Robert Johnson

Robert Johnson

Celebrating Robert Leroy Johnson (May 8, 1911 – August 16, 1938), an American blues singer and guitarist born in Hazlehurst, MS. His landmark recordings in 1936 and 1937 display a talent that has influenced generations of musicians.

Published by baldpomegranatenixon

I'm an expatriate Memphis musician and an instructor at a private music college in Minnesota. I find a greater clarity in my appreciation for music from Memphis and the Mississippi Delta region, now that I've lived away from it for decades, than when I was growing up in the midst of it.

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