Blind Willie Johnson

blind willie johnson

Celebrating Blind Willie Johnson (January 25, 1897 – September 18, 1945), an American blues guitarist who displayed a combination of slide guitar skills, powerful “chest voice” singing, and originality that has influenced later generations of musicians

Published by baldpomegranatenixon

I'm an expatriate Memphis musician and an instructor at a private music college in Minnesota. I find a greater clarity in my appreciation for music from Memphis and the Mississippi Delta region, now that I've lived away from it for decades, than when I was growing up in the midst of it.

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