TO SAVE A SOUL LIKE MINE: THE BLIND WILLIE JOHNSON PROJECT

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BY ROBERT BAIRD

He is easily among the most accomplished and influential slide-guitar players ever to put a ring of glass or metal around his finger. In 1977, on the golden record carried by the space probe Voyager, alongside the first movement of Beethoven's Symphony 5 and recordings of "footsteps, heartbeat, and laughter," his greatest song, "Dark Was the Night, Cold Was the Ground" went off to represent humanity to the stars.
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Jeffrey Gaskill