep Your Lamp Trimmed And Burning,” from Lucinda Williams’ slide guitar-fueled lament in “Nobody’s Fault But Mine” and Tom Waits’ virtual embodiment of Johnson himself on “John The Revelator,” this record is packed with transcendent recordings that speak as much to the greatness of the performers as they do the enduring legacy of Blind Willie Johnson.

"The tracks on God Don't Ever Change run the gamut from pop to gospel to roots music, and there's a decidedly contemporaneous feel to these songs." - Greg Cahill, The Absolute Sound, 4/5 Music, 4/5 Sonics

Features:
• Vinyl LP
• Includes limited time download

Selections:
Side A:
1. The Soul of a Man - Tom Waits
2. It's Nobody's Fault But Mine - Lucinda Williams
3. Keep Your Lamp Trimmed and Burning - Derek Trucks & Susan Tedeschi
4. Jesus Is Coming Soon - Cowboy Junkies
5. Mother's Children Have A Hard Time - Blind Boys of Alabama
6. Trouble Will Soon Be Over - Sinead O'Connor

Side B:
1. Bye and Bye I'm Going To See the King - Luther Dickinson feat. The Rising Star Fife & Drum Band
2. God Don't Never Change - Lucinda Williams
3. John the Revelator - Tom Waits
4. Let Your Light Shine On me - Maria McKee
5. Dark Was the Night - Cold Was the Ground - Rickie Lee Jones
Genre
Blues
If Can Be Discounted
YES
Discontinued
NO
Inventory
1.00
Construct
0
Dropship
0
Artist
Title
God Don't Never Change: The Songs of Blind Willie Johnson
Composer
Additional Artists
Record Weight
Record Speed
33RPM
Record Speed Record Size
Multi Channel
Stereo
1
Mono
Colored
Picture Disc
1/2 Speed
DMM
Out of Print
Sell Hold/Repressing
Direct to disc
Creation Date
12-29-2015
Availability
In Stock
Format
Vinyl
ISBN
Release Date
03-09-2016
ASSOC
R
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0
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