Overlooked No More: Robert Johnson, Bluesman Whose Life Was a Riddle

A photo booth portrait of the blues musician Robert Johnson. It was taken around 1930 and is one of two confirmed photographs of him.CreditCredit© 1986 Delta Haze Corporation. All Rights Reserved. Used by Permission.

Johnson gained little notice in his life, but his songs — quoted by the Rolling Stones, Eric Clapton and Led Zeppelin — helped ignite rock ‘n’ roll.

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