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Robert Johnson

Primary Instrument: Vocalist

Born: May 8, 1911 | Died: 1938    

“King of the Delta Blues Singers”

More than half a century after his death, Robert Johnson, the legendary Mississippi Delta blues singer, remains an enigma. A provocative and influential figure in the blues field, Johnson revealed his remarkable musical skills around the age of 20 in 1931. He completed only two recording sessions--one in 1936 and the other in 1937--prior to his untimely death in 1938. Very little was known about Johnson when his first album was released in 1961. By the time Columbia Records released “Robert Johnson: The Complete Recordings” in 1990, slightly more information had come to light, but the mystery endures....
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Source: James Nadal

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    Robert Johnson: King of the Delta Blues Singers Vol I & II

    Music On Vinyl
    2014
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The Complete Recordings

Columbia Records (1990)
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