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Cross Road Blues/Crossroads: Robert Johnson and Cream

Hello there! In this week’s post we will consider the song Crossroads, contrasting the original version by Robert Johnson to the cover by Cream. This is not only one of the greatest blues tunes of all time, it is arguably… 2,762 more words

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Blues and Rhythm Show 174 on 93.3 CFMU (Hamilton, Ontario)

Swear to Tell the Truth for Tuesday, March 31st, (1:00-2:30 pm)

Our theme this week the origins of Robert Johnson. There’s a powerful mythology around the figure of Robert Johnson, way out of proportion to his contemporary importance when he was alive. 296 more words

Let's Talk Music...Robert Johnson

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starting from an article in the ROLLING STONES magazines, about the best 100 guitarists in the world, I discovered that at least half of them were total strangers to me. 130 more words


Johnson first black American to win major grand prix

WELLINGTON — March 22 2015 – Paige Johnson recorded a milestone victory late Saturday night in the $127,000 Engel & Volkers Grand Prix at Palm Beach International Equestrian Center. 898 more words


The Power of Music: John Hammond, Robert Johnson and Bruce Springsteen

You may never have heard of John Hammond. But if you’re a music fan or a civil rights supporter, you know he’s a major figure of the 20th century. 680 more words


Day Twenty-Seven: The Devil at the Crossroads

Robert Johnson was a blues singer and guitar player, a savant who revolutionized the music style, and best known by legend for having sold his soul to the devil in order to accomplish such talents. 530 more words

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April Meeting: History of Deep Ellum

Join us at our April meeting when Larry Amyett, dieselpunk author and lecturer, will cover the rich history of Deep Ellum from its founding as a ‘freedman’s town’ in the last half of the 19th century through its Golden Age of the 1920s – 1940s. 15 more words

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