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This Historic Day In Music: The King Of The Delta Blues Singers

One of the first times I heard the words and music of Robert Johnson, I was listening to a Rolling Stones album. It was December 1969. I was listening to Let It Bleed, the new album by the Stones. The second … 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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