The Road to Robert Johnson-The Genesis and Evolution of Blues in the Delta From the Late 1800s Through 1938

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The Road to Robert Johnson-The Genesis and Evolution of Blues in the Delta From the Late 1800s Through 1938

Robert Johnson
The Road to Robert Johnson-The Genesis and Evolution of Blues in the Delta From the Late 1800s Through 1938

by Edward Komara

A long-awaited and well-researched book that makes a plausible case for how Johnson became a great guitar player without satanic assistance. Komara traces the development of Johnson's music in light of the people and songs that directly and indirectly influenced him. Includes much information about life in the Delta from the late 1800s to Johnson's controversial death in 1938, and features fascinating historical photos, musical examples, and much more. Required reading for all blues fans! Note/tab. 91 pp.
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Songs:

  • Collector Man Blues
  • Come On In My Kitchen
  • Cross Road Blues (Crossroads)
  • Hell Hound On My Trail
  • House Lady Blues
  • I'm Going To Do All I Can
  • If I Had Possession Over Judgment Day
  • Kind Hearted Woman Blues
  • Ko-Ko-Mo Blues
  • Last Fair Deal Gone Down
  • Love In Vain Blues
  • Me And The Devil Blues
  • Moon Going Down
  • My Black Mama
  • New Frisco Train (That Frisco Train)
  • On The Wall
  • Parchman Farm Blues
  • Phonograph Blues
  • Police Station Blues
  • Preachin' Blues (Up Jumped The Devil)
  • Preaching The Blues
  • Prison Bound
  • Quarreling Mama Blues
  • Ramblin' On My Mind
  • Screamin' & Hollerin' The Blues
  • Sitting On Top Of The World
  • Six Feet In The Ground
  • Take A Stand
  • Terraplane Blues
  • That Won't Do
  • Vicksburg Blues
  • You Got To Reap What You Sow

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