I Just Can't Keep from Crying

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Modern Folk-Blues Fingerpicking.
Mokai says: I have a lifelong connection to traditional folk-blues music.This is a tune first recorded by Blind Willie Johnson in 1928. I gave it a new setting, with my own feel.


from Any Distraction'll Do, released June 11, 2011
Words Blind Wille Johnson © Dark Night Music;
Music arr. Mokai c & p Mokai;
Vocals & Solo Fingerstyle Guitar: Mokai



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Mokai San Francisco, California

Mokai adds a dose of contemporary attitude to roots music. He's known for his authentic folk-blues picking and eclectic originals.
His guitar style and technique were mentioned in the January 2013 issue of Acoustic Guitar Magazine.
His roots sound and original guitar style echoes his deep connection to the playing of seminal folk artist like Big Bill Broonzy and Dave Van Ronk.
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