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The Road to Robert Johnson

The Genesis and Evolution of Blues in the Delta from the Late 1800s Through 1938.
Level: , 176 pages
RefNr: HL695388
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The playing of: Robert Johnson

Written by: Edward Komara

The playing of: Various Artists

Format: Method Medium: Book/CD
Series: Publisher: Hal Leonard
Genre: * | Blues - Delta | * | Blues - History |

This highly anticipated book traces the development of the legendary Robert Johnson's music in light of the people and songs that directly and indirectly influenced him. It includes much information about life in the Delta from the late 1800s to Johnson's controversial death in 1938, and features fascinating historical photos, maps, musical examples, and much more. Required reading for all blues fans!

Songs - Compositions - Recordings
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Scrapper Blackwell Kokomo Blues -
Dokken Alone Again -
Son House My Black Mama -
Son House Preaching the Blues -
Robert Johnson Come On In My Kitchen -
Robert Johnson Cross Road Blues -
Robert Johnson Hell Hound On My Trail -
Robert Johnson If I Had Possession Over Judgment Day -
Robert Johnson Kind Hearted Woman Blues -
Robert Johnson Last Fair Deal Gone Down -
Robert Johnson Love In Vain Blues -
Robert Johnson Me And The Devil Blues -
Robert Johnson Phonograph Blues -
Robert Johnson Preachin' Blues (Up Jumped The Devil) -
Robert Johnson Ramblin' On My Mind -
Robert Johnson They're Red Hot -
Charley Patton Moon Goin' Down -
Charley Patton Screamin' And Hollerin' The Blues -
Tampa Red You Got To Reap What You Sow -
Unidentified On The Wall -
Unidentified Prison Bound -
Unidentified Quarreling Mama Blues -
Unidentified Six Feet In The Ground -
Unidentified Take A Stand -
Unidentified That Won't Do -
Peetie Wheatstraw Police Station Blues -
Bukka White New Frisco Train (That Frisco Train) -
Bukka White Parchman Farm Blues -
Big Joe Williams House Lady Blues -
Howlin' Wolf Sitting On Top Of The World -

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