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Johnson, Robert 1911-1938

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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 2,360 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 )

18 editions published between 1990 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,255 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 )

22 editions published in 2004 in 4 languages and held by 703 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
King of the Delta blues singers by Robert Johnson( Recording )

42 editions published between 1961 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 574 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The cream of Clapton by Eric Clapton( Recording )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 545 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
Blue light 'til dawn by Cassandra Wilson( Recording )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 409 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cassandra Wilson's landmark album helped to define a new style of jazz when it was released two decades ago. It went on to sell nearly one million copies and earned Cassandra the title of America's best singer from Time magazine. The expanded 20th anniversary edition includes three previously unreleased live recordings from Wilson's 1994 European tour to the digitally remastered album
The very best of Cream by Cream (Musical group)( Recording )

1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 346 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 334 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
Can't you hear the wind howl? : the life & music of Robert Johnson( Visual )

6 editions published between 1997 and 2011 in English and held by 291 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An award-winning documentary on the enigmatic bluesman Robert Johnson. Includes discography of Johnson recordings
The ultimate collection, 1948-1990 by John Lee Hooker( Recording )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Features every major single recorded by the blues legend over 40 years of his career including Boom Boom
Digits by Neil B Rolnick( )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mississippi Delta blues( Recording )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 182 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sessions for Robert J by Eric Clapton( Recording )

11 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

1 edition published in 1973 in English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Artículos de crítica literaria by Mariano José de Larra( Book )

23 editions published between 1964 and 1971 in 3 languages and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Legends of the blues( Recording )

2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Escaping the delta : Robert Johnson and the invention of the blues by Elijah Wald( Recording )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 66 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Robert Johnson's story presents a fascinating paradox: Why did this genius of the Delta blues excite so little interest when his records were first released in the 1930s? And how did this brilliant but obscure musician come to be hailed long after his death as the most important artist in early blues and a founding father of rock 'n' roll? Elijah Wald provides the first thorough examination of Johnson's work and makes it the centerpiece for a fresh look at the entire history of the blues. He traces the music's rural folk roots but focuses on its evolution as a hot, hip African-American pop style, placing the great blues stars in their proper place as innovative popular artists during one of the most exciting periods in American music. He then goes on to explore how the image of the blues was reshaped by a world of generally white fans, with very different standards and dreams. The result is a view of the blues from the inside, based not only on recordings but also on the recollections of the musicians themselves, the African-American press, and original research. Wald presents previously unpublished studies of what people on Delta plantations were actually listening to during the blues era, showing the larger world in which Johnson's music was conceived. What emerges is a new respect and appreciation for the creators of what many consider to be America's deepest and most influential music. Wald also discusses how later fans formed a new view of the blues as haunting Delta folklore. While trying to separate fantasy from reality, he accepts that neither the simple history nor the romantic legend is the whole story. Each has its own fascinating history, and it is these twin histories that inform this book
Love in vain : Robert Johnson, 1911-1938 by Jean-Michel Dupont( Book )

4 editions published in 2015 in German and Dutch and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biografie in stripvorm van de legendarische bluesgitarist
The search for Robert Johnson by Robert Johnson( Visual )

3 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in No Linguistic content and Undetermined and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Biografie van de blueszanger Robert Johnson (1911-1938)
 
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Alternative Names
Dodds, Robert Leroy 1911-1938

Johnson, Robert 1912-1938

Johnson, Robert d. 1938

Johnson, Robert L. 1911-1938

Johnson, Robert Lee 1911-1938

Johnson Robert Leroy 1911-1938

King of the Delta Blues 1911-1938

Robert Džonson

Robert Johnson Amerikaans zanger

Robert Johnson Amerikano a kumakanta ken musikero iti blues

Robert Johnson Cantante de blues y músico estadounidense

Robert Johnson cantante e chitarrista statunitense

Robert Johnson guitariste américain

Robert Johnson muzyk amerykański

Robert Johnson US-amerikanischer Bluesmusiker

Robert Leroý Djonson

Ρόμπερτ Τζόνσον

Джонсон, Роберт Лерой

Роберт Джонсон

Роберт Лерой Джонсон

Роберт Џонсон

Робърт Джонсън

Робэрт Лерой Джонсан

רוברט ג'ונסון

רוברט ג'ונסון זמר אמריקאי

رابرت جانسون

روبرت جونسون

روبەرت لەروي دجونسون

რობერტ ჯონსონი

로버트 존슨

로버트 존슨 미국의 블루스 음악가

ロバート・ジョンソン

羅伯·強生

罗伯特·约翰逊

羅拔·莊臣

Languages
English (181)

Spanish (21)

German (5)

French (2)

Dutch (2)

Italian (1)

Czech (1)

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