Willie Johnson

Helpful votes received on reviews: 86% (6 of 7)


Top Reviewer Ranking: 4,505,482 - Total Helpful Votes: 6 of 7
Moanin' at Midnight: The Life and Times of Howlin'&hellip by James Segrest
2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
Seeing this book was one of the reasons I set about the task of writing Revelation Blind Willie Johnson The Biography in an attempt to emulate this great tribute to a great man, this is surely the definitive work on the life of Howlin' Wolf, a must read to anyone interested in the man and his music!
Revelation Blind Willie Johnson The Biography. by D. N. Blakey
4 of 5 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Review From Texas!!, 10 Oct 2007
Blind Willie's Biography long overdue!, October 9, 2007
By KM Williams "kdwilent" (dallas, tx United States) - See all my reviews

This is the biography on Blind Willie Johnson that is long overdue! D. N. Blakey has written the most extensive History/Biography of the Great Guitar Evangelist in existence! Blind Willie is also one of my Music Heroes; in my opinion, the greatest Blues/Gospel slide guitarists/vocalist that ever lived! Blakey uses all known facts,personal observations from the music itself(All 30 Song recordings are examined here in Detail)and even little known facts about His only Known offspring,Ms. Sam Faye Kelly, and others to create a fantastic biography of… Read more