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  1. Co-owners Richard Stavros and Leland Stein talk 'Regent Theatre Centennial Gala'Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2016 |

    ... 85th Birthday celebration weekend in 2005, " Honeyboy" Edwards : Delta Blues Legend and contemporary of Robert Johnson performing close to the age of 100 not long before his death, and Folk Blues icon Odetta . A personal favorite was British Rock ...


  2. An uncannily in-tune pairRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2016 | Examiner

    ... Devils were becoming plagued with facial tumors. The name also payed homage to the legend around blues star Robert Johnson, which claims he did a deal with Satan in order to create his renowned music. "We're at opposite ends of the scale - Bruce is ...


  3. Famed French Designer Takes On Dallas' Museum of Street CultureRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2016 | Dallas Observer

    ... unfamiliar with?" Govenar asks. Part of the MoSC, 508 Park Avenue is an historic building, where artists like Robert Johnson and Bob Wills recorded. From London, Ace Records will help sponsor the renovation, transforming it into an operating ...


  4. Bonanza King Band amped to kick off Vacaville entertainment seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2016 | The Daily Republic

    ... just for them." She cites her musical heroes as Bob Willis, George Jones, Hank Williams and Patsy Cline. Robert Johnson, Sister Rosetta Tharp, the Carter Family and Duke Ellington are also on the list. "There are so many inspirational folks, I could ...


  5. Elite Slide Guitarist Dennis Johnson & The Mississippi Ramblers perform at Silo'sRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 18, 2016 | PR Log

    Americana / Blues / Roots Dennis Johnson & The Mississippi Ramblers Friday, June 3, 2016 Doors: 7:00 pm / Show: 8:00 pm $15 Tickets: Silo's 530 Main Street, Napa, CA 97202 251-5833 Silo's presents Slide Guitarist Dennis Johnson & The Mississippi Ramblers on Friday, June 3, 2016 beginning at 8 p.m. Tickets are $15 per person and may be purchased in advance from Silo's at Dennis Johnson is one of the elite slide guitarists performing today, drawing comparisons to slide guitarists Robert Johnson and Roy Rogers.


  6. Jazz Guitarist Julian Lage On 'Arclight' And Shifting Musical GenresRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2016 | National Public Radio

    ... they're good musicians because lots of people have good feeling for their instrument. LAGE: A long time ago, Robert Johnson has the blues. Now, Buddy Guy plays for thousands of people. I mean, he does not have the blues. He just has very much soul ...


  7. Led Zeppelin: geniuses, plagiarists or creative borrowers?Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 13, 2016 | The Economist

    ... creative input. B ut Mr Page positively heaps praise on his influences in every interview he gives, from Robert Johnson to Tolkien: the idea that he would knowingly copy a contemporary slightly beggars the imagination. Maybe he did, in which case ...


  8. The Mike Eldred Trio Visits Baptist Town On Delta Blues Sojourn As...Read the original story

    Apr 5, 2016 | Mi2n

    ... for the album is the small neighborhood outside Greenwood, Mississippi, where legendary blues guitarist Robert Johnson was murdered in 1938. The track 'Somebody Been Runnin'' references the final chapter of Johnson's 'deal with the devil' made at ...


  9. What is meant by roots? Thata s the question I had to ask myself as I picked these albums for review.Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2016 |

    ... 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 ...


  10. Sounds around town with Dave FranklinRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 7, 2016 | This is Wiltshire

    ... via the medium of voice, acoustic guitar and the occasional new-fangled devilry of a loop pedal. (What would Robert Johnson think?) Everything gets a bit punk and disorderly on Friday at The Victoria as Vice Squad roll into town to deliver a shot of ...


  11. Searching for Scrapper Blackwell, the Most Popular Bluesman You've Never HeardRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2016 | Guitar World

    Rory Gallagher listed him as one of his biggest influences. Hell, even Robert Johnson turned his song about "sweet home Kokomo" into an ode about Chicago.


  12. Concerts in Columbia: Apr. 6-12Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2016 | Free Times

    ... handles drum and guitar duties simultaneously while stomping through numbers that owe as much a debt to Robert Johnson's fabled crossroads as they do modern Delta rock. With Jade Janay Blocker and a series of poets. - Michael Spawn Main Street: 6 ...


  13. Guitar Licks Lesson: Open-String Licks for Blues and Rock | TAB + VIDEORead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2016 | Guitar Player

    ... when you're playing rhythm. Spearheaded early on by such giants as Charley Patton and Son House, and later by Robert Johnson, acoustic country (and Delta) blues was the first music to feature improvised guitar lines-and most were performed in open ...


  14. Jersey native Jonah Tolchin brings his accessible sound and new tunes to two local venuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2016 |

    ... was always playing music." Tolchin says he was inspired by recordings from Sonny Terry and Brownie McGhee to Robert Johnson, Johnny Winter and ZZ Top. The blues influence is acknowledged on Thousand Mile Night with a cover of Skip James' "Hard Time ...


  15. Savannah Music Festival Review: Kasse Mady Diabate/Robert Sadin's 'Night Songs'Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 22, 2016 | Connect Savannah

    ... between the music of continental Africa and the playing style of early, pre-electric blues masters such as Robert Johnson and Robert Lee Hooker. Lansine Kouyate, himself a member of Malian musical royalty, was an explosive wizard on the balaphon , ...


  16. Kickstarter launched for release of 'Honeyboy' Edwards' last concert performanceRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2016 |

    ... literally had the ear of some of the most important figures in blues history. Here was a fellow who was with Robert Johnson on the night he died in 1938. He hoboed and hopped freights with Big Joe Williams to play around the segregated south. He ...


  17. Earle ends tour on a high noteRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2016 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... but Earle and band were in high spirits. Looking around the audience as the band made their entrance to Robert Johnson's eerie moan -- I suspect there were more than a few who'd attended Earle's blistering metal-rock show at the Town Hall in 1990 - ...


  18. Kern spellbinding in San Antonio Symphony's RachmaninoffRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2016 |

    ... That's probably a given Doors at 9 p.m. Friday, Hi-Tones, 621 E. Dewey Place. $3, -- Robert Johnson less A member of the Austin troupe Starlust Burlesque, Ms. Shimmy promises to "bring something sexy" to what's billed as a two-act ...


  19. SXSW Interview: DionRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 17, 2016 | The Austin Chronicle

    ... Vaughan], John Hammond Sr. called me in one day and he said, "You have a flair for the blues." He played me Robert Johnson and Mississippi Fred McDowell, and he gave me some albums. I went back to my apartment and just woodshedded [laughs]. I think ...


  20. Neo-soul artist Son Little retraces his gospel originsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2016 | Colorado Springs Independent

    ... which is full of skeletal but rafter-raising R&B anthems like "Carbon," "O Mother," "Doctor's In," and a Robert Johnson-meets-Sam-Cooke processional called "Loser Blues." Currently, Little is promoting the album on national tour with another ...