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Robert Johnson

Robert Johnson
Born: May 8, 1911 in Hazlehurst, MS
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Died: Aug 16, 1938 in Greenwood, MS
Genre: Blues
Biography: 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 ...Read full biography
King Of The Delta Blues
Released: 1997
Label: COLUMBIA/LEGACY
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The Complete Recordings
Released: 1996
Label: COLUMBIA/LEGACY
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More ROBERT JOHNSON albums: Main Albums (2), Compilations (106), Others (1)
Bluesman's son wins custody of photos, profits
Feb 20, 3:00 PM EST
Son of bluesman Robert Johnson wins family fight over photos of his father, royalty profits
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Jan 13, 2:19 PM EST
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Grave marker project helps bury the blues
Dec 28, 8:10 AM EST
Burying the blues: Grave marker project brings recognition to long-forgotten musicians