9/12 Uplift: A Blues and Gospel Revival

Sep 12 2011 Published by under Uncategorized

I’m afraid this might shock a few conservatives whose inability to handle cognitive dissonance is evident, but after days like the tenth anniversary of 9/11, I find solace in the music of spirituals, gospels and blues. I found most of these videos on Ray Beckerman’s YouTube favorites, so thank you Ray!

Nearer My God To Thee – Sam Cooke and the Soul Stirrers

‘Nobody’s Fault But Mine’ BLIND WILLIE JOHNSON (1927) Gospel Blues Guitar Legend

Let your light shine on me par le Chœur de gospel “les Happy Gospel Singers”

This is a favorite of mine that wasn’t on Ray’s channel. Asie Payton, a Mississippi farmer, recorded most of his songs in Jimmy’s Auto Care, Fat Possum’s old studio, but this one was captured at a Juke Joint. Thanks to onecorpsestands for putting this on YouTube.

And lastly, because there’s nothing more moving than connecting with our global humanity…

Stand By Me | Playing For Change | Song Around the World

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