Rain And Sand Rain and Sand rain and sand, stain my sleeve hurt and hope is all I breathe distant lands, third eye dreams are they calls or warning screams stevisha! Joe Cooper Joe Cooper oh today ol joe slipped away a savior of man taken back to the promiseland and it was lighting the day ol joe went away and the moon was shinin to light his way whooww whooww joe now my mind is half asleep now that joe has gone and made me weep oh today my friend, joe cooper passed away now I'm left here with no one to ease my pain oh how am I gonna make it through oh how am I gonna make it through without ol joe and his moon- shine!
Fire and Light It is the match that ignites the flame of the story about a stranger and his journey. Hold on Both versions of the song open with the protagonist kneeling at a crossroads to ask God's mercy, while the second sections tells of his failed attempts to hitch a ride.
In it he laments not having a "sweet woman" in his distress. The song has been used to perpetuate the myth of Johnson selling his soul to the Devil for his musical ability. Blues historian Samuel Charters sees the song as having elements of protest and social commentary. The song's structure differs from a well-defined twelve-bar blues. The verses are not consistent and range from fourteen to fifteen bars in length.
Meter itself is a compositional and performance device which comes in and out of focus in response to the fluid rthyms and changing accents in the lower beats. The irregular groupings extend to smaller beat divisions, with an interplay between triplet 'swing' and duple divisions of the beat Johnson's irregular rhythms and variation in support of the metric beat suggest a more personal, idiosyncratic vision. The two takes of the song are performed at moderate, but somewhat different tempos.
As with most of Johnson's recordings, "Cross Road Blues" remained out of print after its initial release until The Complete Recordings box set in James' lyrics focus on the lost-love aspect of the song: . King and James' slide guitar was placed further back in the mix. The Greatest Blues Collection Ever!! Songs from the Chicago Blues Joint. The Guitars of Blues Vol. Amplified Blues - Electric Chicago Blues. Heart of Blues. The Chess Records Collection. Essential Blues - Chicago Style. It's a Man's World.
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