A History of Robert Johnson

Anyone read the Vanity Fair article by Frank DiGiacomo called Portrait of a Phantom? It begins with the story of a guy finding what he believes might be a photograph of Robert Johnson and his efforts to authenticate it. In the seven decades since his mysterious death, bluesman Robert Johnson’s legend has grown — the tragically short life, the “crossroads” tale of supernatural talent, the genuine gift that inspired Dylan,

100 “greatest” guitarists of all time

Rolling Stone magazine published their 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time. The top 10: Jimi Hendrix Duane Allman of the Allman Brothers Band B.B. King Eric Clapton Robert Johnson Chuck Berry Stevie Ray Vaughan Ry Cooder Jimmy Page of Led Zeppelin [“of Led Zeppelin”?! duh] Keith Richards of the Rolling Stones [double duh] Duane Allman?! Chuck Berry?!! If you’re a guitarist, don’t bother looking at the complete list; you’ll want