JESUS IS COMING SOON

Latest update on 17/03/2016

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

Lyrics mention the Spanish flue epidemic of 1918. Those who survived the first world war were challanged again. The deadly toll and efficiency of the disease was interpreted by this rabiate preacher as a divine curse. We're a decade later but still hear him raving. Angelic background vocals by Willie B. Harris.

Covers:

1975:

Eric Clapton [as We've Been Told, opening track of There's One In Every Crowd]

2016:

Cowboy Junkies

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