Robert Johnson

1930s blues legend. Born 8 May 1911. Died 16 August 1938
Robert Johnson
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1911-05-08
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Robert Johnson

Robert Johnson Biography (Wikipedia)

Robert Leroy Johnson (May 8, 1911 – August 16, 1938) was an American blues singer-songwriter and musician. His landmark recordings in 1936 and 1937 display a combination of singing, guitar skills, and songwriting talent that has influenced later generations of musicians. Johnson's shadowy and poorly documented life and death at age 27 have given rise to much legend. One Faustian myth says that he sold his soul to the devil at a local crossroads of Mississippi highways to achieve success. As an itinerant performer who played mostly on street corners, in juke joints, and at Saturday night dances, Johnson had little commercial success or public recognition in his lifetime.

After the reissue of his recordings in 1961, on the LP King of the Delta Blues Singers, his work reached a wider audience. Johnson is now recognized as a master of the blues, particularly of the Mississippi Delta blues style. He is credited by many rock musicians as an important influence; the blues and rock musician Eric Clapton has called Johnson "the most important blues singer that ever lived."

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Malted Milk
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Malted Milk
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Crossroad Blues
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Crossroad Blues
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I Believe I'll Dust My Broom
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I Believe I'll Dust My Broom
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Crossroads
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Crossroads
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Me And The Devil Blues
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Me And The Devil Blues
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Kind Hearted Woman Blues
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Kind Hearted Woman Blues
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Cross Road Blues
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Cross Road Blues
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Come On In My Kitchen
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Come On In My Kitchen
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Dead Shrimp Blues
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Dead Shrimp Blues
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
Piano Concerto No 17 in G major, K453 (3rd mvt)
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Piano Concerto No 17 in G major, K453 (3rd mvt)
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Hellhound On My Trail
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Hellhound On My Trail
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Travelling Riverside Blues
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Travelling Riverside Blues
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Me And The Devil Blues (Take 1)
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Me And The Devil Blues (Take 1)
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Drunken Hearted Man
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Drunken Hearted Man
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Cross Road Blues
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Cross Road Blues
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Preaching Blues (Up Jumped The Devil)
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Preaching Blues (Up Jumped The Devil)
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Sweet Home Chicago
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Sweet Home Chicago
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Phonograph Blues
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Phonograph Blues
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Love In Vain
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Love In Vain
Trad.
Cross Road Blues
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Cross Road Blues
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Me And The Devil
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Me And The Devil
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Kindhearted Woman Blues
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Kindhearted Woman Blues
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Stones In My Passway
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Stones In My Passway
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