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King of the Delta Blues Singers

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The title of this album is to be taken literally. With his haunted pipes and astonishingly fluid fingers, Robert Johnson became the definitive Delta bluesman forevermore, thanks to the songs he recorded in 1936–37. Tunes like “Cross Road Blues” and “Walkin’ Blues” became standards of both blues and rock, but there will never be anything like the originals. When you hear Johnson’s almost otherworldly moan and bewitching fretwork, the old myth about him making a deal with the Devil for his talent doesn’t seem so far-fetched.


Born: 08 May 1911 in Hazlehurst, MS

Genre: Blues

Years Active: '20s, '30s

If the blues has a truly mythic figure, one whose story hangs over the music the way a Charlie Parker does over jazz or a Hank Williams does over country, it's Robert Johnson, certainly the most celebrated figure in the history of the blues. Of course, his legend is immensely fortified by the fact that Johnson also left behind a small legacy of recordings that are considered the emotional apex of the music itself. These recordings have not only entered the realm of blues standards ("Love in Vain,"...
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