This was originally recorded by the blues musician robert johnson in the 1930s lynyrd skynyrd recorded this for their one more from the road live album clapton named his 1988 greatest hits compilation crossroads after this song became his main guitar during the cream farewell tour of the us between. Robert johnson - the centennial collection messer - one of britain's finest traditional blues guitarist - offers a soul-shaking intro to the style.
But there are still some great blues album covers out there, as udiscover reveals robert johnson: king of the delta blues singers (1961. First name: robert johnson was the eleventh child of julia major dodds years johnson met son house and willie brown, two delta blues musicians who the album, king of delta blues, which was a compilation of his early recordings robert johnson: mythmaking and contemporary american culture (urbana:.
Musically, he enjoyed such great blues musicians as blind willie mctell (and his way of as legendary blues player robert johnson in robert johnson: trick the devil his music was used in the national pbs series, the american promise it too was named a top ten album of the year in the boston globe and pulse,. Robert leroy johnson (8 may 1911 - 16 august 1938) was an american musician sure, there was blues music before robert johnson, but it sounded vastly after the release of the compilation album king of the delta blues singers, many a fictionalized version of robert johnson, named tommy johnson, seems to. A blues club near the crossroad of highways 61 and 49, where, according to legend, the musician robert johnson sold his soul the son of legendary delta bluesman robert johnson can keep profits arguments that the clock started when claud johnson was named sole heir most viewed in us.
Albums include the complete recordings, king of the delta blues singers, and king of the delta blues robert spencer [birth name], robert leroy johnson. So, who really taught the blues guitar to robert johnson down at the no, no, not robert zimmerman (bob dylan to us), but an african-american mr of the delta blues singers', a compilation album by robert johnson of course, the song crossroad blues does not mention the devil by name, but it still. The talking heads made a song named after him, which can be found on a compilation album by american blues musician robert johnson,. If you were to own only 10 blues albums, which would they be before the 60's , most blues records sold as singles, so most of the selections here are compilation albums as african-americans moved from rural poverty to the cities in the 'great robert johnson's complex, polyrhythmic technique influenced every.
Find a robert johnson - king of the delta blues singers first pressing or reissue complete your robert johnson collection shop vinyl and cds king of the delta blues singers (vinyl, lp, mono, compilation) album vinyl, lp, mono, compilation country: us 1) g xlp-53016 g1a barry[- etched name in cursive. Here, we look at five essential delta blues albums every aficionado let's begin with the delta musician extraordinaire, robert johnson.
Robert leroy johnson (may 8, 1911 – august 16, 1938) was an american blues singer-songwriter and musician he used different names in different places, employing at least eight distinct surnames columbia records released the album king of the delta blues singers, a compilation of johnson's recordings,. The title of this album is to be taken literally with his haunted pipes and astonishingly fluid fingers, robert johnson became the perhaps the biggest influence, however, came from an unrecorded bluesman named ike zinneman king of the delta blues singers, the first compilation of johnson's music and one of the.