Stars Pay Homage To Blind Willie Johnson

Almost a legendary figure, Blind Willie Johnson died 70 years ago, but his songs have since become part of American cultural consciousness and have been interpreted by many famous musicians including Eric Clapton and LED ZEPPELIN. Still, there was no tribute album to the original man so, on February 26th, this is to be rectified with “God Don’t Never Change: The Songs Of Blind Willie Johnson”: the record will feature a host of notable blues, country and folk performers, including Tom Waits whose gravelly voice resembles Johnson’s vocals, pay homage to Blind Willie. A much deserved, if quite belated move, and an interesting collection of freshly cut covers.

VARIOUS ARTISTS - God Don't Never Change

God Don’t Never Change

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 and Susan Tedeschi
4. Jesus Is Coming Soon – COWBOY JUNKIES
5. Mother’s Children Have A Hard Time –
6. Trouble Will Soon Be Over – Sinéad O’Connor
7. Bye And Bye, I’m Going To See The King – Luther Dickinson
8. God Don’t Never Change – Lucinda Williams
9. John The Revelator – Tom Waits
10. Let Your Light Shine On Me – Maria McKee
11. Dark Was The Night, Cold Was The Ground – Rickie Lee Jones

January 7, 2016

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