1. Satan, Your Kingdom Must Come Down
2. Wade in the Water
3. Down by the Riverside
4. When the Saints Go Marching In
5. Underwater Stroll
6. Baby, Don't You Tear My Clothes
7. The House of the Rising Sun
8. In the Pines
9. Phone Call From God (on a Stormy Night in a Knoxville Hotel Room)
10. St James Infirmary
11. Dark Was the Night, Cold Was the Ground

1. Midnight at the Crossroads
2. Grinnin' in Your Face
3. Home Sweet Home
4. I Shall Not Be Moved
5. Satan, Your Kingdom Must Come Down
6. Talk About Suffering
7. You Got to Move
8. Down by the Riverside
9. Banks of the Ohio
10. Amazing Grace
11. Dark Was the Night, Cold Was the Ground

The Story...

Justin Johnson's highly anticipated double album "Smoke & Mirrors" is the most comprehensive musical statement yet made, about the past, present, and future of handmade American Roots instruments~ A sensory immersive musical journey that will have you spellbound from the first note.

The "Smoke" album highlights the builds of some of the most talented, innovative, and artistic luthiers in the world today.  "Smoke" was recorded at the legendary Sun Studio, the “Birthplace of Rock & Roll,” using the studio’s combination of vintage equipment and modern technology to showcase the corresponding qualities in the 18 modern roots instruments featured.

The "Mirrors" album is a historical retrospective that showcases American Roots instruments, through acoustic recordings on 8 pre-WWII relic instruments from Bill Jehle's Cigar Box Guitar Museum.  For these recordings, we traveled down the historic Blues Highway 61 to capture acoustic field recordings at the authentic Crossroads of Blues legend, and at Shack Up Inn on the historic Hopson Plantation in Clarksdale Mississippi, “The Birthplace of the Blues.”  

Two enclosed full-color 24 page booklets are packed with photos of the journey, and of each of the instruments used in the recordings, along with detailed descriptions of the modern instruments featured on the "Smoke" album, and the stories behind the museum relics that shine on the "Mirrors" album. 
Smoke & Mirrors Highlights

 •"Midnight at the Crossroads" from 'Smoke & Mirrors' was licensed to Florentine Films for Ken Burns' documentary film "Jackie Robinson," due for release on PBS in April 2016.

 •"In the Pines" from 'Smoke & Mirrors' was licensed to ad agency Wieden + Kennedy for the "Dodge Brothers" national ad campaign for Dodge Motor Company. 

 •"Grinnin in Your Face" from 'Smoke & Mirrors' is featured on NPR Back Porch Music's "Best of Back Porch Music Vol. 18: Old Enough to Know Better" 2015 Compilation Album. 

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