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Searching for Robert Johnson

by Peter Guralnick

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Published by Dutton in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Mississippi
    • Subjects:
    • Johnson, Robert, d. 1938.,
    • Blues musicians -- Mississippi -- Biography.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementPeter Guralnick.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsML420.J735 G8 1989
      The Physical Object
      Pagination83 p. :
      Number of Pages83
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2189606M
      ISBN 100525248013
      LC Control Number89007912

      One version of Ledell Johnson's account was published in David Evans's biography of Tommy Johnson, and was repeated in print in alongside House's story in the widely read Searching for Robert Johnson, by Peter Guralnick. In another version, Ledell placed the meeting not at a crossroads but in a : May 8, , Hazlehurst, Mississippi, U.S.   Book Searching for Robert Johnson by Peter Guralnick One of the principal advantages of the blues, as an art form, is the shadowy haze from which the bluesman comes, and into which he returns. The early days of blues recordings coincide with the last peak of a truly segregated and rural American South.

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      The failure of any filmmaker to produce Alan Greenberg’s screenplay, Love in Vain, seems almost as mysterious as the life of its subject, Robert Jagger took a hand in this exploration of the great bluesman as far back as the late-‘70s and Greenberg acknowledges the interest of many other familiar names, among them Bob Dylan, David Lynch, Werner Herzog and Prince. New York: Dutton, Searching for Robert Johnson is, at 83 pages, the shortest piece of literature in the Blues Hall of Fame, but the intense public interest in Robert Johnson and the insightful work of Guralnick, who has been called the dean of American roots music writers, qualify it as a worthy main text was first published as a article in Living Blues magazine; the.


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