The Sword Release Vinyl 7” Of “John The Revelator” For Record Store Day‏


Following the success of the release of the picture disc of their current album High Country for the fall Record Store Day celebration, The Sword come back for this Saturday’s Record Store Day with a 7” vinyl single of the legendary blues classic, “John The Revelator”. The song was originally recorded in 1930 by Blind Willie Johnson and received bigger acclaim when recorded in an acapella version in 1965 by blues man Son House.  The song later found usage in the hit TV series Sons of Anarchy.  The Sword’s version was recorded in Austin, TX as part of the recording sessions for High Country.  
The Sword is currently finishing leg 3 of their North America High Country tour. Leg 4 begins in Knoxville, TN on May 6th.  Dates for Leg 4 are below:
Dates for the High Country 2016 tour are below:
May 6 – Knoxville, TN – The International
May 7 – Charlotte, NC – Carolina Rebellion*
May 8 – Tallahassee, FL – Sidebar Theater
May 10 – Ft Lauderdale, FL – Culture Room
May 11 – Orlando, FL – The Social
May 12 – Pensacola, FL – Vinyl
May 13 – Atlanta, GA – Shaky Knees*
May 14 – Atlanta, GA – Center Stage
May 16 – Baltimore, MD – Ottobar
May 17 – Brooklyn, NY – Brooklyn Bowl
May 18 – Syracuse, NY – Lost Horizon
May 19 – Providence, RI – Fete Music Hall
May 20 – Philadelphia, PA – Union Transfer
May 22 – Columbus, OH – Rock On The Range*
May 24 – Columbia, MO – Blue NoteMay 25 – Lincoln, NE – Bourbon Theater
May 26 – Lawrence, KS – Granada
May 27 – Pryor, OK – Rocklahoma*
May 28 – Dallas, TX – Gas Monkey Live
May 29 – San Antonio, TX – River City Rockfest*
*festival dates

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