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American Primitive V.1 - Raw Pre-War Gospel 1926-1936
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Description 77-minutes of gut-bucket, early gospel from the collections of Gayle Dean Wardlow and John Fahey, complete with a 24-page booklet of liner notes and photos. Included... Charley Patton, Rev. I.B. Ware with Wife & Son, Booker T. Washington - Bukka White, William & Versey Smith, Blind Willie Davis, Frank Palmes, Bo Weavil Jackson, Elder Otis Jones, Blind Roosevelt Graves, Blind Joe Taggart, Blind Mamie Forehand, Jaybird Coleman, and more.
Track Listing Oh Death - Charley Patton
Prayer Of Death - Part 1 and 2 - Charley Patton
You Better Quit Drinking Shine - Rev. I.B. Ware with Wife and Son
I Wouldn't Mind Dying (But I Gotta Go By Myself) - Rev. I.B. Ware with Wife and Son
I Am In The Heavenly Way - Booker T. Washington "Bukka" White
Sinner You'll Need King Jesus - William and Versey Smith
I Believe I'll Go Back Home - William and Versey Smith
When That Great Ship Went Down - William and Versey Smith
Everybody Help The Boys Come Home - William and Versey Smith
I Believe I'll Go Back Home - Blind Willie Davis
Troubled 'Bout My Soul - Frank Palmes
I'm On My Way To The Kingdom Land - Bo Weavil Jackson
Holy Mountain - Elder Otis Jones
This Time Another Year You May Be Gone - Rev. Edward Clayborn
Woke Up This Morning (With My Mind On Jesus) - Blind Roosevelt Graves
I'll Be Rested (When The Roll Is Called) - Blind Roosevelt Graves
Good Lord (Run Old Jeremiah) - Austin Coleman
Been Listening All The Day - Blind Joe Taggart
Lord I'm The True Vine - Eddie Head and Family
Down On Me - Eddie Head and Family
Tryin' To Get Home - Eddie Head and Family
Everybody Ought To Pray Sometime - Dennis Crumpton and Robert Summers
Jesus Is Getting Us Ready For That Great Day - Luther Magby
I'm Gonna Cross The River Of Jordan Some O' These Days - Jaybird Coleman
Honey In The Rock - Blind Mamie Forehand
This CD is also available as a download from Charley Patton & Bertha Lee - American Primitive, Vol. I: Raw Pre-War Gospel
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Some of the best music I have ever heard is on here. Eddie Head and His Family may convert me yet. They aren't preformers playing for people, but are infused with Spirit, playing for God. Don't miss out on them.

Label RVN - Revenant
Number 206
Subsidiary Artists: Charley Patton
Rev. I.B. Ware
Booker T. Washington
Bukka White
William and Versey Smith
Blind Willie Davis
Frank Palmes
Bo Weavil Jackson
Elder Otis Jones
Rev. Edward Clayborn
Blind Roosevelt Graves
Austin Coleman
Blind Joe Taggart
Eddie Head
Dennis Crumpton and Robert Summers
Luther Magby
Jaybird Coleman
Blind Mamie Forehand
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