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Best known of the early Country Blues singers

The above song was popularized by the Rolling Stones.

Award-winning documentary on the life and music of legendary bluesman Johnson. Mixing rare photographs, exclusive interviews, and dramatic re-creations, director Peter Meyer presents a compelling portrait of this enigmatic figure. Hosted by Danny Glover with Keb’ Mo’ as Robert Johnson and featuring interviews with Robert Cray, Johnny Shines, Honeyboy Edwards, John Hammond, Eric Clapton, and Keith Richards:

David Crosby sang a line or two from the above song on the first CSN album.


Another great Country Blues singer:


Blues songster whose repertoire covered many types of music, including country, gospel, and folk:

Here Leadbelly is accompanied by the Golden Gate Quartet:


This great Country Blues singer-guitarist who was a major influence on Jefferson Airplane/Hot Tuna’s Jorma Kaukonen:


Acoustic blues guitarist extraordinaire Charlie Parr performs live:


The great Urban Blues belter performs one of her own songs:


Blues cool personified: Sonny Boy Williamson II (aka Aleck Miller aka Rice Miller aka Little Boy Blue):


A great blues belter, Etta James sings one of her trademark hits:

Here she sings her hit “At Last”:


Pivotal figure in the evolution of blues music from country blues  (acoustic) to urban blues (electric) performs here accompanied by the Band:

Mr. Waters performs a Robert Johnson original:


Blues like never before:

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Gary Clark, Jr., the new guitar-slinger on the block, performs a couple of Beatles’ songs:

Gary Clark, Jr. live at Glastonbury, 26 June 2016:


Robert Johnson’s classic blues “Crossroads” as rocked live by Eric Clapton,  Jack Bruce, and Ginger Baker:

Clapton & Steve Winwood perform Jimi Hendrix’s “Voodoo Chile” in 2010:

Clapton & Cream perform “Stormy Monday”:



17-year-old Christone “Kingfish” Ingram, performing Jimi Hendrix’s “Hey Joe”. Filmed at the Blue Canoe in Tupelo, Mississippi on Friday, March 17th 2017:

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