Friday, June 11, 2010

Robert Johnson

Since the unexpected success of the Sony two-disc set of the Complete Recordings of Robert Johnson twenty years ago (!), I have assumed that everybody has at least a passing acquaintance with this remarkable musician. But twenty years is a long time, and I just happened to run across this recording of one of my favorite Johnson pieces, so what the heck.

If you know your Robert Johnson already, for extra credit - and a whole lotta fun - go listen to Neil Rolnick's amazing A Robert Johnson Sampler:

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