KEEP YOUR LAMP TRIMMED AND BURNING

Latest update on 22/12/2017

Artist: Blind Willie Johnson
Author: traditional
Label: Columbia
Year: 1928

With a pocket knife for bottleneck. Black interpretation of Methodist and Baptist shape note hymns like Windham. There's an example on Alan Lomax's Sounds Of The South cd box set.

Covers:

1959:

Mississippi Fred McDowell [also on Sounds Of The South]

1963:

Fannie Lou Hamer

1977:

Hot Tuna

1993:

Colin Linden

1995:

Corey Harris

2001:

Word [with John Medeski and the North Mississippi All Stars]

2003:

Richard Johnston

2009:

Luther Dickinson & The Sons Of Mudboy [three days after his father's death]

2016:

Derek Trucks & Susan Tedeschi

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