Episode #56 The Influence of Robert Johnson


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Part 2 of our Robert Johnson tribute in honor of the new biography of Robert Johnson "Up Jumped The Devil" by Bruce Conforth and Gayle Dean Wardlowe. I explore the influence of Robert Johnson on fellow Mississippi musicians, all who left Mississippi for Chicago to create the post war electric blues scene and subsequently influence all of American music. 1. Calvin Frazier - Highway Man (1938 Detroit LOC recording) 2. Robert Junior Lockwood - Take A Little Walk With Me (Bluebird 1941) 3. Robert Junior Lockwood - Little Boy Blue (Bluebird 1941) 4. David "Honeyboy" Edwards - Worried Life (1942 LOC) 5. Muddy Waters - Country Blues (LOC 1941) 6. Muddy Waters - Kind Hearted Woman Blues (Chess 1948) 7. Elmore James - Dust My Broom (1951 Trumpet) 8. Elmore James - Roll and Tumble (1960 Fire) 9. Johnny Shines - Ramblin' (1951 JOB) 10. Johnny Shines - Fish Tail (1951 JOB) 11. Johnny Shines - Two Steps From Hell (1974) 12. Abe McNeill - Steady Rollin' Man (1967 George Mitchell Recordings) 13. Houston Stackhouse - Sweet Home Chicago 14. Lonnie Pitchford - If I Had Possession Over Judgement Day (1989 Deep Blues Documentary)

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