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Blues Song In The Spotlight: John ...


Son House's version of this song is the definitive version as far as I am concerned. But I'm trying to not be such a purist, and this song is a good jumping off point. Lyrics of John The Revelator From Wikipedia The lyrics below are Blind Willie Johnson's version of "John the Revelator".<br/><br/> Subsequent versions feature a variety of substituted verses and different interpretations of Johnson's lyrics. [call] Well who's that a-writin'? [response] John the Revelator Who's that a-writin'? John the Revelator Who's that a-writin'? John the Revelator A book of the seven seals Tell me what's John a-writin'? Ask the Revelator What's John a-writin'? Ask the Revelator What's John a-writin'? Ask the Revelator A book of the seven seals .... 5:01 p.m. Saturday 16th May 2009 EST
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