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Robert Johnson

Robert Johnson was an American blues singer-songwriter and musician. It was his guitar-playing ability for which he is most remembered, and is still considered to be amongst the greatest guitarists of all-time. 339 more words

Urban Legends

Love in Vain

Here is another song that goes back over eighty years. ‘Love in Vain’ is a blues song by Robert Johnson. It was written by Johnson way back in 1937. 723 more words

Robert Johnson - Crossroad Blues

My introduction to Robert Johnson came from Eric Clapton while playing with Cream. Johnson was a great blues guitarist that supposedly sold his soul to the devil at the crossroads to be able to play the blues. 562 more words


Favorite Jams in October & November

It is already December, so I thought I’d combine my musical favorites from October and November this time. Let’s jump right in:

Favorite Tunes: 

Brién… 413 more words


This Historic Day In Music: November 27, 1936, The Gunter Hotel, Rm.414, San Antonio, Texas - Take 2

On Friday, November 27, 1936, Robert Johnson, a 25-year-old Blues musician from Mississippi, had his third recording session for ARC Records.

The location of these sessions was The Gunter Hotel in San Antonio, Texas. 579 more words

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Massimiliano Pagliara + friends @ Robert Johnson

It doesn’t happen often that Robert Johnson expands its venue to a second floor. Saturday was a special occasion though, celebrating Massimiliano Pagliara‘s new album release on the Live at Robert Johnson label. 374 more words

Event Review

Book Review: Kiss Member's Look at Club May Surprise Readers

I have not been shy about my respect for Gene Simmons. I grew up a Kiss fan (especially my love of the 1980s lineup with drummer Eric Carr), and have seen them live 3 times with the original members. 726 more words