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American Epic or American Tragedy? The Myth of Robert Johnson and the State of Mississippi Delta Blues

I wrote this piece  on the occasion of the Robert Johnson Centennial in May of 2011:  Reassessing the worn-out folk legend about his meeting the devil at midnight at the crossroads, it reports on the state of the 21st century blues from the perspective of a contemporary Mississippi blues player, Cedric Burnside. 2,969 more words

Bob Dylan

TOP10 of unreleased Tracks for May

Here’s the latest top10 of unreleased tracks brought to you by Torture the Artist to give you an overview, which tunes you shall look out for within the next weeks and months. 69 more words

Toto Chiavetta

How to Minimize Love: Give it Only One Word

Sanskrit has 96 words for love; ancient Persian has 80, Greek three, and English only one. This is indicative of the poverty of awareness or emphasis that we give to that tremendously important realm of feeling. 491 more words

DE Philosophy

CROSSROADS

CROSSROADS

I went down to the crossroads, fell down on my knees.
Down to the crossroads, fell down on my knees.
Asked the Lord above for mercy, “Save me if you please.” 785 more words

Music

LOVE IN VAIN

LOVE IN VAIN

Well I followed her, to the station
With a suitcase in my hand
Yeah, I followed her to the station
With a suitcase in my hand… 295 more words

Music