GRAMMY NOMINATED BEST HISTORICAL RESEASE of 2009"Instantly become(s) the definitive volume on the subject"-- Joey Lin Anonymous Works May 2009"One is reminded of the commonality of the human experience...I can put it on any time and immediately feel a sense of renewal and relief"-- Other Music Newsletter May 2009"Raw, unvarnished emotion...leaps out. Whatever your beliefs, you'd have to be made of ice yourself not to be moved by the spirit coursing through the images and music of Take Me to the Water."--..
GRAMMY NOMINATED BEST HISTORICAL RELEASE 2009Review by John Foster, Accidental Mysteries, April 2009FOR MOST OF HIS LIFE, COLLECTOR JIM LINDERMAN has searched high and low for authentic things--unique and special objects that define the artistic culture of the American experience. From folk art to popular culture, from pulp fiction to Delta Blues-- Jim is a walking authority on so many things American they are too numerous to mention. One thing is certain-- his collecting interests are for things that have ..
The folks at Dust-to-Digital are in the business of reclaiming and documenting America's musical past and they are quite good at it. Their collection of pre-war gospel music, Goodbye Babylon, is a stunning success and has become a cornerstone of any collection of American vernacular music. This latest release, Take Me to the Water - Immersion Baptism in Vintage Music and Photography 1890-1950, is less ambitious in scope but in many ways just as successful.The book itself is a small (6x8.75 inches) volume co..