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Hwy. 51 Revisited: Greenwood, Mississippi


IMMORTAL- One of the three alleged gravesites for bluesman Robert Johnson in near Greenwood in Money, Mississippi. Photo by Jesse Brooks.

By Jesse Brooks… 657 more words

Travel

Robert Johnson (1911-1938)

Known as the King of the Delta Blues, Robert Johnson was born to a poor African-American family in rural Mississippi in 1911. By the time of his early death in 1938 at age 27, he had incurred a reputation as one of America’s great blues musicians, with unparalleled and allegedly supernatural talent. 601 more words

Music

FOX NEWS: Arizona man who was punched by Mesa Police officers speaks out

Arizona man who was punched by Mesa Police officers speaks out

Robert Johnson, the man who his attorney described as ‘brutally attacked’ by Mesa Police, made a statement Thursday afternoon with his attorney and pastor by his side.

FOX NEWS

‘At first glance this looks like a mistake’: Video shows Arizona officers beating unarmed man

by Amy B Wang June 6

The Mesa Police Department released surveillance video on June 6 that shows three officers beating an unarmed man in the hallway of an apartment building. 877 more words

Police Misconduct

Update: Unarmed Arizona Man Who Was Beaten Unconscious Is Demanding Cops Be Held Accountable

UPDATED: 11:00 a.m. EDT, June 8 — Robert Johnson was violently assaulted by Mesa, Arizona cops and now his attorney is demanding the officers be held accountable beyond being put on “administration leave.” 617 more words

Nation

CROSSROADIN'

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Ah, so wanted to play
Performance-quality
Guitar
Right next door’s the swamp
Don’t have to walk far
Flooded this week… 171 more words

Poetry

Friday Fictioneers: The Music

“All I got is bad luck.”

“And a pair of beat up boots.”

“And a pair of beat up boots.”

“Man, you got to pick yourself up.” 150 more words

Short Stories