Gravy Bones Johnson is one of the most important and greatest bluesmen who ever lived. Found on the side of railroad tracks by a blind sharecropper who raised him as his own, Gravy Bones embodies the Mississippi Delta Blues in a way no one ever did before or since.
With an astonishing song catalog numbering in the thousands, he is also one of the most prolific songwriters in history.
Leadbelly referred to Gravy Bones as "the fertilizer on which the Blues fed".
Now, for the first time in print, enjoy the lyrics to some of the greatest and most influential blues songs ever written.