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Delta blues

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A Robert Johnson-Style Acoustic Blues - Anyone Can Play Guitar

I first heard the name Robert Johnson in the film Crossroads, a 1986 masterpiece starring Ralph Macchio, which culminates in a guitar duel between teenage blues virtuoso Macchio and the devil in the form of a shredding Steve Vai. Up to that point I’d been listening mainly to things like Iron Maiden and Ozzy Osbourne, […]

Scott Dunbar plays guitar on his front porch.

Going from farm to front porch across America’s south in the 1960s, William Ferris recorded everything from praying pigs to haunting blues – a political act, he says, at a time when black voices were being silenced

L’accordo del diavolo, Luigi Sorrenti (Koi Press 2016) a cura di Micol Borzatta

Poison, paesino sperduto sul delta del fiume Mississipi. Il bluesman Robert Johnson decide di fare un patto con il diavolo per avere gloria immortale. Dieci anni dopo la morte del musicista …

three photographs of robert johnson | there are only three known photos of robert johnson and this is the ...

. There are only three known photos of Robert Johnson and this is the least known – with blues singer/guitarist Johnny Shines (right). I wrote about my love of Johnson’s music a few day…