Dark Was The Night, Cold Was The Ground by Blind Willie Johnson


This jam was posted by 37 people

but jessica.heyman was first  

It might be redundant to post any more blues after this. Ry Cooder called it "The most soulful, transcendent piece in all American music." There is a slightly better version, but I can't find it on youtube

bagerap 30 Apr 2015

#BluesJam. One of the 27 musical samples sent into space on Voyager.   31

MsSue 25 Mar 2013

Raw power   2

acethornton 23 Mar 2015

This was the inspiration for the Paris Texas soundtrack by Ry Cooder, but I think this deserves a listen   11

BarneyRubble 14 May 2013

The ground is cold and time is frozen.   1

lukeduggan2006 10 May 2014

Seems appropriate these days...  #JeSuisCharlie. (now with a link that works)   4

aldusd 9 Jan 2015