Blind Connie Williams - Philadelphia Street Singer (Traditional Blues, Spirituals And Folksongs) download flac
Philadelphia Street Singer Blind streetsinger Connie Williams, originally from Florida . Skip James - Hard Times Killing Floor Blues, American Folk and Blues Festival, Cologne Oct.
Vocals, Guitar, Accordion – Blind Connie Williams. Recorded Philadelphia, PA, May 1961. Tracks 1 to 10 and 12 to 17 were previously issued on Blind Connie Williams - Philadelphia Street Singer (Blind Connie Williams- Traditional Blues, Spirituals And Folksongs) (Testament T-2225). Tracks 11 and 18 to 23 are previously unissued.
Vocals – Blind Connie Williams. Recorded Philadelphia, PA, May 5, 1961. Other Versions (1 of 1) View All. Cat. 모.
He proved also to have a repertoire of the better-known blues, and to be an accomplished guitarist
Blind Connie Williams (born ca. 1915) was an American blues guitarist who was a street performer beginning in the early 1930s. Williams was something of a journeyman throughout his busking career, but he lived in Philadelphia for most of his life. Much of his repertoire consisted of sanctified gospel songs and pre-war country blues standards. In 1961, Williams had a recording session with the record producer Pete Welding, the results of which were later released on a compilation album YouTube Encyclopedic. Traditional Blues, Spirituals and Folksongs, Testament Records T-2225, 1974. Philadelphia Street Singer, Testament Records TCD-5024, 1995 reissue.
Blind Connie Williams (born c. None of the recordings were released at the time; however, 16 of the songs were compiled on the album Blind Connie Williams: Traditional Blues, Spirituals and Folksongs in 1974 on Welding's Testament Records. Williams' best-known song, his early 1930's rendition of a song that was adopted by Thomas A. Dorsey's "Take My Hand, Precious Lord" was performed in a traditional eight-bar blues format, which was his preferred style. Not much is known about Williams following his sessions with Welding, although he was still living in Philadelphia by 1974.
Features Song Lyrics for Blind Connie Williams's Philadelphia Street Singer album. Blind Connie Williams - Philadelphia Street Singer Album. Artist: Blind Connie Williams. Send "Blind Connie Williams" Ringtones to your Cell. Album: Philadelphia Street Singer. 0. 1. St. Louis Blues.
|1||St. Louis Blues|
|3||Trouble In Mind|
|4||Tell Me Why You Like Roosevelt|
|5||See See Rider|
|6||One Thin Dime|
|7||Stop By The Woodside|
|9||Crossed The Separated Line|
|10||I Can See Everybody's Mother, Can't See Mine|
|11||Will The Circle Be Unbroken|
|12||Take Your Burden To The Lord|
|13||Oh, What A Time|
|14||Mother Left Me Standing On The Highway|
|15||Through The Years I Keep On Toiling|
|17||I Shall Not Be Moved|
|18||Milky White Way|
|19||Gonna Talk For My Savior|
|20||When The Saints Go Marching In|
|21||He Watches Down Over Me|
|22||I'll Fly Away|
|23||He's The Lily Of The Valley|
- Phonographic Copyright (p) – Testament Records
- Copyright (c) – Testament Records
- Manufactured By – Hightone Records
- Marketed By – Hightone Records
- Mastered At – Rocket Lab
- Pressed By – Disctronics USA
- Art Direction – Brian Walls
- Mastered By – Paul Stubblebine
- Producer, Recorded By, Edited By, Liner Notes – Pete Welding
- Supervised By – Bruce Bromberg, Frank Scott
- Vocals, Guitar, Accordion – Blind Connie Williams
NotesRecorded Philadelphia, PA, May 1961.
Tracks 1 to 10 and 12 to 17 were previously issued on Blind Connie Williams - Philadelphia Street Singer (Blind Connie Williams- Traditional Blues, Spirituals And Folksongs) (Testament T-2225).
Tracks 11 and 18 to 23 are previously unissued.
Barcode and Other Identifiers
- Barcode (string): 012928502429
- Barcode (text): 0 1292-85024-2 9
- Matrix / Runout: *TCD-5024* 133101-E1-5116-2 DISCTRONICS USA
|T-2225||Blind Connie Williams||Philadelphia Street Singer (Blind Connie Williams- Traditional Blues, Spirituals And Folksongs) (LP, Album)||Testament Records||T-2225||US||1974|