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8 thoughts on “ Preachin` Blues - Son House - The Legendary Son House Father of Folk Blues (Vinyl, LP)

  1. Jun 30,  · The full sessions are here - the original "Father of Folk Blues" album along with many unreleased numbers and alternate takes. The classics like Death Letter, Grinning In Your Face, Preachin' Blues and Levee Camp Moan along with new favourites Downhearted Blues, Pony Blues and /5(64).
  2. Edward James “Son” House, Jr. (21 March – 19 October ) was an American blues singer and guitarist. He started a career as a preacher, then switched to blues music at age
  3. In June of , three young, white blues fans set out from New York City in a Volkswagen, heading for the Mississippi Delta in search of a musical legend. So begins Preachin' the Blues, the biography of American blues signer and guitarist Eddie James "Son" House, Jr. ( - ).
  4. Opener "My Black Mama" is from , a stunning performance, one of Son's most compelling tracks. "Preachin' Blues" is from the same session, very crackly recording but a great song, with great lyrics: "I'm gonna get me religion, I'm gonna join the baptist church, Gonna be a baptist preacher and I sure won't have to work."/5(11).
  5. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the CD release of Father Of The Delta Blues: The Complete Sessions on Discogs.
  6. Preachin' Blues Lyrics: Oh, I'm gonna get me a religion, I'm gonna join the Baptist Church / Oh, I'm gonna get me a religion, I'm gonna join the Baptist Church / I'm gonna be a Baptist preacher, and I.
  7. Find release reviews and credits for The Legendary Son House: Father of the Folk Blues - Son House on AllMusic - - This was the first such presentation of a Delta.
  8. OCLC Number: Notes: Songs composed principally by Son House. Descriptive and biographical notes by Dick Waterman. Performer(s): Blues songs; "Son" (Eddie James Jr.) House, vocals, guitar ; in part with 2nd guitar and harmonica acc.

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