Robert Johnson Newswire (Page 4)

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  1. Bringing It All Back Home charts in the top 10 for DylanRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2016 | Examiner.com

    ... is the wife of manager Albert Grossman. Scattered around the room were artifacts that included vinyl LPs by Robert Johnson and The Impressions. Frankie Valie topped the charts in 1975 with his hit single "My Eyes Adored You". This was his first solo ...

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  2. Album reviews: Digging down to their rootsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2016 | Canada.com

    ... and roll sensibility. A rollicking good time holler, the album was overlooked upon release a few months ago. Robert Johnson does the rhumba in New Orleans. a A brief association with The Clash led to expectations that Joe Ely would have punk in his ...

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  3. SXSW 2016: 'Sidemen' Documentary Explores the Lives of Backing BluesmenRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2016 | Billboard

    ... the Delta to Chicago and turned the genre into an electric tour-de-force. But unlike a blues pioneer like Robert Johnson, Waters and Wolf weren't going at it solo -- both were backed by musicians whose names have been neglected even as their impact ...

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  4. The San Antonio BluesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2016 | Texas Highways

    Arguably the most monumental date in the history of recorded music in Texas was November 23, 1936, when Robert Johnson created the template for electric blues, which became rock-and-roll, in Room 414 of the Gunter Hotel in San Antonio. Learn more about Robert Johnson's 1937 Dallas recordings and the project to renovate 508 Park Ave. at www.508park.org and www.encoreparkdallas.org .

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  5. Part time blues, part time country, part time folkRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2016 | Red Deer Advocate

    ... will also play guitar, banjo and mandolin with his strings trio on Thursday, March 24. He likes the songs of Robert Johnson, Hank Williams, Nina Simone and Flatt and Scruggs and feels they "speak across generations" in a way that today's music does ...

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  6. Another Grammy Museum outside of Los Angeles opens Saturday in the...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2016 | Post-gazette.com

    ... director of the Grammy Museum in Los Angeles. The rhythmic guitar and soulful ballads of bluesmen like Robert Johnson and B.B. King traveled up the Mississippi River and across the country, influencing nearly every style of American popular music ...

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  7. Latemouth Blake tribute to classic Mississippi bluesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2016 | This is South Wales

    ... artists such as Mississippi John Hurt, Blind Blake, Big Bill Broonzy, Blind Boy Fuller, Bo Carter, and Robert Johnson. Featuring ragtime-based finger picking guitar, pre-war blues filled with all kinds of inspired tales and poetry by one of the UK's ...

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  8. Teaching appreciationRead the original story

    Mar 17, 2016 | The Inter-Mountain

    ... "Big" Bill Broonzy, "Blind" Arthur Blake, "Mississippi" John Hurt, the Rev. Gary Davis, Eddie "Son" House, Robert Johnson, "Memphis" Minnie, Elizabeth Cotton. And thank the Lord, they all have a direct line to Eric Clapton (as well as other lesser ...

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  9. The Iranian music pulseRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2016 | Al Bawaba

    ... to the same old place Sweet home Chicago" Sweet Home Chicago, a standard blues song first recorded in 1936 by Robert Johnson, was the last song that Iranian blues band Matchbox performed in Tehran's tiny amphitheatre housed in the Niavaran cultural ...

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  10. REVIEW: Wille and the Bandits, Burnley Mechanics THERE may be only...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2016 | Lancashire Telegraph

    ... their live shows as they powered through a set which included out and out blues, such as a brilliant cover of Robert Johnson's Crossroad Blues through to full blown rock and roll. With an array of peddles at his disposal and a case full of guitars, ...

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  11. Another Grammy Museum outside of Los Angeles opens Saturday in the...Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2016 | Post-gazette.com

    ... director of the Grammy Museum in Los Angeles. The rhythmic guitar and soulful ballads of bluesmen like Robert Johnson and B.B. King traveled up the Mississippi River and across the country, influencing nearly every style of American popular music ...

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  12. Grammy Museum opens in Mississippi DeltaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 12, 2016 | St. Petersburg Times

    ... director of the Grammy Museum in Los Angeles. The rhythmic guitar and soulful ballads of bluesmen like Robert Johnson and B.B. King traveled up the Mississippi and across the country, influencing nearly every style of American popular music: jazz, ...

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  13. Inside Jeff Buckley's 'Definitive' Lost SessionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2016 | RollingStone

    ... the whole grunge thing was happening," remembers Mary Guibert, Buckley's mother. "Here was this kid singing Robert Johnson and Edith Piaf. So it was, 'If we can just get him into the studio and get him to sing, we'll find a couple of numbers that we ...

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  14. Grammy Museum carving a niche in the DeltaRead the original story

    Mar 10, 2016 | Mississippi Business Journal

    ... executive director of the Los Angeles museum, recounted how the research he did on legendary Delta bluesman Robert Johnson in 1998 planted the seed of building the museum. At the time, Santelli was an executive at the Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Fame in ...

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  15. Craig Sonnenfeld & Tom Smith in Concert at Dedham Square Coffeehouse...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 28, 2016 | Patch.com

    ... some influenced by old rural blues stylings. In every Craig Sonnenfeld performance, you will hear echoes of Robert Johnson, Mississippi John Hurt, Hank Williams, Woody Guthrie, Elvis or Ray Charles. Tom Smith's songs are in turns humorous, touching, ...

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  16. Concert review: For Robert Plant, the songs remain the sameRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2016 | The Florida Times-Union

    ... King's Horses," "Turn it Up") and a bunch of very old-school American blues (Howling Wolf's "Killing Floor," Robert Johnson "Fixin' to Die," Willie Dixon's "Spoonful" and "I Just Want to Make Love to You"). A genuine surprise was the opening act, ...

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  17. New Grammy Museum opens in MississippiRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2016 | Erie Times News

    The bedrock of that history is the Mississippi Delta, said Bob Santelli, executive director of the Grammy Museum in Los Angeles. The rhythmic guitar and soulful ballads of bluesmen like Robert Johnson and B.B. King traveled up the Mississippi and across the country, influencing nearly every style of American popular music including, jazz, hip-hop and rock 'n' roll.

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  18. Top bluesmen Ben Tyzack and Guy Tortora unite to play Keighley clubRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2016 | Keighleynews.co.uk

    ... these experiences. His guitar playing is described as an intoxicating blend; from the raw delta blues of Robert Johnson to the powerful soundscapes of Jimmy Page. The Blues Club spokesman said: "What Guy does as a songwriter and performer is what ...

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  19. Grammy Museum opens in Mississippi DeltaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2016 | WTOP-FM Washington

    ... the most Grammy winners per capita in the world. The rhythmic guitar and soulful ballads of bluesmen like Robert Johnson and B.B. King have inspired nearly every style of American popular music from jazz and hip-hop to rock n' roll. Promoters call ...

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  20. How a Dallas developer helped artists turn Deep Ellum into a street-art paradiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2016 | Dallas Morning News

    ... of jazz and home-grown American sound. Its lineup of iconic blues greats included Blind Lemon Jefferson, Robert Johnson, Hullie "Lead Belly" Ledbetter, T-Bone Walker and Bessie Smith, who sang her sweet, soulful tunes in such clubs as The Harlem and ...

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