Robert Johnson,"Cross Road Blues"-This is the Blues,recorded in 1936!

"Cross Road Blues"(also known as"Crossroads") is a song written and recorded by American blues musician Robert Johnson  in 1936. Johnson performed it as a solo piece with his vocal and acoustic slide guitar in the Delta Blues-style. The song has become part of the Robert Johnson mythology as referring to the place where he supposedly sold his soul to the Devil in exchange for his musical talents, although the lyrics do not contain any specific references...
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  1. Robert Johnson and my grandfather looked so much alike and I didn’t realize until my great Aunt told me and other family members that he is her and siblings first cousin. That would be my third cousin. Love his music 🎶, that revolutionized the delta, and down home blues.

  2. What a cool story!
    Thank You very much for sharing it!

  3. Robert is a very important musician,one of the most expressive blues composer.