There is not a whole lot that can or will be said, at this point in the proceedings, it's
all been said before, in a million ways, the words have been sung in a thousand places on one thousand and one nights,
to twenty-five people, to two hundred and fifty thousand people, the number didn't matter then, it doesn't matter now, you
played the way you played and we listened, took it in, drank it in, and sang the words back to you in a triumphal echo of
joy and celebration, hands raised high, the lighted flames. The then, the now, past, present future, brought together
in a single bent note, in a bottle-neck slide, You gave, we took, you gave again, we took, and gave back, still giving, still
giving back, after all these years. We still listen, you still play
I went down to the crossroads, fell down on my knees.
I went down to the crossroads, fell down on my
Asked the Lord above for mercy, Save me if you please.
I went down to the crossroads, tried to flag a ride.
went down to the crossroads, tried to flag a ride.
Nobody seemed to know me, everybody passed me by.
I'm going down
to Rosedale, take my rider by my side.
I'm going down to Rosedale, take my rider by my side.
You can still barrelhouse,
baby, on the riverside.
You can run, you can run, tell my friend-poor Willie Brown.
You can run, you can run, tell
my friend-poor Willie Brown.
And I'm standing at the crossroads, believe I'm sinking down.
his personal website
an international centre of excellence
the treatment of alcohol, drugs
and other addictive disorders
from the first Yardbirds single
to Me and Mr. Johnson, and
all points in between.
it covers EC's UK releases only.
American release dates and
singles may differ slightly
audio links to selected tracks
from EC's incredible album
|Decca SKL4804 1971[re-release] (originally 1966)
Other Blues Links
Each month, Blues In Britain
reports on the blues scene,
with emphasis on what's
happening here in the UK.
Blues Matters! features the
best (and sometimes worst) of
Old, New, Traditional, and any
other type of Blues
one of six webpages,
created by us,
on the blues, based
on Bill Wyman's incredible
book and television programme
we're attempting to provide a
comprehensive listing of some of
the blues pioneers, both
American and British
the other pages, which you'll find
on the same site, are
Goin' Down To The Crossroads
The Blues: A Film Series
an incredibly informative website