Johnson has a voice sometimes reminiscent of E.C. Scott, sometimes of Shirley Brown or Jeannie Cheatham. She brings her background in gospel and formidable vocal prowess to this stellar session. Her version of the Albert King classic "As the Years Go Passing By" (with great guitar work from Johnny B. Moore) is stunning, and when she bites into "Your Turn to Cry" (with Robert Ward on guitar), the effect is equally impressive. John Primer, Maurice Jon Vaughn and Rockin' Johnny make appearances on guitar throughout, which certainly helps propel Johnson into the stratosphere. This is a woman familiar with walking on the clouds. If Johnson represents the state of the blues in 2002, the blues is in great shape!
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