"Nobody's Fault but Mine" is a traditional gospel song that has been recorded by many musicians over the years. A similarly titled "It's Nobody's Fault but Mine" is listed in the 1924 Cleveland Library's Index to Negro Spirituals. Many songs from this era were developed in the folk music tradition and the actual songwriters have not been identified. The first known recording of this song was by American gospel blues musician Blind Willie Johnson in 1927, titled "It's Nobody's Fault but Mine". It has been described as "a blistering portrayal of a man looking for deliverance from his misdeeds and perceived sins". Since Johnson, a variety of artists have recorded their interpretations of "Nobody's Fault but Mine", including English rock band Led Zeppelin.
Famous quotes containing the word fault:
“Shakespeares fault is not the greatest into which a poet may fall. It merely indicates a deficiency of taste.”
—Denis Diderot (17131784)