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Blind Willie Johnson - If I Had My Way I'd Tear The Building Down / Mother's Children Have A Hard Time MP3


Tracklist


1Mother's Children Have A Hard Time
2If I Had My Way I'd Tear The Building down

Versions


CategoryArtistTitle (Format)LabelCategoryCountryYear
14343-DBlind Willie Johnson Mother's Children Have A Hard Time / If I Had My Way I'd Tear The Building Down ‎(Shellac, 10")Columbia14343-DUS1928

Credits


  • Guitar, VocalsBlind Willie Johnson

Notes


Recorded December 3, 1927 in Dallas, TX
Reissue of Blind Willie Johnson - Mother's Children Have A Hard Time / If I Had My Way I'd Tear The Building Down with running order reversed: matrix 145321 (03021 A) / matrix 145319 (03021 B).

Barcodes


  • Matrix / Runout (A-side label):
  • Matrix / Runout (B-side label):
  • Matrix / Runout (A-side stamped): Ⓦ145321 3-A-1
  • Matrix / Runout (B-side stamped): Ⓦ145319 2-E-15 S

Companies


  • Record Company – Brunswick Record Corporation

Video


Info


Текст песни: Well, if I had my way I had-a, a wicked mind If I had-a, ah Lord, tear this building down Weh-ell. Johnson's step-mother threw lye in his face as a child, which caused his blindness. If I Had My Way, I'd Tear This. Mother's Children Have a Hard Time, also known as Motherless Children, is a gospel blues song recorded by Blind Willie Johnson in 1927. It is a solo performance, with Johnson singing and playing an acoustic slide guitar. The song was later popularized with recordings by artists such as Bob Dylan, Dave Van Ronk, Steve Miller, Eric Clapton, Rosanne Cash, and Lucinda Williams. Well, if I had my way I had a, a wicked mind If I had a, oh Lord, I'd tear this building down Well Delilah was a woman fine an' fair Her pleasant looks, her coal black hair Delilah gained old Samson's mind I first saw the woman that looked so fine Where went Timothy, I can't tell A daughter of Timothy, a-pleased him well A'Samson told his father, I'm goin' Ahh Help me Lord. Well Samson's mother replied to him Can't you find a woman of your kind and kin Samson, will you please your mother's mind Go and and marry that Philistine. Well, if I had a, a wicked world If I had a, ah Lord, tear this building down Well . Blind Willie Johnson Lyrics provided by . Do you like this album Leave a review. In the Know. Lyricapsule: The Surfaris Drop Wipe Out June 22, 1963. RIFFd: Nas Nasir. Lyricapsule: The Byrds Drop Mr. Tambourine Man June 21, 1965. Lyricapsule: Nirvana Drop Bleach June 15, 1989. Lyricapsule: Derek and the Dominos First Gig June 14, 1970. Blind Willie Johnson January 25, 1897 September 18, 1945 was a gospel blues singer, guitarist and songwriter. While the lyrics of his songs were usually religious, his music drew from both sacred and blues traditions. It is charac read more. Similar Artists. Play all. Son House. If I Had My Way by Robert Randolph and The Family Band feat. Ben Harper 2010. was covered in. Samson and Delilah by The Staple Singers 1965. Samson and Delilah If I Had My Way by Reverend Gary Davis 1960. see 1 more connection. I Know His Blood Can Make Me Whole. Blind Willie Johnson. Mother's Children Have a Hard Time. Dark Was the Night, Cold Was the Ground. If I Had My Way I'd Tear the Building Down. I'm Gonna Run to the City of Refuge. Blind Willie Johnson Mother's Children Have a Hard Time. download 3:17. Blind Lemon Jefferson Dark Was the Night Cold Was the Ground. download 3:15. Blind Willie Johnson Jesus Make up My Dying Bed. all songs . Other listen

Blind Willie Johnson - If I Had My Way I'd Tear The Building Down / Mother's Children Have A Hard Time MP3
Performer: Blind Willie Johnson
Genre: Blues
Title: If I Had My Way I'd Tear The Building Down / Mother's Children Have A Hard Time
Country: US
Style: Gospel
MP3 album: 1015 mb
FLAC album: 1532 mb
Rating: 4.8
Votes: 738
Source: Shellac, 10", 78 RPM, Reissue
№ Cat: 03021
Label: Vocalion