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Reverend Gary Davis - "Got On My Traveling Shoes" [Official Audio]
Listen to the official audio of Reverend Gary Davis' "Got On My Traveling Shoes" from the 2003 album 'If I Had My Way: Early Home Recordings' on Smithsonian Folkways. 'If I Had My Way: Early Home Recordings' is available on CD and digital. Stream/download/purchase: Smithsonian Folkways: Spotify: When young John Cohen went to the home of Reverend Gary Davis in early 1953, Cohen could not have known the importance of the recordings he made. These historic recordings of the Reverend predate his seminal albums and feature Davis singing with his wife and another preacher, a rarity among Davis recordings. The 18 tracks provide a window into the world of this blind preacher caught between the blues and the church. Fans of Davis's work will find these recordings to be a revelation, as a full ten songs were never recorded again and cannot be heard elsewhere. Smithsonian Folkways: Facebook: Twitter: Instagram: The content and comments posted here are subject to the Smithsonian Institution copyright and privacy policy ( Smithsonian reserves the right in its sole discretion to remove any content at any time. ©2008 Smithsonian Institution
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