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Sweeter As the Years Go By
Blind Willie Johnson
Sweeter As the Years Go By
Genres: Blues, Pop, Christian
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All Artists: Blind Willie Johnson
Title: Sweeter As the Years Go By
Members Wishing: 3
Total Copies: 0
Label: Yazoo
Release Date: 12/11/1991
Genres: Blues, Pop, Christian
Styles: Traditional Blues, Regional Blues, Texas Blues, Acoustic Blues, Slide Guitar
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaCD Credits: 1
UPCs: 016351017826, 016350107849, 0163510178499, 016351107817, 669910073759

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Full Of Hope
Jay Busari | Bangkok, Thailand | 12/17/2006
(5 out of 5 stars)

"This album shows another side of Blind Willie Johnson.
He uses his typical gravelly voice, slide guitar, syncopated rhythms and melodic share his hope and his faith.
This is a profound reflection on a man who was very poor, blind and black and lived through the depression era.
It's not exactly clean cut gospel music...but this is as genuine as it gets.

Also highly recommended
- "Dark Was The Night" which is one of the few pieces of music that tries to capture the torment of Jesus in the garden of Gethsamane.
- "God Moves On Water" expressing the oneupmanship sentiment on the sinking of the Titanic since some even boasted "God himself could not sink this ship"...and the contemporary debate that science and technology would provide the solutions to all problems."