Monday, May 29, 2017
Robert Johnson was both a consumer and creator of records. We look at what he listened to and how it led to two of his songs,
Robert Johnson - Phonograph Blues
Mississippi Sheiks - Sitting On Top of the World
Tampa Red - Things about Comin' My Way
Skip James - Devil Got My Woman
Robert Johnson - Come on in My Kitchen
Scrapper Blackwell - Kokomo Blues
Kokomo Arnold - Old Original Kokomo Blues
Charlie McCoy - Baltimore Blues
Robert Johnson - Sweet Home Chicago
Walter Davis - Don't You Want to Go
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