Robert Johnson Newswire (Page 6)

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

    Mar 5, 2016 |

    ... 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 ...


  2. 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 ...


  3. 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 ...


  4. Guitar Essentials: Learn Five Classic Delta Blues Turnarounds | TAB + AUDIORead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2016 | Guitar Player

    ... Blues," House makes use of descending and ascending 7th chords to turn the tune around, as in FIGURE 3 . Robert Johnson wasn't called the "King of the Delta Blues" for nothing. By the time of his death, in 1938, he had solidified many of the ...


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

    Feb 28, 2016 |

    ... 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, ...


  6. Stream Paul Burch's Jimmie Rodgers Concept AlbumRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 26, 2016 | RollingStone

    ... a decade later. "Gibson played guitar and Jimmie sang. Gibson shared some of the same energy that I heard in Robert Johnson - open-tuned guitar, mixing a lot of styles. [He] answered Jimmie's phrasing like a piano player. It inspired me to write ...


  7. Phoenix flight? British Airways plane that caught fire is returned to serviceRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 23, 2016 | The Washington Post

    ... Fridays. Hotels skip the 13th floor. Approaching any crossroads risks serious juju: that's where blues great Robert Johnson sold his soul to the Devil. And let's face it: Moby Dick is a yarn about a ship captain who goes crazy thinking that the ...


  8. Sanctifyin'Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2016 | Stereophile

    ... blinded by his father when he caught young Willie's mother going out with another man, is one who, like Robert Johnson, has a small body of work (30 recorded songs) that's come to have an outsized influence. Johnson's original songs like "Dark was ...


  9. 'Out of the Blues' is a novel Robert Johnson might have appreciatedRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2016 | Milwaukee Journal-Sentinal

    You've likely heard a version of this story before. A young Delta blues musician, Robert Johnson, stands in the middle of a Mississippi crossroads guitar in hand, a mediocre player at best.


  10. New Eric Clapton album features George HarrisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2016 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    It features his versions of such blues classics as Robert Johnson's "Stones In My Passway" and Leroy Carr's "Alabama Woman Blues," along with Clapton's rendition of "Little Man, You've Had a Busy Day," a 1934 chestnut previously recorded by Paul Robseon, Perry Como and Eddy Arnold. The album also contains "I Will Be There," a song of unknown vintage, which features vocals and acoustic guitar by one Angelo Mysterioso .


  11. LIVE: Sonny Landreth & Cindy Cashdollar @ The Egg, 2/13/16Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2016 | Nippertown!

    ... latest album, Bound by the Blues , and a goodly portion of the concert - including time-honored nuggets like Robert Johnson's "Walkin' Blues" and Elmore James' "It Hurts Me, Too," as well as Landreth's own tale of his woe-filled, Rocky Mountain ...


  12. Steven Courtney will teach master class for kids at Roots & BluesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2016 | The Ephrata Review

    ... N. Prince St. Other master classes include: Mark Ross (for kids ages 1 to 6); "From Blind Lemon Jefferson to Robert Johnson: The Blues on Acoustic Guitar," featuring master blues guitarist Ari Eisinger; The Stray Birds; Morgan James; and "From Jazz ...


  13. Stay Tuned: Sari Schorr Revives the Blues at the Turning PointRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 14, 2016 | NyackNewsAndViews

    ... which virtually all modern popular music has sprung, whether country, pop, jazz, or R&B. It all goes back to Robert Johnson and his magic guitar. And the line of singers and pickers - both guitar and cotton - extending back before him. The blues ...


  14. Callie Crofts and Robert Gillies at Empty Sea Studios tonightRead the original story

    Feb 9, 2016 | Phinneywood

    ... from the hokum jug bands of Gus Cannon and the Memphis Sheiks, to country blues masters Reverend Gary Davis, Robert Johnson, and Blind Willie McTell. They also touch on ancient English ballads like "House Carpenter", Appalachian murder ballads like ...


  15. [Untitled] w/ Lara Americo, Episode 3, Part IIRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2016 | Creative Loafing

    ... the Stolen Hearts give us an unconventional interpretation of the blues. In their song "Witches Brew," Robert Johnson accompanies vocalist/guitarist Pam Taylor with a variety of percussive instruments, including a foot tambourine, shaker, and noise ...


  16. Roller's Stone: Why popular music owes everything to African-American cultureRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2016 | CU Independent

    ... time was used to. In some ways, the appeal of blues was its sheer rawness. One of most famous bluesmen was Robert Johnson, whose landmark works were recorded in the mid-1930s. Legend has it that Johnson sold his soul to the devil in exchange for ...


  17. Todd Rundgren still banging the drum all dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2016 | Post and Courier

    ... early Rundgren band) or the computer whiz of “No World Order” or the Blues-channeler who covers Robert Johnson songs. Rundgren's two-track career as a performer and producer has delivered unequivocal proof of his virtuosity both on ...


  18. Konstrukt and Peter BrA tzmann: The Message: Live At KargartRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2016 | All About Jazz

    ... being joined by percussion and Korhan Futaci's tenor. The piece operates like an exorcism for the soul of Robert Johnson. This is legendary music my friends. Personnel: Peter BrA tzmann: tenor saxophone, clarinet, tarogato; Korhan Futaci: tenor ...


  19. Jazz at the CrossroadsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2016 | Ottawa Life

    ... of folk and jazz have now come to mingle, it really doesn't matter. Clapton sang of it seeking his salvation. Robert Johnson is said to have sold his soul there to the Devil himself in exchange for his success as King of the Delta Blues. Tonight, at ...


  20. U.N. Condemns Julian Assange Exile, Clinton Stumbles on Speaking-Fee...Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2016 | Quebec Chronicle-Telegraph

    ... you're just getting old. That's because it was a ripoff, and an uncredited one, of the music of bluesman Robert Johnson. They eventually, grudgingly, acknowledged that. But today few people would know that since his fans are mostly dead. Forty years ...