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Car Tunes: Went Down to the Crossroads… Tried to Flag A Ride

The quintessential blues rock song, Robert Johnson’s Crossroads, where he allegedly sold his sold to the devil in exchange for his legendary skill as a guitar player. Most of a us know about the song because Eric Clapton and Cream … Continue reading

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Car Tunes: Terraplane Blues – Robert Johnson, Chauffeur Blues – Big Mama Thornton

Time for some deep blues. Though Son House has his advocates, many consider Robert Johnson to be if not the father of delta blues, the “king” of that genre. Almost every blues, rock and country guitarist uses some of Johnson’s … Continue reading

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