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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Charters, Samuel Barclay.
New York, Oak Publications, ©1973
|Named Person:||Robert Johnson; Robert Johnson; Robert Johnson|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Samuel Charters; Robert Johnson
|Notes:||"The story of Robert Johnson, his elusive life, and his music; Remembrances by great musicians who knew and played with him, along with music transcriptions of his entire recorded repertoire of blues classics."
The transcriptions: melodies with chord symbols.
Place and date of recordings, matrix nos., and serial nos. of issues given for each song.
|Description:||87 p. illus. 26 cm.|
|Contents:||Robert Johnson --
The first session. Kind hearted woman blues ; I believe I'll dust my broom ; Sweet home Chicago ; Ramblin' on my mind ; When you got a good friend ; Come on in my kitchen ; Terraplane blues ; Phonograph blues --
The second and third sessions. 32-20 blues ; They're red hot ; Dead shrimp blues ; Crossroad blues ; Walkin' blues ; Last fair deal gone down ; Preachin' blues ; If I had possession over Judgment Day --
The fourth session. Stones in my passway ; I'm a steady rollin' man ; From four until late --
The fifth session. Hellhound on my trail ; Little Queen of Spades ; Malted milk ; Drunken-hearted man ; Me and the Devil blues ; Stop breakin' down blues ; Traveling riverside blues ; Honeymoon blues ; Love in vain ; Milkcow's calf blues.
|Responsibility:||by Samuel Charters. With photos of Robert Johnson's Mississippi delta country by the author.|