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This Historic Day In Music: Robert Johnson

Robert Johnson, the King of the Delta Blues Singers (and Guitarists) was born in Hazelhurst, Mississippi, on this day, May 8, in 1911. To again celebrate this day – please turn to the archives for November 2011 to read my … Continue reading

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This Historic Day In Music: June 20,1937, The Vitagraph/Warner Brothers Exchange Building, 508 Park Avenue, Dallas, Texas

Even though it was a typically hot middle-of-June Texas afternoon and even though the “recording studio” was a third-floor room in a warehouse/office building in downtown Dallas, Robert Johnson had the most productive day of recording in his career. Johnson cut seventeen … Continue reading

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