Loading player…

Blind Willie Johnson (January 22, 1897 – September 18, 1945) was a gospel blues singer, guitarist and songwriter.

While the lyrics of his songs were usually religious, his music drew from both sacred and blues traditions. It is characterized by his slide guitar accompaniment and tenor voice, and his frequent use of a lower-register 'growl' or false bass voice.

According to his death certificate, Johnson was born in 1897 near…

read more

Top Tracks

Top Albums

Similar Artists

Shoutbox

Leave a comment. Log in to Last.fm or sign up.

People Listening Now

Features

API Calls