SURVEY DEADLINE NOVEMBER 15!
If you have not completed the survey for your Backer Reward please submit it ASAP. It is important that you do so before November 15.
As always, thank you in... Read more
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE -- October 21, 2015
CONTACT: Marc Lipkin
ALLIGATOR RECORDS TO RELEASE GOD DON'T NEVER CHANGE: THE SONGS OF BLIND WILLIE JOHNSON
Newly Recorded Songs From Tom Waits, Lucinda Williams, Derek Trucks... Read more
Good News!! "God Don't Never Change" to be Released by Alligator Records
I am excited to tell you that today, October 8, 2015, we finalized an agreement with Alligator Records to release God Don't Never Change. We look forward... Read more
Back Porch Session: Tedeschi Trucks Band
Derek Trucks and Susan Tedeschi opened this Back Porch set with "Keep Your Lamp Trimmed and Burning" from our forthcoming album! How cool is that?
ONE DAY LEFT!! WE CAN DO IT!!
We are picking up steam here but we still need to raise another $33K in a little over 24-hrs. If we can increase pledges by $40 per... Read more
62% Funded! 4 Days To Go!!
Dear Blind Willie Johnson Backers,
Your support is greatly appreciated. I want to thank you all for contributing to the campaign. As much or more than the money, the support of... Read more
48% Funded!! Down to the Wire!! All or Nothing!! 9-Days to go!!
We are down to the wire with 9-days to go and we need your continued help getting the word out! Please continue to share links and... Read more
New Interview and Article!
DJ Grandpa had Spike Lee on his program a few weeks back. Today he posted a podcast interview with me regarding Blind WiIlie Johnson and it starts at... Read more
35% There. Please Help Us Reach Our Goal! This Campaign is All or Nothing!
Dear Songs of Blind Willie Johnson supporters,
Blind Willie Johnson Influenced Son House
Son House, who was a primary influence on Muddy Waters and Robert Johnson covered Blind Willie Johnson's "John the Revelator" after he had been "churchified." Tom Waits has agreed to... Read more
Blind Willie Johnson Historical Marker Dedication
It was a very windy day in Beaumont, TX in December 2010 when the city unveiled a historical marker at the location of Blind Willie Johnson's home and house of... Read more