Robert Johnson Newswire (Page 2)

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  1. Sunny War On World CafeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 20, 2018 | National Public Radio

    ... that stops you in your tracks. It's difficult to describe, but somewhere between the rooted blues of Robert Johnson , the lightning, plucky folk of Richard Thompson and the dexterous wonder of the massively underrated Jack Rose is a good place to ...

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  2. From slave spirituals to hip hopRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2018 | Frontpage The Cabinet Press, Inc.

    ... music was developing into the blues from the Mississippi delta," from artists like Mississippi John Hurt and Robert Johnson. Comtois said, but can be traced to New Orleans, where for awhile a diverse and integrated population led to black, white and ...

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  3. Band plays rare local gigRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2018 | Hereford Times

    ... The Beatles' Sergeant Peppers' Lonely Hearts Club Band album, psychedelic bands such as Cream, the blues of Robert Johnson, Muddy Waters and Willie Dixon, early soul and R&B hits and the reggae of Bob Marley and the Wailers. Pyschedelic Hearts Club ...

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  4. Ry CooderRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2018 | LewRockwell.com

    ... (1986). It is the familiar story of a transaction with the devil. But this is the blues version. Did Robert Johnson make a deal at the crossroads? Switch to the scene of a young guitarist who attends Juilliard, the great New York school for ...

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  5. Moonshine Booze Present the Place From Forthcoming Desert Road AlbumRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2018 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... new project. The initial idea behind this band was to put out a series of classic covers from Johnny Cash to Robert Johnson, Muddy Waters, Little Walter and J.B. Leinor, which were to be completely rearranged while still preserving the rude and ...

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  6. Blues Queen Janiva Magness Demands Action Through Her Protest SongsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 16, 2018 | LA Weekly

    ... awareness, that cry for justice, is integral to the DNA of blues music. From the early days of Ma Rainey and Robert Johnson, the genre has dealt head-on with the hardships faced by black people in the United States. Magness might not have ever been ...

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  7. Back Page, In the Paddock, The Silence of the Amps, Michael ScottRead the original story

    Feb 14, 2018 | Cycle News

    "Crossroads." It's a classic 1930s Robert Johnson blues song, reflecting how he sold his soul to the devil in exchange for an otherwise inexplicably abrupt acquisition of extraordinary talent on the guitar.

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  8. Revisiting moe.'s All-Star 2005 Tsunami Relief Benefit Concert At NYC's Roseland BallroomRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 11, 2018 | JamBase

    ... on Little Feat's "Sailin' Shoes" with moe. backing him on his own "Same Old River," The set-closing turn on Robert Johnson's "Crossroads" saw Anastasio make his highly anticipated appearance, as he traded verses with Bush and laid down his first ...

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  9. Nas Teams Up With Google in Tech Tribute to Black History MonthRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2018 | Black Enterprise

    ... and blues, baby. I would realize-through the education I received from my parents and my own travels-that Robert Johnson, Louis Armstrong, Sarah Vaughan, and Slick Rick were one in the same. Native storytellers who shined a light on our purpose, ...

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  10. Nas Celebrates Slick Rick & Other Music Legends For Black History MonthRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2018 | HipHopDx

    ... in history. The Illmatic creator mentioned Slick Rick alongside a group of music luminaries that included Robert Johnson, Louis Armstrong and Sarah Vaughan. "I would realize - through the education I received from my parents and my own travels - ...

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  11. Iris Theatre Work In Progress Presents CROSSROADS By Beverly AndrewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 7, 2018 | BroadwayWorld.com

    The event features a concert showing of brand new musical Crossroads by Beverly Andrews and Tim Sutton , exploring a hypothesis for the death of blues legend Robert Johnson . Crossroads has a book by - and is directed by - Beverly Andrews , with score and lyrics by Tim Sutton , and score also by Hugh Burns, a celebrated recording guitarist whose work can be heard on over 130 albums.

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  12. In wake of Larry Nassar sentencing, John Geddert faces criminal...Read the original story

    Feb 6, 2018 | Memeorandum

    ... overreacting by many orders of magnitude Paul Ryan faces an urgent moral challenge - (RNS) - Blues legend Robert Johnson, the story goes, made a deal with the devil and sold his soul on a Mississippi highway to play virtuoso guitar. House Speaker ...

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  13. Paul Ryan faces an urgent moral challengeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2018 | The Gazette

    President Donald Trump finishes his first State of the Union address in the House chamber of the U.S. Capitol to a joint session of Congress Tuesday, Jan. 30, 2018 in Washington, as Vice President Mike Pence and House Speaker Paul Ryan applaud. - Blues legend Robert Johnson, the story goes, made a deal with the devil and sold his soul on a Mississippi highway to play virtuoso guitar.

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  14. Los Angeles Times owner will sell paper, ending a long-troubled...Read the original story

    Feb 6, 2018 | Memeorandum

    ... American rocket arced into space on Tuesday. Paul Ryan faces an urgent moral challenge - (RNS) - Blues legend Robert Johnson, the story goes, made a deal with the devil and sold his soul on a Mississippi highway to play virtuoso guitar. House ...

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  15. Trump's 'marching orders' to the Pentagon: Plan a...Read the original story

    Feb 6, 2018 | Memeorandum

    ... American rocket arced into space on Tuesday. Paul Ryan faces an urgent moral challenge - (RNS) - Blues legend Robert Johnson, the story goes, made a deal with the devil and sold his soul on a Mississippi highway to play virtuoso guitar. House ...

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  16. Circles Productions in Association with Workin Process Presents a Night of the BluesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2018 | BroadwayWorld.com

    ... musical which looks at the life and offers a hypothetical explanation of the mysterious death of blues legend Robert Johnson . An artist who still influences generations of musicians today, almost a century after his death. Join us for a soulful, ...

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  17. Music Preview: Peter Karp - 'Blue Flame' Saturates the Blues with Sweltering HeatRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 2, 2018 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    ... Karp lived with his father in a trailer park in Alabama, where he was exposed to the infectious sounds of Robert Johnson, Muddy Waters, Elmore James, and Howlin' Wolf, as well as Johnny Cash, Bob Dylan, Jerry Lee Lewis, and Jimi Hendrix. Karp ...

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  18. Chris Bergson is performing at Black-Eyed Sally's on SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2018 | Greenwich Citizen

    ... in the March issue of Guitarist Magazine. Sometimes in the music, you may hear echoes of Hank Williams and Robert Johnson and bits of all the great American train songs. Bergson's soaring slide guitar can be explosive or haunting and slow. Listen ...

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  19. Bluesman Wallace Coleman Returning To The Bunkhouse SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2018 | The Greenville Sun

    ... involved in Cleveland's blues scene and was discovered by Robert Jr. Lockwood, the stepson of blues pioneer Robert Johnson, the biography says. Coleman later joined Lockwood's band, but left in 1997 to form his own ensemble. Shortly before leaving, ...

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  20. Movie review: Music, history collide in - Two Trains Runnin' 'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2018 | Detroit News

    ... Pollard's story honors early country blues musicians of the 1920s and '30s, such as Mississippi John Hurt, Robert Johnson, Blind Willie Johnson, Skip James, Son House and more. In the 1960s, before the internet, Google Maps or Wikipedia, a handful ...

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