WorldCat Identities

Johnson, Robert 1911-1938

Works: 503 works in 1,456 publications in 6 languages and 29,004 library holdings
Genres: Blues (Music)  Poetry  Biographies  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Alternate takes (Sound recordings)  Rock music  Guitar music (Blues)  Popular music  Documentary films  Blues-rock music 
Roles: Author, Performer, Composer, Singer, Lyricist, Editor, Instrumentalist, Originator, Other, Creator, chi, Collector, Actor, Producer, Musician
Classifications: ML420.J735, 811.508
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Most widely held works about Robert Johnson
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Most widely held works by Robert Johnson
American poetry : the twentieth century( Book )

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 2,335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Contains over 1500 poems by more than 200 well-known American poets, including Langston Hughes, T.S. Eliot, Ezra Pound, Robert Frost, and Wallace Stevens
Robert Johnson, the complete recordings by Robert Johnson( Recording )

21 editions published between 1990 and 2008 in 3 languages and held by 1,021 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For over half a century, Robert Johnson has inspired Led Zeppelin, the Rolling Stones, Eric Clapton, Bob Dylan, Elvis, and more. Newly remastered from the original source material, his recordings are some of the most soulful and endearing music ever
Me and Mr. Johnson by Robert Johnson( Recording )

26 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 679 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eric Clapton covers 14 of the 29 songs Robert Johnson, the most mythic figure in blues, wrote and recorded in his lifetime
The cream of Clapton by Eric Clapton( Recording )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 540 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rock music./ Originally released Dec. 1966-Feb. 1981./ Compact disc./ Program and biographical notes by Ray Coleman ([12] p. : col. ports.) inserted in container./ Participants: Eric Clapton, vocals and guitar, with Cream (1st-5th tracks), Blind Faith (6th), Derek and the Dominos (10th-11th), and other unidentified musicians
King of the Delta blues singers by Robert Johnson( Recording )

31 editions published between 1961 and 2018 in 5 languages and held by 471 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Blue light 'til dawn by Cassandra Wilson( Recording )

3 editions published between 1993 and 2018 in English and held by 395 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cette nouvelle production nous présente une Cassandra Wilson au profil bas. Excellente chanteuse sans sa guitare, la guitare y est pourtant omniprésente sur cet album. Des douze plages on ne retient que de splendides découvertes : trois récentes compositions de son cru et une interprétation traditionnelle tout à fait exquise de <<Tupelo Honey>>, oeuvre de Van Morrison avec paroles additionnelles de <<Angel>> signées Jimi Hendrix
The very best of Cream by Cream (Musical group)( Recording )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 341 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

King of the Delta blues by Robert Johnson( Recording )

9 editions published between 1997 and 1999 in English and Undetermined and held by 315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Robert Johnson was a blues pioneer who has become one of music's most iconic figures, influencing such artists as The Rolling Stones and Led Zeppelin. This collection features 16 of the legends treasured recordings including Love in Vain
Martin Scorsese presents The best of the blues by Eric Clapton( Recording )

5 editions published in 2003 in English and Undetermined and held by 310 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A distillation of the five-disc series, this album has so many different artists and styles that it is made very clear that the blues are as varied and individual as the artists themselves
Can't you hear the wind howl? : the life & music of Robert Johnson( Visual )

8 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in English and held by 289 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An award-winning documentary on the enigmatic bluesman Robert Johnson. Includes discography of Johnson recordings
Digits by Neil B Rolnick( )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 282 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The ultimate collection, 1948-1990 by John Lee Hooker( Recording )

2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features every major single recorded by the blues legend over 40 years of his career including Boom Boom
The Chess box by Muddy Waters( Recording )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The centennial collection by Robert Johnson( Recording )

3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

May 8, 2011, marks the 100th birthday of Mississippi Delta bluesman Robert Johnson, who, according to legend, sold his soul down at the crossroads of Highway 61 and Highway 49 in a midnight bargain that has haunted the music world for three-quarters of a century. The deal brought forth Johnson's incandescent guitar technique and a run of 10-inch 78 rpm singles for the Vocalion, Oriole, Conqueror and Perfect labels recorded in San Antonio in 1936 and Dallas in 1937. Those songs have become a cornerstone of Columbia Records identity and will be celebrated on The Centennial Collection. This 2CD set shares the same genealogy as 1990's Robert Johnson -The Complete Recordings, but that package has now been updated for a new generation. The set includes a new essay by Ted Gioia alongside a new biography of Robert Johnson written by Stephen C. LaVere (completely different from his essay in the 1990 version). Also included are new illustrations, photo images, and a family tree of music originating from Robert Johnson
East-West by Paul Butterfield Blues Band( Recording )

1 edition published in 1988 in English and held by 191 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Woke up this mornin' : poetry of the blues( Book )

1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 172 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mississippi Delta blues( Recording )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 169 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sessions for Robert J by Eric Clapton( Recording )

11 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Harry Smith's anthology of American folk music by Harry Everett Smith( Recording )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Confessin' the blues by Little Walter( Recording )

3 editions published in 2018 in English and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The collection showcases the greatest bluesmen ever and provides a perfect education to the genre. The tracklisting on the various formats has been chosen by The Rolling Stones, in collaboration with BMG
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Can't you hear the wind howl? : the life & music of Robert JohnsonReservation bluesEscaping the delta : Robert Johnson and the invention of the bluesThe blues singers : ten who rocked the worldLove in vain : a vision of Robert JohnsonCrossroad blues : a Nick Travers mysterySearching for Robert Johnson
Alternative Names
Dodds Robert

Dodds, Robert Leroy 1911-1938

Johnson R.

Johnson, Robert 1911-1938

Johnson, Robert 1912-1938

Johnson, Robert d. 1938

Johnson, Robert L.

Johnson, Robert L. 1911-1938

Johnson, Robert Lee 1911-1938

Johnson, Robert Leroy

Johnson Robert Leroy 1911-1938

Johnson, Robert Leroy d. 1938

King of the Delta Blues 1911-1938

Payne, Woody

Robert Džonson

Robert Johnson

Robert Johnson Amerikaans zanger

Robert Johnson amerikanesche Bluesmuseker

Robert Johnson Amerikano a kumakanta ken musikero iti blues

Robert Johnson amerikansk musiker

Robert Johnson bluesový muzikant

Robert Johnson cantante e chitarrista statunitense

Robert Johnson cantor e guitarrista norte-americano de blues

Robert Johnson guitariste américain

Robert Johnson Guitarrista, cantante y compositor estadounidense

Robert Johnson (Mississippi Blues Artist)

Robert Johnson muzyk amerykański

Robert Johnson US-amerikanischer Bluesmusiker

Robert Leroý Djonson

Robert Leroy Johnson

Spencer Robert

Woody Payne

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Роберт Джонсон

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رابرت جانسون

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羅伯特·勒魯瓦·約翰遜 美國藍調歌手和音樂家



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